Senior Software Engineer - C++

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.


    • BS/MS in Computer Science (or similar degree)
    • 5+ years of experience of software development for Linux in System Programming Languages (C, C++, Rust, etc)
    • Proficient in modern C++
    • Experience in embedded development or experience with low-level system software development.
    • Good knowledge with operating systems and computer architecture.
    • Familiar with at least one scripting language (Python, Bash, etc).
    • Good communication & documentation skills.

    • Nice to Have:
    • Experience in Machine Learning or Computer Vision
    • Experience in heterogeneous computing, e.g. GPU, DSP, or other coprocessor / accelerator.


    • Work cross-functionally with hardware team to develop camera features in C++ and Python.
    • Lead code reviews, debugging, and bug fixes.
    • Experiment/test with new development boards.
    • Make regular contributions to existing code base to push new features OTA on a frequent basis.

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.