Electrical Engineering Co-op Intern
Posted on 3/29/2024

1,001-5,000 employees

IoT platform
Company Overview
Samsara’s mission is to increase the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of operations that power the global economy. The company is building a connected operations platform for tracking fleets of vehicles and other equipment.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Cadence Allegro
Electrical Engineering
Control Systems Engineering
Electronics Design Engineering
Embedded Systems Engineering
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in progress in Electrical Engineering or a related technical field
  • Prior intern experience working on high-volume hardware programs
  • Solid fundamentals in digital, analog, and mixed-signal circuits
  • Schematic and layout knowledge in Altium or Cadence or CAD/Allegro
  • Ability to navigate tradeoffs between design, manufacturability, schedule, and cost
  • Hands-on experience with test instruments such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers
  • Knowledge of cameras, sensors, WiFi, LTE, Bluetooth, GPS, antennas, and batteries
  • Strong ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and drive independent work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Contribute to shipping, successful product lines
  • Conduct research: Stay informed of the latest silicon possibilities from all the top semiconductor companies
  • Know the system: Evaluate system feature tradeoffs and create the system specifications for development with product management and cross-functional engineering teams
  • Prototype: Assemble EVKs, board hacks, or quick-turn fabrication for evaluating concepts or jump-starting firmware development
  • Design: Take a concept from block diagram to schematics and through layout; either on your own or navigate the process with JDM resources
  • Test: Create a validation plan for each phase of the product development through PVT and characterize the full electrical system for function, power, and use-cases
  • Failure analysis: Find the root cause of design inefficiencies and field failures, and improve design to meet performance and quality requirements
  • Manage: We bolster our internal development team with top JDM companies to design, validate, certify and manufacture quality products, certification labs and other external consultants
  • Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices