Lead A/V Engineer at Verkada Inc

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Who We Are
At Verkada, we’re rethinking what it means to be physically safe. Designed with simplicity in mind, we currently offer five product lines (video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms and visitor management), which provide seamless visibility through an integrated secure cloud-based software platform. Over 9,700+ organizations worldwide trust Verkada as their physical security layer for easier management, frictionless scalability and cutting-edge innovation. But this is just the beginning. We envision a world in which security systems feel as seamless and modern as the organizations they protect and our enterprise solution becomes a model for not just business security, but public security as well.


Responsibilities

The AV Lead Engineer is responsible for facilitating an exceptional office experience, providing operational support with a strong focus on customer service. You possess a strong ability to prioritize and organize tasks, while working in collaboration with the Workplace Team to provide and maintain a positive office environment. You are an individual who feels confident making decisions in a fast paced, ever evolving environment, who possesses strong communication skills, knows how to stay self-motivated and demonstrates a positive attitude.

  • Responsible for the configuration, troubleshooting and maintenance of electronic communication systems, including but not limited to professional audio systems, video display systems, automation control systems, Telepresence and Video-Conferencing solutions.
  • Assisting installation teams with the final hookup of electronic equipment during new installs at customer sites
  • Tests and documents readings for customer's systems
  • Troubleshoots and repairs audio visual and IT componentsTrains and instructs the customer on the proper use of the equipment
  • Responsible for reading and interpreting wiring diagrams, schematics, and blueprints
  • Assists with preventive maintenance and upgrades of customer hardware and software components
  • In charge of running high visibility meetings such as All Hands, SKO, and Product Announcements.
  • Overall maintenance of audio/video equipment in the office(s).

Qualifications

  • 5+ years with high end Audio Visual Installations
  • Experience with major industry manufacturers including Extron, Crestron, AMX, Cisco, Biamp, Clarone and PolycomHigh attention to detail
  • Knowledge and experience in IT network communications a plus.
  • Audio, video conferencing, or control equipment manufacturer certifications a plus (Polycom / AMX / Crestron / NEC / Bi-AMP / etc)
  • Must have experience reading and interpreting wiring diagrams, schematics, and blueprintsMust be able to read and effectively interpret general business documentation.
  • Must be flexible with shift hours and timingValid and current driver’s license.
  • This person must have great personal skills and be able to interface with clients, technicians, and contractors.
  • The right individual will also be highly energetic, well organized and responsible.
  • Experience with Video Conferencing, Streaming, and Control Systems is a plus4 Year College Degree PreferredCTS and/or any other AV Industry certifications highly desired not required

US Perks & Benefits
- Generous company paid medical, dental & vision insurance coverage 
- Unlimited paid time off & 11 companywide paid holidays 
- Wellness allowance 
- Commuter benefits 
- Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily 
- Paid parental leave policy & fertility benefits

Verkada is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is support for members and allies of our internal communities like Women at Verkada, Pride at Verkada, Multicultural at Verkada and Parents at Verkada. 

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An Insider's view of Verkada Inc

How does the company support your career growth?

Verkada is a company with a lot of opportunity and challenges waiting to be tackled. It really is a place where you get to "create your own destiny" while being a part of something great.

Kris Gonzalez

Lead Technical Recruiter

What are Verkada Inc Perks + Benefits

Verkada Inc Benefits Overview

As an organization, one of our top priorities is to maintain the health and wellbeing of our employees and their families. We offer flexible PTO, catered lunch and dinner every day, commuter benefits, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, wellness benefits, paid parental leave, fun celebrations, and more!

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Throughout the year we partner with different nonprofits and use our proceeds from internal fundraisers to support their causes.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have 3 committees which include Multi-Cultural Community, Women @ Verkada, and Pride @ Verkada.
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Twice a year we hold a mandatory unconscious bias training for all employees to strengthen our culture and reaffirm our commitment to diversity.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We offer three different ERGs and will continue to add more as we the company continues to grow.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

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