Verkada

101 - 250 Employees
26 - 50 Engineers
$50M - $100M Funding
Series B

Verkada is a fast-growing startup building enterprise security cameras that combine cutting-edge camera technology with intelligent, omni-platform software and AI. Our focus is to build secure, modern, easy to use cameras that enhance our customer’s user experience while also improving physical security and reducing risk from digital threats. Verkada was founded in 2016 by computer scientists from MIT and Stanford and has recently completed its Series B round of funding at a $540M valuation in April of 2019 led by Meritech and Sequoia Capital.

Active Roles
Why join us?
  • Revenue is outpacing funding. We have been pleasantly surprised by the reception and adoption of our product in the market. Our Series A last year was for 15 Million and our Series B this year was for 40 Million and gave us a valuation of 540 Million.

  • We are growing as fast as we can. We will double in size this year and again next year. Recently named 4th fasted growing company in Silicon Valley.

  • All founders have started successful companies in the past. Our Chairman was one of the original founders of Meraki which was acquired by Cisco.

  • Investors include Sequoia, Meritech, Next 47 and First Round Capital.


Engineering at Verkada
Engineering team and processes

Our engineering team works cross functionally in pod like teams on different projects that last from a week to a quarter. The feature teams work with designers and other engineers to complete the feature to spec. The larger web team meets weekly to discuss estimates for the following week and ends with engineers demoing their work. Jira is used for our task management and Github is our VCS.

Technical Challenges

Interfacing with physical devices creates unique technical challenges that is unique from most front-end development roles.

Projects you might work on
  • Building a low-latency video multiplexer that proxies and transcodes camera feeds to different browsers with a custom front-end video player.

  • Creating a web app that can stream a live camera feed on LAN while disconnected from the internet.

Tech stack
Python
Flask
React
JavaScript
Swift
AWS

Working at Verkada

Our culture is very casual and upbeat with an ideal startup feel. Everyone enjoys the success we're experiencing and it feels like being on a winning team here!

Generous Vacation

Flexible, unlimited PTO

Free Food

Eat Club caters twice a week and we're well stocked with snacks and drinks.

Gym/Fitness

$100 (grossed up) gym membership reimbursement.

Maternal/Paternal Leave

12 weeks for paid maternity leave, 4 weeks paid paternity leave.

Flexible Hours

There is a lot of flexibility with hours for engineers. Most, but not all engineers come in late.

Team Activities

There are frequent game nights, lunches and offsite activities.

Health Insurance

We pay 100% for the employee's benefits coverage.

Transportation

$200 per month commuter benefit which can be spent on any form of travel.

Relocation

We offer $5,000 (grossed up) relocation bonus.

Company Retreats

Every quarter we have a Sales Kickoff, most recently being in Vegas and Tahoe.


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