Job Description

Title: Senior Software Engineer – Embedded Networking

Location: United States

Join Axon and be a Force for Good.

At Axon, we’re on a mission to Protect Life. We’re explorers, pursuing society’s most critical safety and justice issues with our ecosystem of devices and cloud software. Like our products, we work better together. We connect with candor and care, seeking out diverse perspectives from our customers, communities and each other.

Life at Axon is fast-paced, challenging and meaningful. Here, you’ll take ownership and drive real change. Constantly grow as you work hard for a mission that matters at a company where you matter.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes justice, advances equity, values diversity and fosters inclusion. We’re committed to hiring the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances and empowering all of our employees so they can do their best work.

Your Impact

You’ll be part of a highly visible software engineering team that develops embedded software for fleet HUB that connects cameras and other peripherals to ensure vital evidence is captured during mission critical moments for our customers. This is an opportunity to grow alongside a team of talented software and firmware engineers and to create exciting next generation public safety products such as in-car cameras, wireless microphones, and more!

As a senior engineer on the team, you will be intimately involved in the architecture decisions that will shape our products. You are dedicated to building device software that requires high stability and fast, consistent performance. You love working with the latest open source technologies, and can leverage your system design skills to make the right technical decisions on a system that needs to be bullet-proof.

Not only can you drive decisions among competing engineering trade-offs, your empathy with customers allows you to offer innovative solutions for our customer problems. You will be working closely with product managers and designers to ensure we are building the right solution for our customers. You also enjoy mentoring other engineers, and love to be a hands-on teacher helping to up level the team around you.

Your job, as a Senior Embedded Networking Software Engineer, will be to design, develop, test and maintain embedded applications and networking configurations, and the supporting system and libraries, while interfacing with cloud and firmware services for the Fleet system. Join us to work with a passionate, mission-driven group of people who want to positively impact the lives of first responders and those that they serve.

What You’ll Do

Location: Remote anywhere in the U.S. or Canada or onsite in Seattle, WA
Reports To: Engineering Manager

  • Be part of a high performing team that designs and develops embedded applications and network configurations for Axon’s Fleet products
  • Set a high technical bar for the team by leading architecture, design and code reviews
  • Collaborate across Product Management, Design, and Engineering teams to create integrated solutions that delight our customers
  • Build software that adheres to our high bar on quality, stability and latency in this mission-critical space
  • Work to identify and integrate latest open source technologies to help meet our product requirements
  • Improve our software engineering process, including long-term thinking, sprint planning/retrospective and stand-ups
  • Mentor other junior software engineers

What You Bring

  • Strong networking knowledge (such as TCP/IP, VPN, DNS, DHCP, tunneling to support a diverse array of network configurations)
  • 5+ years experience of professional software development in C/C++, Go, Python and/or another systems programming language
  • Experience with Embedded Linux development and/or RTOS
  • 5+ years experience writing unit, integration and/or system level tests
  • 2+ years mentoring junior team members and/or leading small teams
  • Understanding of Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, run-time analysis, object-oriented design and code quality verification

Benefits that Benefit You

  • Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
  • Discretionary paid time off
  • Paid parental leave for all
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Fitness Programs
  • Emotional & Mental Wellness support
  • Learning & Development programs
  • And yes, we have snacks in our offices

Benefits listed herein may vary depending on the nature of your employment and the location where you work

Don’t meet every single requirement? That’s ok. At Axon, we Aim Far. We think big with a long-term view because we want to reinvent the world to be a safer, better place. We are also committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they check every box in the job description. If you’re excited about this role and our mission to Protect Life but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed here, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

NOTEThe above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The job description may change or be supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

Some roles may also require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.