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The Active911 team is dedicated to helping heroes save lives through developing software designed to improve their day to day lives and helping them get on scene faster. If you can see yourself joining our amazing team, check out our values, the perks of working for Active911, and our current available positions below.  

What Makes Us Unique

Our Values


  • 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 


  • 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 

Willing to Learn

  • Nobody’s perfect, wrong despite ourselves 
  • Humility to admit mistakes 
  • Always looking for another challenge 
  • Learn rapidly and eagerly 


  • Care about our heroes and the people they help 
  • Feel burdened to solve their problems 
  • Want to help, feel good solving the problem 


  • High bars for ourselves 
  • Overcome obstacles to achieve them 
  • Own problems and their solutions 
A Great Place to Work


  • 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 

Current Openings

Product Designer (aka UI/UX Designer)

Non Exempt/Exempt

Reports to:
Chief Product Officer

Bring simplicity and elegance to Active911, to help heroes save lives.




  • Foundation and understanding of Design thinking practices
  • Proficiency in design software (e.g. Figma, Illustrator, etc)
  • Working knowledge of responsive design, design systems, and grid principles
  • Problem solving aptitude, business acumen, and a natural curiosity for how experiences come together
  • Extremely proactive takes personal ownership for producing positive results
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to quickly build rapport and establish credibility
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment that requires independent self direction, excellent time management, attention to detail, and an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Handle all visual design stages, from concept to final hand off to the development team
  • Create original design ideas focused on simple and user friendly interfaces
  • Design and present wire frames, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas to peers and client stakeholders
  • Mockup and prototype customer journeys
  • Work closely with front end developers and project managers to implement UI solutions and ensure the technology fully executes on the vision and requirements
  • Maintain overall UI quality and design systems for consistency and ongoing improvement across all web experiences
  • Develop, document, and communicate digital guidelines and standards across Active911 
  • Conducting user observation, research methods, and analysis to understand and break down the challenges of a domain with a mobile first approach
  • Facilitating brainstorming and/or design sessions both internally and externally with key stakeholders
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
  • A portfolio of successful UX, Visual design deliverables
  • Communication and presentation skills: experience presenting complex ideas to clients and colleagues in compelling and actionable ways
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality
  • A team player with experience working in an Agile development process
  • Fluent in English
  • Knowledge of basic front end languages (HTML/CSS; JavaScript).
  • Degree in Design, or related field
  • 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.


Job Overview: We are looking for a mission focused individual interested in joining a collaborative team to maintain and develop emergency communication software.

To Apply: telnet://

Major Responsibilities and Duties:
• Add value to our products by writing and editing code
• Investigate known issues and propose solutions
• Commitment to continuous learning
• Complete high priority tickets quickly
• Evaluate tickets for ability to complete and time to complete
• Report blocked tickets
• Actively participate in team meetings
• Draft documentation of work
• Review code as required

Competencies and Qualifications:
• 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.
• Self-disciplined with a committed to constant research and learning.
• 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
• Authorization to Work in the United States
• Willing to work onsite in Corvallis Oregon

Active911 is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.