Software Engineer, Security - University Graduate 2023

San Mateo, CA United States


Imagine all your building and security products on a single cloud-managed platform, accessible from anywhere in the world. Free 30-day trial. Simple, secure and scalable.

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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 15 offices across three continents, 1,600+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.


Verkada is looking for security engineering new grads to join our team for an exciting and challenging opportunity. We are seeking engineers who will thrive in a startup culture working alongside teammates to launch products that will be utilized by customers across the globe. As a new grad working with the Security Engineering team, you will have opportunities to work across the full software stack and collaborate cross-functionally to secure the latest iterations of Verkada’s flagship software enabling our best-in-class security systems.


  • Depending on your interests, work in one or more of the following domains:
  • Partner with software engineering teams to build threat models
  • Fix, triage, and fix vulnerabilities in our embedded software stack
  • Assist product teams with secure hardware developmentFind, triage and fix vulnerabilities in AWS, Kubernetes, containers, microservices and code.
  • Build frameworks and libraries to mitigate classes of security vulnerabilities
  • Build scalable distributed systems capable of monitoring and detecting security events from across Verkada’s infrastructure.
  • Automate responses to security incidents.
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems outside of your normal scope.


  • Graduating by June 2023. MS in Security is acceptable if you have bachelor’s degree and can code.
  • Familiar with: Python, Golang or C, Distributed Systems, Operating Systems, AWS, Docker, etc.
  • Comfortable working in an agile team software development environment.
  • Familiarity with REST APIs, ability to read Python server code a plus!


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
$120,000$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.

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Country: United States
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