Axon Careers & Company Culture

What does a good day at work feel like to you? At Axon, we wake up every day with a sense of purpose, to use our tech skills to make the world a better place.

More than a company that manufactures code for the latest trend, we create technology that makes the world safer by empowering those who keep it safe. From cloud-based body cameras to real-time digital information via connected apps, AI, and IOT, our hands are deep in the architecture of everything we create. Some may call us tech nerds. We prefer innovation enthusiasts. Axon promotes individualism and an entrepreneurial spirit in approaching our work, knowing that sometimes we’re at our best when we’re given the ball to run with it. Yet, we all work together as one team by supporting each other and building incredible things when we collaborate. We also know that a good day at work is when your company cares about your personal life as they do your work life.

In a world of technological innovation, Axon promotes a culture of humanism. We understand that we are only part of what is important to you. As we strive for truth, honesty, and safety through technology, we believe that is only possible through transparency. At Axon, we value that a good day is coming home with a deep sense of accomplishment as we do our part to contribute to the greater good. Our workplace is one that embraces diversity, embraces innovation and promotes transparency throughout all levels in the organization. We conduct Axon Connect sessions, wherein senior leaders in the company answer anonymously submitted questions about the current and future state of Axon. We also have a Diversity & Inclusion Committee that works together to promote events and programs that encourage sensitivity, openness and safety among employees.

Welcome to “The Ride: Inside Axon.”

Awards

AZ Business Magazine
2021
Arizona Republic
2021
Computerworld
2019
Comparably
2019
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Employee Opportunities

Axon is home to 4 Affinity Groups including Veterans at Axon that host events throughout the year and provide a safe community atmosphere both for members and allies of underserved populations. For Axon’s Leadership Development Program, we recruit new graduates from a variety of backgrounds for this two-year program in which they rotate through different functions of the company, lead special projects, and attend learning sessions with leadership. Graduates of this program have taken on crucial leadership roles across the company, including president, vice presidents and product managers.

Benefits

401k

We match 100% on the first 3% of deferral, and 50% on the next 2%.

PTO

Salaried employees do not accrue PTO, instead, we offer discretionary paid time off.

Learning Opportunities

Axon employees receive free access to all LinkedIn Learning courses

Parental leave

Robust parental leave policy

Free Star Wars Screenings

Our CEO and founder Rick Smith every year pays out of his own pocket to send all employees on an all-expenses-paid screening (with a plus one) to the latest Star Wars film.

Wellness Incentives

Axon employees are eligible for Gym Pass which offers significantly reduced access to thousands of gyms across the country and a platform of health and wellness apps including personal training and nutrition coaching. Axon employees are also eligible to participate in a Wellness Tracking program and receive $250 per year, per person in gift cards for logging health-related activities.

Mental and Emotional Support

Axon employees and 2 loved ones (does not have to be listed as a dependent) receive unlimited access to Ginger emotional support app, including 12 1:1 sessions per year with a licensed therapist and 24/7 access to mental health coaches via text from the privacy of their smartphone.

Robust benefits platform

that includes competitive medical, dental, and vision plans. Ancillary benefits include a Health Savings Account, a Dependent Care FSA, Commuter Benefits (Parking/Transit), Legal Assistance, Gym Discounts, and a comprehensive Wellness Program.

Snacks

Healthy snacks and fruit with coffee from a latte machine and free soda.

Grand Canyon Summer Trip

Each year, Axon offers an all-expenses-paid trip to the Grand Canyon. It is available to every full-time Axon employee.

Unique Office Spaces

We have several offices around the world that are uniquely designed. In 2016, Axon was named Geekwire’s geekiest office.

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