Hardware Engineer (Winter Co-op)

San Mateo, California /
Engineering – Hardware /
Who We Are
At Verkada, we’re rethinking what it means to be physically safe. Designed with simplicity in mind, we currently offer five product lines (video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms and visitor management), which provide seamless visibility through an integrated secure cloud-based software platform. Over 12,000+ organizations worldwide trust Verkada as their physical security layer for easier management, frictionless scalability and cutting-edge innovation. But this is just the beginning. We envision a world in which security systems feel as seamless and modern as the organizations they protect and our enterprise solution becomes a model for not just business security, but public security as well.

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 Winter Co-Op (starting January 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)
    • Wellness allowance 
    • Commuter benefits 
    • Healthy lunches and dinners provided daily 
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.