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Director of Product Management, Alarms



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.


The Alarms team builds products to prevent crime and keep people safe in emergencies. Thousands of customers use our devices, software, and virtual guard service to detect and respond to immediate threats ranging from criminal activity to environmental disasters. We’re looking for an experienced product leader to scale our Alarms product to become the market leader in a huge market – nearly $30B in annual spend. Join us to develop technology that makes the world a safer place.

Your Product Specific Scope includes:

  • Web and mobile interfaces: The core Alarm software platform, including site configuration, alarm rules engine, and user management
  • Remote monitoring: Support for remote agents to review and respond to threats, including dispatching first responders
  • Incident Management and Reporting: Helping customers manage system health and gain insights from historical events
  • Hardware: Wired and wireless sensors to detect threats, and keypads to arm/disarm and manage the system


  • Lead a dedicated team of engineers and designers to tackle a massive product category
  • Deeply understand current customer use cases and challenges with existing solutions
  • Develop and drive our Alarms roadmap to become the #1 player in the category
  • Define the feature set and offering that will help our customers protect their people and property
  • Launch into our established sales channel and reseller network. Own pricing, go-to-market positioning, and sales training


  • 8+ years of experience in product leadership
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or similar quantitative field. MS, PhD, or MBA optional
  • Proven history of launching and scaling new products. B2B experience a plus
  • You are both a visionary and deeply in the details
  • Former founders will do very well in this role
  • Willingness to retrofit your house with the latest technology

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
$160,000$275,000 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.