Backend Software Engineer - University Graduate 2024
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2023
Who We Are
Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $360M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 15 offices across three continents, 1,600+ full-time employees and 17,000+ customers across 70+ countries, including 45 companies in the Fortune 500.
We are looking for software engineers who thrive in a high growth environment working alongside teammates to launch products and features that will be utilized by customers across the globe. As part of the Software Engineering team, you’ll have ownership of one or more projects on various product or platform facing teams. You will work across the full software stack and collaborate cross functionally to build the latest iterations of Verkada’s flagship software, enabling our best-in-class security systems.
- Build scalable distributed systems capable of handling high traffic from 100s of thousands of devices deployed around the world.
- Work with high concurrency key-value storage systems (Redis, DynamoDB)
- Work with Postgres relational databases
- Work with logging and message passing technologies like Kafka and SQS
- Deploy services via Terraform and Kubernetes
- Develop large scale systems to interact with and configure products remotely.
- Define and improve low-latency, high-throughput, high-reliability microservice architectures.
- Design and develop features incorporating cutting edge computer vision
- Design clean APIs and implement them using Python and/or Go.
- BS/MS in Computer Science or similar technical field of study
- Internship experience developing and launching products
- Working knowledge of Python and/or Go
- Comfortable working in an agile team software development environment
- Familiarity with REST APIs, ability to read python server code a plus
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.