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Hardware Engineer (Fall Co-op)



Other Engineering
San Mateo, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 4, 2021
Who We Are
Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers seven product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, visitor management, mailroom management and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.
Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.
Founded in 2016 with more than $360M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 14 offices across three continents, 1,500+ full-time employees and 15,700+ customers across 70+ countries, including 43 companies in the Fortune 500.
As a Hardware Engineering Intern at Verkada, you’ll contribute to the design and development of new cameras, access control systems, sensors, and other enterprise IoT products. Verkada’s Hardware Engineers own all aspects of the electrical design from prototype through to mass production. You’ll make a big impact — your designs will be a part of future products that Verkada ships.


  • Partner with experienced engineers to design, debug, and validate our hardware products.
  • Design and execute experiments to test new circuit concepts.
  • Schematic capture and layout for systems and/or test boards.
  • Learn to work with our manufacturing partners to drive ongoing improvements to efficiency.


  • Pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering or a similar field.
  • Available for a Fall Co-Op (starting September 2023). Preferably for an extended term (4-8 months).
  • Experience with electronic test equipment, schematic design, and board level validation.
  • Strong communication skills and desire to be hands-on.
  • Startup Mindset: As a fast-growing startup, every day brings new challenges and opportunities for growth, and we want you to grow with us!

Perks & Benefits

  • Monthly Housing Stipend (on top of hourly wage)
  • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily
  • Intern events and mixers
Verkada is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to be a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is support for members and allies of our internal communities like Women at Verkada, Pride at Verkada, Multicultural at Verkada, and Parents at Verkada.