Glynn Capital
Glynn Capital

Hardware Engineering Program Manager



Other Engineering, Operations
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.
As an Engineering Program Manager on our Hardware team, you will lead the development and execution of cutting-edge new hardware programs. You’ll steer our cross-functional efforts from prototype to production and guide the bring-up of new products on new factory lines. You’ll thrive at the intersection of engineering, manufacturing, operations, and product management.


  • Lead end-to-end product development efforts; steer new programs from requirements definition through to validation, certification, ramp-up, and sustaining
  • Work closely with EE, ME, FW, and ID team members to craft and track program schedules and coordinate all deliverables
  • Leverage your engineering foundation to de-risk development and clear hurdles related to testing, line bring-up, SOPs, factory flow, yield, and more
  • Lead a wide variety of weekly meetings including vendor calls, internal team updates, and presentations with key leadership team members
  • Own the build plan and unit allocation leading up to product launches
  • Coordinate with Engineering, Product Managers, and Supply Chain team members to execute the launch plan
  • Serve as the key point of contact for an international network of manufacturing partners
  • Drive vendors towards aggressive schedules and ambitious objectives
  • Guide compliance efforts, sustaining work, and post-launch failure analysis efforts


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related fields
  • Strong technical knowledge of electrical design, validation and manufacturing; SMT exposure is a plus
  • 3+ years of experience in developing and manufacturing new electronics products
  • Must have completed at least one full hardware development cycle through product launch; FATP exposure is a major plus
  • 3+ years of experience working with an overseas hardware supply chain
  • Excellent organizational skills and written and verbal communication; fluency in Mandarin is a plus
  • Flexible and adaptive in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 20%

US Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and well-being of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:
  • Healthcare programs that can be tailored to meet personal health and financial well-being needs - Premiums are 100% covered for the employee under most plans and 80% for family premiums
  • Nationwide medical, vision, and dental coverage
  • Health Saving Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with tax-saving options
  • Expanded mental health support
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
  • Time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, flexible PTO and personal sick time
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness/fitness benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily

Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range
$95,000$280,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.