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.
The Real Time Operations division at Axon is on a mission to provide the best-in-class situational awareness software to emergency responders in order to make them more effective and efficient in managing life-and-death situations. As a senior frontend software engineer, you will be joining a brand new team in our London R&D office that is focused on building a fast and performant real-time maps application. You will be responsible for the critical front end systems used to direct first responders to where they are most needed, and will work with your team to improve existing systems by creating a new unified mapping component and integrating it across Axon’s Realtime systems.
You will join forces with device and back-end teams to efficiently source realtime geo-located data from devices in the field such as patrol cars, body cameras and drones. You will join forces with communications teams responsible for streaming realtime media feeds and other signals from devices. You will join forces with application, customer and third party teams to ensure our users have other data they need to make tough decisions. You will write code that efficiently brings these data feeds together on a single map, allowing our users to make better decisions, saving lives.
What You’ll Do
Location: London or Remote UK
Reports to: Software Engineering Manager
- Work as part of an agile mapping team, peered with other teams across Axon
- Develop a new Unified Mapping architecture for use across Axon’s realtime organisation
- Define key availability and performance metrics for our mapping components
- Identify and address design flaws that impact performance and scalability.
- Aid team members with design and code reviews.
What You Bring
- 5+ years experience in web development including Typescript
- Experience with web frameworks such as React
- Experience in a complex environment working with multiple (3+) engineers
- Knowledge of version control, design patterns, application lifecycle management, metrics, security
- Strong communication skills
- Knowledge of web integration technologies (Cordova or Electron)
- Knowledge of web based GIS solutions (GeoJSON, Google Maps or Leaflet)
- Knowledge of web technologies (web sockets, worker processes, PWA’s)
- Knowledge of web game engines, realtime graphics or WebGL
Benefits that Benefit You
- Competitive salary and pension service
- Generous PTO
- Paid parental leave for all
- Private healthcare plan
- Emotional & Development Programs
Benefits listed herein may vary depending on the nature of your employment and the location where you work.
Don’t meet every single requirement? That's ok. At Axon, we Aim Far. We think big with a long-term view because we want to reinvent the world to be a safer, better place. We are also committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve.
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they check every box in the job description. If you’re excited about this role and our mission to Protect Life but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed here, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
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.
Axon’s mission is to Protect Life and is committed to the well-being and safety of its employees as well as Axon’s impact on the environment. All Axon employees must be aware of and committed to the appropriate environmental, health, and safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Axon employees are empowered to report safety concerns as they arise and activities potentially impacting the environment.
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