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Senior Embedded Engineer - Alarms & Intrusion (Taiwan)



Taipei City, Taiwan
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.
About the Alarms Team:
As a member of the Alarms engineering team, you will be responsible for building compelling user experiences for one of Verkada’s major new product categories. This is an opportunity to take ownership over integrated hardware/software products which keep our customers protected in times of critical need.
You’ll be working alongside a small, dynamic team of frontend, backend and firmware engineers to develop these experiences. Our team operates as a startup within a startup, so you can expect a lot of autonomy and impact on the direction of the Alarms product category.
If you are an experienced Firmware Engineer who is excited about building new ways to keep people safe and secure, then we want to hear from you.


  • Develop the software which runs on our new line of Embedded Linux and RTOS based devices.
  • Help architect and implement entirely new communication protocols for these devices.
  • Work with the wider engineering team to implement foundational software for performing OTA updates, securing our devices, ensuring they are incredibly resilient and making sure they are delightful to use.
  • Help mentor other engineers.
  • Contribute to other parts of the stack (e.g. our backend services), if that interests you.
  • Work with our manufacturing partners to launch and maintain Alarm products.


  • 5+ years of work experience in an embedded engineering role.
  • 2+ years of experience in C or C++
  • Proficiency in Shell scripting
  • Strong understanding and experience in system architecture
  • Experienced developing in/for embedded Linux based systems.
  • Good working knowledge of common low-level interfaces: SPI, I2C, UART.
  • Degree in Computer Science or related Engineering field.

Nice to have skills:

  • Experience with wireless communication protocols.
  • Experience programming in Golang
  • Kernel/driver development or new board bringup
  • Comfortable using scope probes, reading schematics, hardware debugging
  • Experience with IoT configuration or have helped integrate device into cloud backend.
  • AOSP development experience

Taiwan Employee Benefits

Verkada is committed to investing in the holistic health and well-being of all employees and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to:
  • Private medical insurance by Nan Shan Life Insurance
    • Permanent employees of Verkada Taiwan are eligible for full participation to the group insurance scheme, including accidental death and dismemberment, critical illness, accident medical reimbursement, hospital and surgical, and cancer indemnity cover
    • Spouses and immediate dependents are eligible to participate in the scheme for accident medical reimbursement, hospital and surgical, and cancer indemnity cover
  • 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
  • Commuter benefits
  • Meal stipend

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.