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

Today, public safety officers spend up to 2/3 of their time on the job filling out paperwork (sometimes with paper, sometimes with floppy disks). Not only is this tedious for officers, but the never-ending pile of paperwork reduces the amount of time they can spend out in the field, protecting their communities. Axon Records cuts down on paperwork so that officers can spend more time prioritizing the safety of our communities.

Imagine the year 2030. Advanced technology has automated more and more routine tasks to put officers back in the community, dramatically improving the quality and safety of our lives. Public safety officers have everything available at their fingertips- empowering them to seamlessly connect the dots and get the answers they need when they need them to most effectively protect life.

What You’ll Do

Location: London, England or Remote, U.K.
Reports to: Sr. Engineering Manager or Director of Engineering

  • Be the technical leader of our Records team
  • Lead designs of major software components, systems, and features.
  • Review key architecture designs from senior engineers across other teams, and enforce a high bar on availability, performance, and maintainability in this mission-critical space
  • Set a high technical bar for the team by writing well-tested, maintainable code and leading code and technical design reviews
  • Join forces with other senior engineers on assessing the top engineering risks and guiding the organization on which strategic engineering initiatives to invest in
  • Mentor and coach other senior engineers and grow the next set of technical leaders for the organization
  • Work across teams with Product, Design, Engineering, and SRE to drive and deliver on our product roadmap
  • Deliver groundbreaking experiences that help improve safety and efficiency of our users globally

What You Bring

  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Experience designing for high availability, reliability, security, and performance
  • Experience building complex and impactful software in a team environment
  • Backend service experience in languages, such as Go, Python, Java, or Scala
  • Experience with search engine technologies, such as Elasticsearch or Solr
  • Strong experience with databases, such as MySQL or Cassandra
  • Enjoys mentoring and growing junior engineers
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Experience designing and delivering high-availability, scalable cloud-based systems
  • Experience with realtime streaming event log or messaging technologies, such as Kafka or ActiveMQ
  • Experience using metrics (e.g. DataDog, Splunk) to triage and investigate failure scenarios
  • Facilitates cross-team collaboration among engineers and contributes to the broader community of senior engineers
  • Influences peers, advises senior leaders, coaches and mentors junior team members

Benefits that Benefit You

  • Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
  • Discretionary time off
  • Paid parental leave for all
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Fitness Programs
  • Emotional & 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.

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.

 

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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