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MedCrypt (YC W19) Embedded Software Development Engineer - $135k

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Mike Kijewski
Mike Kijewski

About the role

MedCrypt is looking for talented embedded software "development" engineers to expand our team working to help medical device manufacturers more easily cryptographically secure their products. We build native C/C++ software libraries and applications for a broad range of hardware targets. A successful addition to our team will contribute to the design and implementation of these solutions.


  • 5+ years of Software Engineering or related work experience
  • 3+ years experience with C++
  • Familiarity with C
  • Experience with designing, building, and consuming APIs
  • Experience with nix
  • Experience with Git or other SCM
  • Ability to translate a higher-level vision into a product
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a dynamic, high-pressure environment
  • Ability to effectively convey a product vision and ideas to improve our conventions, processes, software, products and customer experience

Extra Points

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field
  • Experience with autotools and/or cmake build systems
  • Experience working with cryptographical hardware elements such as TPMs and HSMs

Why You Should Join

We strive to provide a sensible working environment that doesn’t ask or encourage habitual overtime and we offer flexibility in schedule. We have a progressive parental leave policy and vacation time is not just encouraged, but required! We understand that healthy schedules lead to better outcomes.

We believe that high-performing teams include people from different backgrounds and experiences who can challenge each other’s assumptions with fresh perspectives. To that end, we actively seek a diverse pool of applicants.

Where We Can Hire

We are remote friendly! Our headquarters are in San Diego, California, but we are flexible in terms of where you want to be! We currently also have team members in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We cannot currently sponsor new work visas. We are hiring people eligible to work in the US.

About MedCrypt

MedCrypt is a fast-growing YC (winter ‘19) company bringing cybersecurity to medical devices. As the regulatory environment is preparing to enforce cybersecurity requirements in their device approval process, we are looking to deliver a solution that can be used on devices ranging from a pacemaker to a CT scanner. We need you to help us build this incredibly important piece of our company.

Our team values collaboration and empathy for people we work with and the community we work for. We support each other. We are purposeful in our actions and effective at collaboration.

This role is part of a growing engineering team that contributes to MedCrypt’s core mission. Our community of engineers is dedicated to ensuring patient safety by implementing proactive security and committed to a deep understanding of cybersecurity technology.


  • Health insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Progressive parental and paid family leave
  • Unlimited time off
  • Remote OK
  • Market salaries
  • 401k match
  • High degree of autonomy

Why you should join MedCrypt

Team Size:16
Location:San Diego, CA
Mike Kijewski
Mike Kijewski
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