To Be The World’s Sixth Sense

At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading infrared and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life.


Be Their Hero

We don’t just come to work every day. We come to make a difference every day. We have the privilege of helping save lives and livelihoods. Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment. We empower real-life heroes to do their jobs more effectively and it’s and honor and responsibility that fuels everything we do.

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About Us

Since our founding in 1978, FLIR has grown substantially. Today we are the global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of sensor systems, created for users in the commercial and government sectors, internationally and domestically.

FLIR improves the world with innovative, infrared sensing and detection technologies, designed to keep the planet safe, communities healthy, and economies productive. With an unwavering vision and solid determination, this is a fast-paced, rapidly changing and dynamic business. 

Our people set us apart. As the market-leader, FLIR is a busy, dynamic place. We offer challenging careers and real professional growth in a culture that encourages constant creativity, continuous learning, and individual responsibility.

When you join our team you will relish the opportunity to be part of our success. Because, just as our products make a difference to the world, everyone who works with us is given the ability to make an impact on our future. 

Thanks to the talent and imagination of our people, we are the best at what we do. Working to the highest ethical standards, we support the countries and communities in which we trade. In addition to our Corporate Charitable Giving Program, every one of our sites supports local charities and contributes to disaster relief efforts - another way for you to make a difference.

Our Culture

Be Bold. Be Brave. Be Ready. Be Ambitious.

FLIR is made up of innovative, engaged and yet diverse groups of people. What brings us all together are our Core Organizational Values: a few firmly held beliefs about how we do business, develop our people and set a new standard for the industry. Taken together, our values embody what it means to BE FLIR.

If these core values speak to you, we’re always looking for creative, passionate people to add to our growing team.


We have a pioneering, courageous spirit to innovate for the future. We do not fear the unknown and will blaze new trails to save lives and livelihoods.


We do the right thing, even when it’s hard and no one is watching, to the benefit of our customers, employees and shareholders. We pride ourselves on integrity.


We are nimble and move decisively, at the speed of heat, to embrace better ways to pursue our mission. We do not shirk in the face of change.


We are results-driven, passionate about winning and strive to exceed customer expectations each and every day. We collaborate and always treat each other with respect as we pursue success. We never forget that a win for us, is a win for the real-life heroes we serve.

Our Culture

How we work

The strengths of our people have established FLIR as the market leader in the infrared industry. We have built an environment of creativity, continuous learning, and professional freedom – ideal for flourishing careers.

Creative people, from all backgrounds and diverse perspectives, give us our energy. They bring us new ideas, meet challenges and realize their potential. The trust of customers, shareholders and communities is at the core of our vision and every member of the FLIR team has the opportunity to make a real contribution to our success. 

Our belief in the highest ethical standards is unwavering. Striving to make a difference, we support the countries and communities in which we trade, backing local charities and playing our part in disaster relief. 

FLIR leads the infrared systems market because we are the best at what we do - and that’s no accident. It’s thanks to the imagination, endeavor and application of the people with whom we work. So we believe it is essential that we reward our colleagues properly, and show their professional growth, health and well-being are as important to us as their financial security.


We Celebrate Difference...


We believe diversity gives us a competitive edge in the global marketplace, reflecting the different aspects of our customers, markets and colleagues. It also enables us to be a representative member of the communities in which we live and operate.

We are dedicated to a culture which values and respects all people and encourages their ideas, so diversity is an integral part of the way we do business. Our success as a global leader depends on it. 

FLIR Systems is an equal opportunity employer.

As a Federal Contractor, FLIR is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click here.

FLIR is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

How We Take Care Of You...


At FLIR, our people are the source of our energy. Our team members have established FLIR as the market leader in the infrared industry, which is why we reward them well and have built an environment of creativity, continuous learning, and professional freedom – ideal for flourishing careers.

As a member of the FLIR team, you will always have the opportunity to make a substantial contribution to this principle, because we recognize everyone has the ability to drive our future achievements. We offer competitive, performance-based packages which include base salary, the chance to earn cash bonuses and, in some cases, participation in our long-term incentive program.

All our teams enjoy generous benefits, as we believe it is important to provide a comprehensive rewards system to support your professional growth, wellbeing, and financial future.

US Benefit Details

  • Investment Benefits

    FLIR provides many options to help you establish a financially secure future. These include a rich 401(k) plan that allows you to defer up to 60% of your pre-tax salary. We supplement your retirement savings by making a discretionary matching contribution of 50 cents on every dollar, up to the IRS allowable annual maximum. While our discretionary matching contributions may change from year to year, our commitment to helping you save for a secure retirement future won’t. You can choose from our traditional pre-tax 401(k) plan or the Roth 401(k) plan, where your contributions are made on an after-tax basis. 

    We also offer you an employee stock purchase plan, allowing you to contribute up to 10% of your salary to buy FLIR stock at a 15% discount. Many of our locations also offer credit union membership that includes a checking account, bank cards and competitive interest rates.

  • Health Benefits

    Through FLIR, you'll have a selection of medical plans for you and your family, which includes coverage for domestic partners. These plans include a Health Savings Plan and two levels of PPOs with several tiers of coverage. In addition, just in case you can’t get to your doctor when you need to, we offer telemedicine through MDLive where you can videoconference or talk by phone with a physician 24/7. We also offer generous vision benefits and our dental insurance program provides comprehensive coverage including orthodontia for adults and children.

  • Income Protection / Enhancement Benefits

    We offer many benefits to protect you and your family, and give you the opportunity to save money. Many of these are provided without cost to you, including: a life insurance benefit equal to twice your base salary, short-term and long-term disability coverage, and health and dependent care flexible spending accounts. 

    We also offer a unique spouse disability program that provides cash benefits if your spouse becomes disabled. 

    Additional voluntary life and AD&D insurance is also available for you, your spouse or domestic partner and eligible children. Just to make sure you are fully covered, we also offer voluntary accident insurance and critical illness insurance.

  • Family and Parenting Benfits

    As well as Short Term Disability and all Federal and State Family Medical Leave Policies, each new parent receives two paid “Baby Days.” We also provide assistance for the costs associated with adoption.

  • Time Off Benefits

    Time away from work to be with your family and friends is important. As a new team member you will enjoy four weeks of Personal Time Off (PTO) per year. One additional day is then added for each year of service over five years. Your maximum annual PTO will be 30 days. 

    FLIR also observes 10 holidays each calendar year.