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Global Sourcing Manager



San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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 $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

The Global Sourcing team is responsible for all direct procurement associated with our Hardware. Our scope includes all aspects of cost management from FATP to sub-tier supply chain suppliers as well as testing, certification, OPEX and CAPEX. Additionally we are the primary commercial relationship owner and manage all contracts. We leverage a fast paced dynamic development environment with first generation products typically moving from concept to customer delivery quickly. Many work streams are done in parallel across all teams to ensure high quality products are brought to market as soon as possible.

As a Global Sourcing Manager, you will own the entire direct sourcing strategy and execution for a product line. This includes negotiating contracts, costs (BOM, MVA, Capex, Opex) for both system level and some individual commodities. You will interact with multiple internal and external stakeholders to bring products to market including finding, qualifying, and managing suppliers.


  • Own end to end hardware sourcing responsibilities for Verkada Product Line(s) during NPI and MP phases
  • Develop and execute sourcing roadmap and strategy.
  • Negotiate pricing, terms, contracts, etc. for various aspects of operation including cost management and margin analysis.
  • Find and manage suppliers including relationship management, audits, and onboarding
  • Collaborate with and influence cross functional teams to deliver new products

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in strategic sourcing, supply chain or commodity management
  • 3+ years working with international supply chains in multiple time zones and countries.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of strategic sourcing, supply chain, or commodity management
  • 5+ years working with international supply chains in multiple time zones and countries.

US Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and well-being of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:
  • Healthcare programs that can be tailored to meet personal health and financial well-being needs - Premiums are 100% covered for the employee under most plans and 80% for family premiums
  • Nationwide medical, vision, and dental coverage
  • Health Saving Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA) with tax-saving options
  • Expanded mental health support
  • Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits
  • Time off to relax and recharge through our paid holidays, firmwide extended holidays, flexible PTO and personal sick time
  • Professional development stipend
  • Wellness/fitness benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily

Pay Disclosure

At Verkada, we want to attract and retain the best employees, and compensate them in a way that appropriately and fairly values their individual contribution to the company. With that in mind, we carefully consider a number of factors to determine the appropriate starting pay for an employee, including their primary work location and an assessment of a candidate’s skills and experience, as well as market demands and internal parity. This estimate can vary based on the factors described above, so the actual starting annual base salary may be above or below this range. This estimate is also just one component of Verkada’s total rewards package. A Verkada employee may be eligible for additional forms of compensation, depending on their role, including sales incentives, discretionary bonuses, and/or equity in the company in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Estimated Annual Pay Range
$95,000$200,000 USD

Verkada Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

As an equal opportunity employer, Verkada is committed to providing employment opportunities to all individuals. All applicants for positions at Verkada will be treated without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.