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.

Our team

The Axon Standards team is building software that literally has the power to change the way policing is done. We enable law enforcement agencies around the world to monitor their officers’ performance, conduct internal investigations, and manage the critical reporting of cases wherein an officer uses force. We do so by building smart workflow automation which reduces manual administrative effort, collects large amounts of data, and organizes that data to drive better decisions that affect officers as well as the public that they protect. If you enjoy leading technical projects that have the power to save lives and make a positive impact on society, then this role is for you.

We believe that happy teams take good care of their customers, so we foster a friendly, open, introspective team culture that encourages everyone to speak their mind and deliberately avoids red tape, unnecessary rituals, hierarchy, and politics.

Your Impact

You are a Software Engineering Manager/ Senior Manager with experience building customer-facing software that automates and streamlines processes for customers who operate in fast-paced, dynamic environments. You have passion and experience in hiring and growing exceptional developers and productive teams, and want to lead multiple teams of software experts in building complex software systems while staying directly connected to the technical details. You have solid experience working with product, design, sales, and other engineering teams to deliver best-in-class software that scales and delights customers.

What You'll Do

Location: US Remote

Reports to: Sr. Engineering Manager

Direct Reports: ICs

  • Hire and grow a world-class engineering team
  • Work with Product Managers and Product Designers to set goals and plan the team roadmap
  • Execute and deliver new features and improvements to customers on a regular basis
  • Leading the engineering and operational excellence for your team
  • Join Forces with other partner teams in Vietnam and US
  • Coaching your team for continuous improvements

What You Bring

  • 5+ years professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of experience leading an engineering team
  • Proven ability to coach and mentor engineers
  • A passion for communication and collaboration
  • A proven track record of planning and delivering on multiple overlapping projects spanning several months
  • Experience implementing engineering processes that emphasize security and quality
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • You distilled your people and team management practices into a set of models and principles that you regularly verbalize, apply, and improve
  • You thrived in multi-functional organizations by building consensus and partnering with product management, designers, information security, and recruiting
  • You have calibrated coding, system design and behavioral job interview questions that you used to hire top talent and quickly grow your team
  • You maintained high performance standards by collecting objective metrics and peer feedback for performance evaluation and management
  • You mentored junior and senior engineers, helping them understand themselves, influence others, and advance towards their career goals
  • You established trust with senior leaders by aligning your priorities with theirs, providing timely, accurate, and succinct status updates, and helping other teams when needed
  • You have kept your engineering skills sharp so you can review your team's code, evaluate design options, and provide high-level cost estimates
  • You follow the latest in open source technologies and can intuit the fine line between a promising new practice and an overhyped fad

Benefits That Benefit You

  • An awesome office/working environment with the latest technologies
  • Competitive salary and benefits including a great medical insurance plan for you and your family
  • Free lunch, gym, phone stipend, parking
  • Fun team activities and outings
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities for training in the US
  • Opportunities to ride along with real US police officers in real life situations, see them use our technology, and get inspired

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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