System Software Engineer - Storage

San Mateo, California /
Engineering – Software - Cameras /
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.


    • Develop and maintain the camera storage component.
    • Design and implement a robust storage system in both camera firmware and cloud, with a focus on stream recording and playback usage patterns. 
    • Work with hardware team and storage vendor to develop the next generation of camera storage systems.
    • Design new flash and streaming-friendly file systems.


    • BS/MS in Computer Science (or similar degree). 
    • 5+ years of experience working on system development as a Software Engineer.
    • Strong C programming skills, with the ability to write complex systems using clean and concise code.
    • Familiarity with file system development, storage layout, and memory management is a huge plus.
    • Experience with Linux kernel development is a big plus.
    • Experience working with flash specific storage systems is a big plus.

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.