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Software Engineering Intern, Backend - Fall 2024



18d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Software Engineering
  • San Mateo
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AI generated summary

  • You must be pursuing a tech degree, graduating by June 2025, with prior product dev experience. Skills in Python/Golang, Distributed Systems, AWS, etc. needed for HQ work in fall 2024. Join our agile team at Verkada!
  • You will design and build distributed systems, work with databases and key-value storage, deploy services, develop microservice architectures, incorporate computer vision features, and implement clean APIs using Python and/or Go.


  • Ability to work at Verkada HQ during fall 2024
  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or similar technical field of study
  • Graduating by June 2025
  • Prior internship experience developing and launching products
  • Familiar with: Python or Golang, Distributed Systems, Operating Systems, AWS, Docker, etc.
  • Comfortable working in an agile team software development environment
  • Familiar with REST APIs and Linux servers are a plus


  • Build scalable distributed systems capable of handling high traffic from 100s of thousands of devices deployed around the world
  • Work with high concurrency key-value storage systems (Redis, DynamoDB)
  • Work with Postgres relational databases
  • Work with logging and message passing technologies like Kafka and SQS
  • Deploy services via Terraform and Kubernetes
  • Develop large scale systems to interact with and configure products remotely.
  • Define and improve low-latency, high-throughput, high-reliability microservice architectures
  • Design and develop features incorporating cutting edge computer vision
  • Design clean APIs and implement them using Python and/or Go


What team will the hardware engineering interns be working with at Verkada?

The hardware engineering interns will be working with the Backend Engineering team at Verkada.

Modern Enterprise Building Security

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Mission & Purpose

Verkada is a leader in cloud-managed enterprise building security, enabling over 17,000 organizations worldwide to protect their people and assets while prioritizing privacy. Designed with simplicity in mind, Verkada’s seven product lines - video security cameras, door-based access control, environmental sensors, alarms, visitor management, mailroom and intercom - provide unparalleled visibility through a single secure cloud-based software platform. The company was founded by computer scientists and security experts from Stanford University, and Hans Robertson, the former co-founder and COO of Cisco Meraki. Verkada is headquartered in San Mateo, CA with offices in Salt Lake City, Tampa, Phoenix, Austin, London, Sydney, Taiwan, New York, Philadelphia, Toronto, Mexico City, Seattle and Tokyo.