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Principal Technical Recruiter - Product



IT, Product, People & HR
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 14, 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 Role

As a Principal Technical Recruiter for our Product team, you will partner with our SVP of Product to source, recruit, and close talented professionals to join the Verkada Product team. You’ll have exposure to a number of roles across the Product organization, owning leadership roles and multiple levels of Product Managers. We are one of the fastest-growing companies in Silicon Valley and you will be essential to our continuous growth and success.

Please note: this role is in person - onsite in our HQ, San Mateo office 5 days per week.


  • Manage the full-cycle recruiting process: source passive talent, maintain a healthy pipeline, deliver offers, and close top candidates
  • Develop relationships with the Product team and contribute your expertise on effective hiring strategies for the market
  • Make compelling presentations to candidates about Verkada and the Product team
  • Organize and host remote and on-campus University Recruiting events
  • Partner with teammates to make improvements to our hiring processes as we continue to scale


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree from an accredited university
  • 10+ years of successful full-cycle technical recruiting
  • Previous experience recruiting for Product roles, especially for complex B2B product companies
  • Consistently able to generate a well-targeted and high-quality candidate pipeline for complex and difficult to find roles
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on timely and transparent communication
  • Ability to influence and collaborate with hiring managers using a data-driven approach
  • Adept at managing competing priorities and navigating a fast-paced startup environment
  • Commitment to excellence and top performance
  • Knowledge of Greenhouse, Covey, and GoodTime preferred

US Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing 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 the 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
  • 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
$150,000$180,000 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.