Software Engineer - Platform Infrastructure

San Mateo, California /
Engineering – Software - Infrastructure/Platform /
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 9,700+ 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.

As a Senior Software Engineer on this team, you will help architect, design and develop projects targeted at making Verkada’s infrastructure the most reliable and cost efficient while scaling to millions of connected devices. Example projects include rolling out a service mesh or designing a cost efficient service ingesting and storing terabytes of video footage. You'll have the opportunity to lead cross-team efforts, mentor your team members and establish engineering best practices across the entire organization.


    • Identify and lead critical efforts related to scalability, reliability and efficiency;
    • Influence the features and direction of our platform with your own ideas;
    • Provide technical support for engineers on team;
    • Align with product and org objectives, and coordinate with cross-functional teams on delivering key results.


    • Must have a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, or similar technical field of study
    • Experience and enthusiasm for learning about new infrastructure products, features, and strategies
    • Comfortable with working at the frontier of infrastructure and software development
    • Experience in Python and/or Go
    • Experience with one of the major cloud platforms (preferably AWS)
    • Strong written and verbal communications

Nice to have:

    • Experience with Terraform
    • Experience with Kubernetes
    • Experience with a service mesh such as Istio

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
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.