Product Specialist

San Mateo, California /
Product – Product /
Full-Time
Who We Are
At Verkada, we’re rethinking what it means to be physically safe. Designed with simplicity in mind, we currently offer five product lines (video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms and visitor management), which provide seamless visibility through an integrated secure cloud-based software platform. Over 12,000+ organizations worldwide trust Verkada as their physical security layer for easier management, frictionless scalability and cutting-edge innovation. But this is just the beginning. We envision a world in which security systems feel as seamless and modern as the organizations they protect and our enterprise solution becomes a model for not just business security, but public security as well.



Responsibilities:

    • Verkada is seeking Product Specialists / Evangelists for New Products.
    • We are looking for individuals with a technical background who have an interest in connected, smart buildings.
    • We are developing networks of sensors, actuators and software platforms designed to transform how we secure and interact with physical assets.
    • We are looking for adventurous people who are excited about ideating, testing and evangelizing new technology that impacts every person who works in an office.
    • We are looking for people who are highly motivated and can learn quickly.
    • Prior experience with IoT devices, databases management, video security systems, or access controls is helpful.
    • We have a particular interest in folks who like to work with their hands - tell us about a project that you have tinkered with or a renovation project you’ve worked on. 
    • This individual will be leading the charge as we take new products to market.
    • This includes testing early prototypes at alpha customer sites, interfacing with customers to understand their needs, and  partnering with our sales team as we take our prototypes to market.

Requirements:

    • Experience scripting in Python or other coding languages.
    • Strong understanding of Linux & SQL. 
    • Strong knowledge of electrical engineering.
    • Strong knowledge of Networking fundamentals: VLANs, TCP/IP, DNS, NAT devices, DHCP servers, and software systems.
    • Entrepreneurial and positive attitude with a strong desire to learn
    • Genuine excitement for software + hardware products and can speak comfortably about how they work
    • Excellent account management, follow-through, and attention to detail.
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field from an accredited university.
    • Industry certifications are a plus: AWS, CCNA, MCSE, CEH, Security+, A+, Network+
    • Hands on experience with Raspberry Pi is a plus
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 
- Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits  

Verkada is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is support for members and allies of our internal communities like Women at Verkada, Pride at Verkada, Multicultural at Verkada and Parents at Verkada.