Associate General Counsel (Product)

San Mateo, California /
Business Operations – Legal /
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.

About the Role 
You will be Verkada’s top product lawyer and overall responsible for advising the business on how to mitigate legal risk related Verkada’s product offerings, and for ensuring Verkada’s compliance with worldwide hardware and software product regulations and laws. You will report to Verkada’s General Counsel and advise Verkada’s leadership team on product-related issues. You will be part of company leadership and help shape the direction of the business. We need someone who can hit the ground running and build (and then lead) a function and a team.

What You’ll Be Expected To Do

    • Build and then lead Verkada’s product counseling function and team
    • Be the lead legal partner for the product, engineering, and business teams, advising them on all legal aspects related Verkada’s product offerings, including their  development, launch, marking, sale, and compliance with worldwide regulations and laws
    • Advise company leadership about Verkada’s product offerings and provide practical legal risk mitigation strategies across multiple jurisdictions at once
    • Serve as Verkada’s subject matter legal expert on all product-related issues
    • Monitor new and emerging developments in applicable worldwide regulations and laws, and identify potential impacts on current and future Verkada product offerings

What You’ll Need

    • J.D. degree from an ABA-approved law school or equivalent 
    • 6 - 10+ years of legal experience focused on hardware and software legal issues (preferably with at least 2 years of in house experience)
    • Expertise in the evolving landscape of product regulations (especially with respect to hardware compliance), with experience spotting emerging trends and new issues
    • Experience advising multinational, complex fast-growing global companies, preferably with respect to both hardware and software product offerings
    • Experience developing, and implementing compliance programs and policies for hardware and software products
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.