Axon is hiring a
Site Reliability Engineer

Seattle, Washington, United States 🇺🇸

Full-time, Onsite

$124K - $187K / Year

Kubernetes 🎡Python 🐍CI/CD 🔁Cloud ☁️
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.

Your Impact
As a contributor in the APX SRE organization, you are passionate about delivering solutions to the real-time problems our mission-critical cloud native services encounter. You are also obsessed about achieving the high quality and reliability our customers demand. You will work closely not only with the APX SRE organization, but your technical deliverables will reach the entire engineering organization to enable product teams to continuously deliver features on the vanguard of innovation.

What You’ll Do 

Location: Remotely from United States OR Onsite/Hybrid at our Seattle, WA or Scottsdale, AZ

Reports to: Manager, Site Reliability Engineering

  • Build robust, easy-to-use foundational platforms and tools that enable engineering teams to provision services rapidly, consistently, and securely.
  • Exemplify cloud-native site reliability best practices.
  • Write code that is performant, maintainable, clear, and concise.
  • Employ strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to debug problems in cloud-native distributed systems.
  • Influence and educate the engineering organization to adopt new and improved architectural patterns.
  • Provide robust documentation for use by engineers to promote self-service.
  • Take calculated risks, champion new ideas, and cultivate your craft.
What You Bring

  • This position involves handling of classified federal data; under federal regulations, it is open to US Citizens only
  • 5+ years of applicable experience
  • Experience operating in Kubernetes platforms like AKS, EKS, or similar is a must.
  • Experience managing cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, or similar.
  • Experience using managed languages such as Python, Go, C#, Java, or similar.
  • Experience utilizing CI/CD platforms to automate provisioning infrastructure, software builds, tests, and releases.
  • Experience using observability tools such as APM, logging, and metrics to assist with debugging issues.
  • Experience using Infrastructure as Code tools for provisioning infrastructure such as Terraform, AWS CloudFormation, or similar.
  • Empathy to support the needs of software engineers.
Benefits that Benefit You
  • Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
  • Discretionary paid time off
  • Paid parental leave for all
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Fitness Programs
  • Emotional & Mental Wellness support
  • Learning & 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.

The Pay: Axon is a total compensation company, meaning compensation is made up of base pay, bonus, and stock awards. The starting base pay for this role is between USD 124,800 in the lowest geographic market and USD 187,200 in the highest geographic market. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: level, function, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, geographic market, and often a combination of all these factors. Our benefits offer an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. To see more details on our benefits offerings please visit
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.
Important Notes
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.
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 [email protected]. Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.