Our mission is to protect life.

We’re out to make the world a safer place by solving big problems and taking on the public safety challenges of our time. From our company's inception building the TASER device to a full suite of hardware and software solutions, we are focused on providing police agencies with state-of-the-art devices and services they need to successfully serve and protect us. In the next few years, we're going to eliminate the burden of paperwork in policing, so officers can increase the time they spend building relationships and serving in their communities. We’ll put video at the heart of police records so our justice system can get to the truth faster. And we won't stop innovating until the bullet is rendered obsolete.

It’s a big mission, but it’s one we’ll pursue relentlessly every single day.

Your Impact

As the Director of Engineering, you will lead teams to build and deliver mission-critical features on-time and with a high bar for quality. You will drive the technical vision for your teams, guiding them on architectural decisions and setting a high bar for standards of excellence. You will be joining forces with product management and product design to understand the customer outcomes that need to be achieved, and driving the schedule to achieve success. You will be empowered to build high-performing engineering teams that are customer-obsessed and encompass a strong engineering culture. You will coach the managers under you, grooming the next set of engineering leaders for Axon. If you are successful, you will be on the path to building a differentiating product that will disrupt our industry.

Your Day-to-Day

  • Driving the execution of your teams by supporting your managers in leading planning, prioritization, stand-ups, and team retro meetings
  • Leading the technical direction of the team through architectural discussions and code reviews
  • Working with product managers and product designers to build a disruptive product for emergency responders
  • Join forces with recruiting to hire a top-notch engineering team
  • Coaching managers and senior engineers with weekly 1:1s

Basic qualifications

We would love to talk to you if you have:

  • 10+ years professional software development experience
  • 5+ years of experience leading engineering teams
  • 2+ years of experience coaching other engineering managers and leading multiple engineering teams
  • Experience designing and delivering high-availability, scalable cloud-based systems
  • Deep experience in multiple, managed languages such as Java, Scala, Go, C#, or similar
  • Experience working with multiple SQL or NoSQL datastores
  • Proven ability for coaching and mentoring
  • You love delighting end users and hunger for novel challenges

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • You follow the latest in software engineering and open source technologies, and can intuit the fine line between promising new practice and overhyped fad
  • You love delighting end users and hunger for novel challenges

 

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 require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, sex (including gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth, or medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), breastfeeding (or medical conditions relating to breast feeding), age, marital status, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, disability (including medical condition), veteran status, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities and/or religious reasons to perform the essential functions of this position. Additionally, if you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability or religious reason for any part of the employment process, please send an email to recruitingops@axon.com. Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

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