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. If you have a disability or special need that requires assistance or accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email recruitingops@axon.com. Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

*Axon requires employees be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment, unless a medical or religious accommodation is approved. As such, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.

Your Impact

As the founding member and lead for Axon’s VR/AR engineering team, you will be responsible for bridging the gap between our VR content and the broader Axon Ecosystem. We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to design and build cloud services that power our VR and AR-based training, as well as build out a broader engineering team over time. The training we produce will communicate with Axon’s cloud, based in Microsoft Azure Platform, and provide both internal and external users an experience to manage VR analytics reporting, VR content, device health, and an admin portal for the thousands of agencies where our VR systems are deployed. You will partner with multiple engineering teams, both internally and externally, while leveraging your interest in backend technologies and services to make our solutions better, easier to maintain and more performant. We are working with cutting edge technology and need your help to make it all come together.

You will join an interdisciplinary team tackling the biggest challenges in public safety training head-on, including immersive VR-based empathy development training and de-escalation training to help officers engage with the communities they serve with greater awareness and safety. We seek to accomplish this while abiding to the following guiding principles:

  • Build AR and VR Solutions for Social Good: With our mission to Protect Life, we develop AR/VR solutions that benefit both law enforcement and the community, while addressing key issues in society.
  • Empower Agencies with Data: Deliver ongoing data and analysis that provide agencies with key insights that enable them to make decisions that result in building better, more efficient, and positive programs.
  • Develop an Active and Diverse Virtual Platform: Leverage the latest in AR & VR technologies to create a robust portfolio of solutions and the highest-quality content, that enable users to be more effective in their roles and manage the challenges of 21st century public safety.


What You’ll Do

Location: Seattle, WA / Remote, United States
Reports to: Engineering Manager
Direct Reports: None

    • Work closely with various core tech teams and other external organizations to define architecture and develop services that work towards our various technology roadmaps and products.
    • Review requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and impactful feedback.
    • Develop micro-services and core features from initial design to final deployment.
    • Work with partners in other disciplines and other teams to drive collaborative efforts.
    • Ensure streamlined deployment of product in cloud environments.

What You Bring

    • 5+ years of experience in software engineering
    • Experience building complex and impactful software in a team environment
    • Experience with Cloud (PaaS, SaaS) services and solutions
    • Backend service experience in managed languages such as Java, Scala, Go, C#, or similar
    • You influence your peers, advise senior leaders, coach and mentor junior team members
    • Experience designing and delivering high-availability Cloud Service Technologies (Google Cloud, AWS, or Azure) including Kubernetes or Docker
    • Experience in REST architecture for web services and building secure, scalable APIs
    • You are passionate about quality design, code, tools and architectures
    • Interest in building a small team of developers.

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

NOTE: The 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.

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