TrackR, a startup company in Santa Barbara, California, was founded in 2009 to make lost items a thing of the past. Our goal is to create a world where valuables are no longer lost. Today, the company’s app software, cloud databases and wireless devices help users track and manage their valuables. TrackR revolutionizes how consumers keep track of their items by acting as an automated inventory management system for everything they own. TrackR gives the task of remembering where items are located to computers. The company does this by creating small wireless tracking devices that interact with software applications running on mobile devices and remote servers. The company has shipped over a ½ million devices, is listed #155 on the Inc 500 and has raised over $8.7 million from Foundry Group, Resolute Ventures, IncWell Capital, and others.
We are currently hiring for the position of Hardware Intern in our downtown Santa Barbara office. This opportunity will afford a lot of exposure to a variety of technological components at a quickly growing company in the exciting world of consumer electronics. TrackR is looking for passionate individuals who are ready to take on the challenge of fast paced releases with important company implications.
As a Hardware Intern your role will be pivotal to the development, manufacturing and deployment of our products. You will work directly with the a lead hardware engineer on a major product helping with firmware code and case design.
This position's responsibilities include:
Helping plan, design and implement system hardware and embedded firmware.
Helping with hardware integration with iOS and Android apps.
Work with team lead to bring products to market.
Write firmware in C code using KEIL development environment.
Work on Nordic and TI chipsets.
Read board schematics, use an oscilloscope and logic analyzer to debug issues
Working toward a degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
Solid C coding abilities.
Experience with BLE peripherals, features, and development environments is a plus.
Strong electrical system and software debugging skills.
Perks of TrackR
Downtown Santa Barbara based start-up
Flexible vacation/sick days
Medical Insurance and 401k plan
Work in the Consumer Electronics field
Office snacks and drinks
Friday team lunches, with weekly presentations from different departments