Backend Engineer - Verkada - San Francisco

Backend Software Engineer 


We build enterprise security cameras that combine cutting-edge camera technology with intelligent, omni-platform software. In development now: Human-equivalent AI security agents.

About Verkada

Verkada, a fast-growing startup in the video-based surveillance space dedicated to solving the security issues faced by companies in the digital age, seeks a Backend Software Engineer. Our focus is on building secure, modern, easy to use cameras that make our customers' lives simpler and safer while reducing risk from hackers and other digital threats. As a member of our Computer Vision team, you will collect and analyze visual and nonvisual data to create and train models that can be deployed to alert customers to situations of interest. If the thought of modernizing an old industry while making the world a more secure place appeals to you, we want to hear from you.

Recent Projects For This Role Include

- Offline processing queue for reliably generating video exports in the face of unreliable remote connections 
- Specify and add API endpoints to change camera image tuning properties

Education and Experience

- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, preferably with research experience 
- 2+ years of industry software engineering experience 
- Mastery of at least one common server programming language 
- Mastery of scalable backend design, including databases, queues and blob storage 
- Experience working in an agile team software development environment


Python, SQL, Software Architecture, Distributed Systems, Operating Systems, AWS, Docker

Culture and Values

- Visionary thinker: At Verkada, you will tackle large, complex problems with no clear answers. 
- Teach and learn: You will learn new technologies while being entrusted with the technical ownership of major systems, and we hope to learn something from you in turn. 
- Startup Mindset: As a small, fast-growing startup, every day brings new challenges and opportunities for growth, and we want you to grow with us!

Verkada is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, and encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

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