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Hardware Engineer Intern



Other Engineering
San Jose, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 15, 2023

Join the Trackonomy Team!

Want to be part of the next hyper-growth IoT story in Silicon Valley? Our seasoned leadership team has successfully grown the company 100x in four years while securing top VC investors like Kleiner Perkin and 8VC. We have paying customers and are rapidly scaling in the United States and Internationally. Are you looking for a high-energy, fast-paced, team-oriented environment that challenges your talents daily with cutting-edge technologies that solve global problems across multiple markets? Join the Trackonomy Team; we offer opportunities to talented professionals covering all engineering disciplines while creating unique opportunities for career growth.

About Trackonomy

Trackonomy aims to make people and organizations more productive through our next-generation operating system for the connected world. Our unique diversity of technologies allows us to create building blocks and vertically integrated, configurable platforms that enable our customers to drive digital transformation throughout their organization. We have a successful track record of leading initiatives at multibillion-dollar businesses in logistics, Industrial, healthcare, and Homeland security spaces. Despite being in strategic stealth mode, our solutions have been on ABC, CNBC, CNN, FOX, and even featured during US Senate hearings. In 2019 we joined Airbnb, Google, and Twitter as a recipient of the prestigious World Economic Forum Pioneer Award! We have raised over $250 million from top investors, including Kleiner Perkins and 8VC. Trackonomy is headquartered in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley.


As a Hardware Engineer Intern, you will gain hands-on experience as a part of a fast-paced, tightly-knit engineering team! You will have the opportunity to work with many aspects of consumer product design, particularly with embedded systems, such as BLE devices. You will work on various firmware features with various tools, low-level programming, system and device architecture, and hardware design. You will primarily program with C, C++, and Python. You must enjoy working as a team and have a can-do attitude!


  • Develop, design, and validate embedded firmware platforms and development tools
  • Program frequently primarily in C/C++ and Python
  • Work on a fast-paced, tightly-knit engineering team
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prototype, validate, develop and take production to the next level
  • Implement various features to produce robust, well-tested code
  • Analyze device metrics to improve algorithms and code structures
  • Help to refine devices and create updates to improve the overall experience on existing devices
  • Identify and troubleshoot firmware issues


  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned


Education and Experience:

  • Currently working towards a BS in electrical engineering or computer science
  • Knowledge and experience with the BLE mesh protocol
  • Understanding of design experience of power and memory-efficient firmware
  • Development experience of device drivers
  • Familiarity with peripheral buses 12C, 13C, SPI, UART, etc
  • Experience with system validation
  • Some lab experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills and cross-functional collaboration skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to change
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact with a diverse group of stakeholders, including development, product owners, business stakeholders, and subject matter experts

Why Trackonomy Systems is a Great Place to Work:

Culture and Belonging: Our company’s culture isn’t something you join; it’s something you help build. You will be a role model and live our Vision, Mission, and Values.

Perks: Trackonomy Systems understands that personal wellness is one of the keys to a happy, healthy and productive work environment. We offer Platinum level Health benefits, Flexible and Health Savings Accounts, Commuter benefits, and an Employee Assistance Program. We also understand you are planning for the future, so we offer Pre-IPO equity and a 401k plan.

Career Growth: Trackonomy Systems is invested in the growth of our team members and understands that frequent, two-way feedback is critical to that growth. We encourage regular one-on-ones with your manager, a regular schedule of performance reviews, and learning and development opportunities, whether that be towards being a great manager, being a great individual contributor, or a lateral move to gain a breadth of knowledge and experience.

The salary range for this role is $112,065 to $130,000. It is uncommon for anyone to be hired at or near the top range for their role, and final compensation is based on the facts and circumstances of the case. The compensation range is broad because it reflects many factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience, and training directly relevant to the role, business and company needs, cultural fit, level, and location.

Trackonomy Systems is proud to ensure equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, medical condition, genetic information, marital or registered domestic partnership status, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

We strive to provide a stellar experience throughout the application process and ensure all applicants will be given proper consideration based solely on merit and Trackonomy’s business needs.

Trackonomy Systems is dedicated to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability while interviewing, please contact