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Our Values


Self Discipline

  • High bars for ourselves

  • Overcome obstacles to achieve them

  • Own problems and their solutions



  • Care about our heroes and the people they help

  • Feel burdened to solve their problems

  • Want to help, feel good solving the problem



  • Logic and data are the best basis for discussion

  • Absence of data make us go gather it

  • Data is questioned to see if it makes sense

  • Fix problems and accept new ideas one assumption at a time


Willing To Learn

  • Nobody’s perfect, wrong despite ourselves

  • Humility to admit mistakes

  • Always looking for another challenge

  • Learn rapidly and eagerly



  • Joy found in problem solving

  • Imagination and hard work

  • Tedium means what we can make better

  • Okay suggesting ideas, trying them, and throwing them out

  • Make us and our heroes better


  • Full Medical/Vision Insurance paid for you

  • Family Medical/Vision Insurance paid by contribution

  • Full Family Dental paid

  • Paid Maternity and Paternity leave

  • 11 Vacation Days paid accruing at 7.3 hours a month (increasing at 1, 2, 3, 10, 15 years)

  • 8 Company Holidays paid

  • Flexible Remote Attendance with up to 20% work from home after first 90 days

  • 401(k) with 3% match

  • Paid Gym Membership

  • Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance Program

  • Weekly Company Lunch


Frequently Asked Questions

Software Developer

Active911 is looking for a capable, hardworking programmer who wants to work on a collaborative team and contribute to work that helps heroes save lives. We are located in Oregon's Willamette Valley, 50 minutes from the Pacific Ocean and close to skiing, kayaking, mountain biking and hiking.

About Us:

Active911 provides alerting, mapping, and scene resources for hundreds of thousands of emergency responders worldwide. Our purpose is to help heroes save lives, so we are driven to make sure that emergency responders get the tools they need to get the job done easily and without distraction. For more info, check out our website:

Education and Experience Requirements:

A degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related field is a plus but not required. Strong communication skills and the willingness to ask questions is essential. The successful candidate will be disciplined and committed to constant research and learning. We want someone who finds programming fulfilling and engaging. Our ideal candidate:

  • Programs in off hours, for fun. It's a hobby as well as a living.
  • Has other hobbies that are technical or require creative craftsmanship
  • You like learning new programming languages and are familiar with several of: C/C++,
    Java, PHP, Perl, Javascript, HTML5/CSS, Ruby, SQL
  • Familiarity with Android/iOS development a plus
  • Is well rounded, enjoys music, hiking, or some other unrelated activity
  • Willing to work onsite in Corvallis Oregon


$50,000 - $100,000 depending on experience


  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • 401K contributions
  • Paid vacation, sick and holidays leave
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid gym membership

Note the position is onsite in Corvallis, Oregon.

To apply: telnet://

Engineering Manager

Status: Exempt

Reports to: Integrator

Salary Range: $113,000 - $155,156

Mission: Ensure Active911 is the most reliable product it can be within the constraints of cost and flexibility.


  • 99.9% uptime, determined by outages of sent or received alerts
  • Developers average logging more than 75% of available time against tickets


  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Ability to work and manage in a team environment
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strongly principled – willing to get fired for your principles

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain ongoing constructive engagement with team to ensure optimal outcomes
  • Plan and estimate effort against large projects, in collaboration with the product team
  • Refine and enhance SDLC process to complete work efficiently and effectively
  • Deep dive into technical issues with various members of the Engineering Team as the need arises, to find solutions
  • Assume responsibility for Engineering Team outcomes
  • Be single point of contact for Engineering Team with all other staff, to reduce distractions and maximize Engineering Team productivity
  • Maintain strong Engineering Team culture
  • Manage Engineering Team budget
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • College degree or comparable work experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in SDLC project management
  • Strong team building skills
  • Broad knowledge of software application and architecture
  • Ability to solve problems, effectively communicate
  • 10% travel may be required
  • Exemplify core values

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time.

Active911 is an equal opportunity, at-will employer, which complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter to