Embedded Systems Engineering Intern - Summer 2022

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Who We Are
Verkada is the leader in integrated cloud-managed enterprise building security. Verkada combines our cloud-managed software platform with hardware powered by edge-based processing to provide customers with a real-time view into every part of their organization. Designed with simplicity in mind, Verkada’s video security cameras, access control and environmental sensors natively integrate with our platform and are virtually effortless to install, maintain, and manage across hundreds of sites. Verkada protects more than 6,000 organizations, including more than 30+ of the Fortune 500.

The Role
Verkada is looking for software engineering interns to join our team for an exciting and challenging internship. We are seeking interns who will thrive in a startup culture working alongside teammates to launch products that will be utilized by customers across the globe. As an intern working with the Embedded Systems team, you’ll be working directly alongside our hardware team, backend engineers, UI engineers, and industrial designers to build the latest iterations of Verkada’s flagship software enabling our best-in-class security system

Learn more about Verkada from one of our interns - Caileen Dolan from University of Waterloo.

Responsibilities

  • Work cross-functionally with the hardware team to develop features in C, Go and Python to build the embedded software and firmware that goes onto the devices we ship to our customers: Cameras, Verkada Access Control units, Verkada Card / BLE readers, and future devices we will soon be launching.
  • Design, develop and verify embedded software, firmware and drivers for our systems.
  • Work with new technologies that are critical to product development.
  • Work with product management and cross functional teams to build and ship features that delight users and customers. 
  • Experiment/test with new development boards.
  • Make regular contributions to existing code base to push new features OTA on a frequent basis.
  • Collaborate with senior engineers to define new specs for future products.

Requirements

  • Actively pursuing a degree in Computer Science (or similar degree plan). 
  • Proficient in at least one high level programming language (preferably C, C++, Python, or Golang).
  • Familiar with Linux CLI tools.
  • Familiar with Linux OS concepts (processes, threads, file descriptors, syscalls, etc).
  • Familiar with a version control system (git).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in an agile team software development environment.
  • Experience with imaging technology (image quality, streaming, etc).
  • Experience with C, Bash/Shell, USB, I2C, Yocto, etc.
  • Computer networking experience.
  • Linux experience (servers, device drivers, kernel patches, secure operating systems, security focused programming).

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.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C++Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • CaffeFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases

An Insider's view of Verkada Inc

How does the company support your career growth?

Verkada is a company with a lot of opportunity and challenges waiting to be tackled. It really is a place where you get to "create your own destiny" while being a part of something great.

Kris Gonzalez

Lead Technical Recruiter

What are Verkada Inc Perks + Benefits

Verkada Inc Benefits Overview

As an organization, one of our top priorities is to maintain the health and wellbeing of our employees and their families. We offer flexible PTO, catered lunch and dinner every day, commuter benefits, comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, wellness benefits, paid parental leave, fun celebrations, and more!

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Throughout the year we partner with different nonprofits and use our proceeds from internal fundraisers to support their causes.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
We have 3 committees which include Multi-Cultural Community, Women @ Verkada, and Pride @ Verkada.
Daily sync
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Twice a year we hold a mandatory unconscious bias training for all employees to strengthen our culture and reaffirm our commitment to diversity.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
We offer three different ERGs and will continue to add more as we the company continues to grow.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
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