AI Software Engineer Internship (2018)

Come Join Us
Come work in an exciting environment in which you’ll use your passion, experience, and strong analytical skills to help bring new technologies to public safety and leave a positive impact on the world. We cultivate an environment that favors agility, initiative, and creative thinking. Our mission is to protect life, making the world a safer place through smart devices and software services. We genuinely love what we do and are looking for others who share this passion.

Our mission to protect life is what drives us. Whether protecting life through each line of code you write or through the devices you've led to launch, you'll be making a difference. We're changing the way law enforcement uses technology. As a Software Engineer intern at Axon, you'll design and implement new features for and our Axon platform.

Our Seattle-based software team is made up of a plethora of talent. Whether you have experience in Front-End Engineering, iOS Engineering, Android Engineering, Full-Stack Engineering, Firmware Engineering, Network Engineering, or DevOps Engineering, you will have the opportunity to cross-train in a variety of languages and products. Our team is versatile and determined, no matter the project or activity. Whatever your goals are, you'll have the freedom to work on projects you're passionate about, and the support of people who will challenge you in new ways.

We recognize the hard work and responsibility of all Axon employees, and try to give back by focusing on employee happiness and generous benefits! The Axon internship is built around interesting projects, employee development, and a fantastic time.

Basic Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university with a major in Computer Science (or a related field)
  • Experience in two or more of these languages: Java, C, C++. Objective-C, HTML5, CSS, Scala, Ruby, Python, Bash, Perl, Lua, and Javascript
  • GPA greater than or equal to 3.0/4.0 (Strong academic performance)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Student organization/team leadership experience
  • Internship Experience


  • Participating in the analysis and composition of requirements, design of architectural and component software features,
  • Building and implementing of system and test plan, and documentation of final product
  • Adapting to new languages, methodologies, and platforms to meet the needs of the project
  • Developing applications written in php, JavaScript, Perl, C++, C#, or Java or other programming languages
  • Reviewing code, writing documentation, and following test procedures
  • Responsibility for production software components
  • UI design, graphics development, and/or programming, including 3-D programming
  • Working alongside Software Development and Test Engineers as part of an agile process to build a virtual environment

Compensation and Benefits

  • Provided with furnished apartments (out of state intern's only)
  • Provided with transportation stipend (out of state intern's only)
  • Commuter options
  • Full pantry
  • An awesome office/working environment with the latest technology
  • Fun team activities and outings
  • One of Seattle Business Magazine’s best companies to work for in 2017 and winner of Geekwire’s 2016 Geekiest Office Space
  • Opportunities to ride along with real US police officers in real life situations, see them use technology, and get inspired

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Meet Some of Axon's Employees

Bryan W.

Senior Director, Software Engineering

From building a top-talent team to creating cutting-edge technologies, Bryan and his co-workers are responsible for supporting all of Axon’s engineering efforts and experiences.

Michelle G.

Product Designer

Michelle uses accumulated company research to create customer experiences across Axon products and media channels, ensuring all goals are aligned across each department.

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