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Senior Backend Engineer - Sensors

Verkada

Verkada

Software Engineering
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.

Overview

We are a small, dynamic team focused on building cloud-managed environmental sensors. Environmental sensors is one of our newest products that allows our clients to monitor their environment with sensors that can measure temperature, humidity and air quality.
We consider our team a startup within a startup, with a fair amount of ownership and autonomy. You’ll be working alongside a dynamic team of firmware, backend and frontend engineers to develop this product line.
We are #10 on the LinkedIn Top Startups 2020 list and #4 on the Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers 2020. In January 2020, the company raised $80 million Series C at a $1.6 billion post-money valuation and is backed by top-tier investors like Sequoia Capital, First Round, Meritech and Siemens (Next47).
You Will:
  • Build scalable distributed systems capable of handling high traffic from 100s of thousands of devices deployed around the world.
  • Work with high concurrency key-value storage systems (Redis, DynamoDB)
  • Spin up new services in a microservices architecture
  • Help lead and grow junior engineers
  • Own and maintain a public API that our customers use to pull historical data.
  • Build back end applications from end-to-end with an ‘owner’s’ mentality.
  • Communicate with engineering teams throughout the organization to build world class products.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or closely related degree or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of work experience in a backend engineering role
  • Mastery of at least one common server programming language (Python, Go)
  • Mastery of scalable distributed system design, including databases, queues and blob storage
  • Experience working in an agile team software development environment

Nice to have:

  • Software Architecture and API design
  • Good understanding of databases including SQL, relational database design, performance and load characteristics, transactions and locking
  • Experience with some of the following technologies:
  • Distributed data stores (DynamoDB) and caching technologies (Redis, Memcached)
  • Docker
  • AWS
  • k8s
  • Asynchronous data processing and stream processing (Kafka, Amazon Kinesis)

Culture and Values:

  • Self-motivated problem solver: At Verkada, you will tackle large, complex problems with no clear answers.
  • Teach and learn: You will learn new technologies while being entrusted with the technical ownership of major systems, and we hope to learn something from you in turn.
  • Growth mindset: As a fast-growing startup, every day brings new challenges and opportunities for growth, and we want you to grow with us!

Perks & Benefits:

  • Generous company paid medical, dental & vision insurance coverage
  • Unlimited paid time off & 11 companywide paid holidays
  • Wellness allowance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily
  • Generous paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits

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
$130,000$300,000 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.