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Site Reliability Engineer - Infrastructure



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
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.


We are actively looking for a talented Site Reliability Engineer to join the Infrastructure team.
As a member of the infrastructure team, your role will be to manage this infrastructure and continue to make it easier for our team to monitor and scale it, be it by adopting 3rd party tools or design your own. Example projects include optimizing our cluster cost efficiency, enforcing security requirements, improving monitoring and alerting, and adopting a service mesh.
  • Keep our infrastructure up!
  • Improve infrastructure automation
  • Define infrastructure roadmap
  • Provide technical support for engineers on other teams


  • Must have a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, or similar technical field of study
  • Minimum of 1-2+ years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience in at least one scripting language (preferably Python)
  • Experience with one of the major cloud platforms (preferably AWS)
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with Terraform
  • Enthusiasm for learning about new technologies and tooling

Nice to have:

  • Experience with ArgoCD
  • Experience writing Kubernetes controllers
  • Experience with service mesh

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

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
$130,000$280,000 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.