Firmware / Embedded Engineer - Yearlong, Co-Op, Meraki (2024-25)
Location:San Francisco, California, US
Area of InterestEngineer - Hardware
Compensation Range44000 USD - 130000 USD
Technology InterestCloud and Data Center, Internet of Everything, Networking, Service Provider, Software Development, Wireless, Mobility
The modern world runs on the Internet, and the Internet cannot exist without its underlying infrastructure! Meraki makes setting up, managing, and maintaining that infrastructure easier than it has ever been before. Meraki enables connectivity everywhere from neighborhood cafes to education institutions to global hospitality groups operating thousands of sites.
Our Hardware Team leads on all products and controls every aspect of creation. From architecture and initial sketches through detailed design and final objective: mass and sustained production. Nothing escapes the Hardware team's sphere of influence and responsibility.
Meraki believes that the quality of our product is dependent on the superiority of our engineers. We value and encourage the growth and development of everyone on our team. We support an open and creative workplace where everyone is given the opportunity to reach their own potential!
What we look for in Co-Op candidates:
- Pursuing a BA/BS in Computer Science, ECE, EE, ME, or STEM-related field
- Ability to fully participate in this 12-month Co-Op on a full-time basis within our San Francisco, CA office (from Summer 2024 to Summer 2025)
- Prior experience working on Embedded Systems (C/C++, Microcontrollers, FPGAs, Linux, etc)
- Familiarity with Computer Engineering concepts (memory, I/O, synchronization, etc)
- The ability to empathize, communicate clearly, and remain flexible.
- Life-long learners who can quickly pick up working in multiple frameworks, languages, and environments
- Enthusiastic: a terrific teammate
- Continually able to learn from experience and with an appetite for feedback
- Previous internship or large-scale project experience is desired
Projects and Work-Life:
During the program, Co-Ops work on new product developments that have a real impact on our customers. Our projects are cross-functional, which provides insight into new languages and technologies (firmware & hardware). It also helps encourage professional growth within engineering and allows a sense of ownership within the team.
Meraki’s engineering teams place a high emphasis on mentorship. Each Co-Op is matched 1:1 with a mentor who provides continual feedback and guidance throughout the program. Mentors help with introductions to other team members, overviews of tools and processes, and provide a detailed integration into Meraki life.
Examples of Previous Projects:
- Implementation of secure boot for a new system on a chip (SoC)
- Bring-up of new sensors for our MT sensor line
- Bootloader development for new SoCs
- Linux driver integration to control peripherals such as LEDs, current monitor, temperature sensor, etc
- Housing Assistance for the duration of the program + airfare to get to San Francisco, CA (within North America)
- Competitive salary
- Weekly social events (in-person and remote)
- Breakfast and lunch daily
- Customized laptop and desk setups
- Medical coverage plan, PTO, and paid holidays
Does this sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!!
Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Cisco will consider for employment, on a case-by-case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
At Cisco Meraki, we're challenging the status quo with the power of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. When we connect different perspectives, we can imagine new possibilities, inspire innovation, and release the full potential of our people. We're building an employee experience that includes appreciation, belonging, growth, and purpose for everyone
As the leader in cloud-managed IT, Cisco Meraki connects passionate people to their mission by simplifying the digital workplace. Our impact is driven by the innovative, purposeful, and vibrant people who make up our inclusive community. When technology is intuitive, our customers can focus on what matters.
We are building a network of future Merakians who are excited by our mission & culture and want to make an impact in their next role. We would like to hear from you if you are interested in being considered for future career opportunities with us.
To be considered for future roles, please submit your resume. When a position is available that matches your background and skill set, we will reach out to you.
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