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Perks of Working at Shield AI


At Shield AI, we put the team first. In doing so, we strive to create a welcoming and collaborative work environment for all employees.

We believe in the importance of caring for one another and for ourselves while striving to create the defining artificial intelligence products of tomorrow. We make time for mental, physical and emotional health and provide support for activities both inside and out of the office. These are some of the benefits our teammates in San Diego enjoy:


Medical Insurance Coverage

Employees and their families have access to health insurance, including dental and vision. Shield pays 90% of medical, dental, and vision premiums for employees, 75% for dependents.

Long Term Disability Insurance

We know life is unpredictable, that’s why we want to help our employees feel secure and prepared for anything.

Health Care FSA and Dependent Care FSA

Employees and their families have access to several routes for health care coverage to ensure all your bases are covered. 

Employee Assistance Program

Shield AI provides an EAP for confidential support for mental health.

Subsidized Gym Membership

Keep physically fit with discounted gym membership, conveniently located next to our San Diego headquarters.

Pet Insurance

Shield AI believes our pets are our family members too.

Retirement & Financial

Competitive Compensation

Shield AI offers highly competitive compensation packages which may include stock options for employees.

Retirement Services

Invest in your future with 401(K) retirement services.

Life Insurance

Plan for the unexpected. Shield AI employees are eligible to take advantage of life insurance policies.

Life Events

Parental Leave

Paid parental leave for all employees for birth, adoption, or foster placement.

Bereavement Support

Take the time you need to support your family and mourn loved ones.

Flexible Work Hours

Coordinate with managers to determine your schedule. Work early or late, maybe even at home.

Time Off


Four weeks of paid time off per year, by accrual.

Paid Holidays

10 company holidays per year. Celebrate the holidays with your loved ones!

Discounts & Perks

Commuter Benefits

Receive a commuter stipend or free parking if you work out of our downtown office.

Relaxed Dress Code

Wear what makes you feel best. Be professional, be comfortable, be yourself.

Yearly Swag Items

Receive free swag annually to show off your team spirit.

Unlimited Snacks

A well-stocked fridge and pantry provide the brain food you need to work smart.

Bottomless Beverages

Keep yourself quenched with our beverage fridge, coffee stations and carbonated water machine.

Annual Celebrations

Celebrate hard work and achievements with your teammates at the annual summer party and holiday event.

Work From Home Benefits

Receive a stipend to help cover costs associated with working from home.

Standing Desks and Widescreen Monitors

Programmable standing desks allow employees to stand — or sit — as often as they like. And widescreen monitors offer the ability to have multiple documents up seamlessly without the hassle of multiple monitors.