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Product Design Mechanical Engineer (Fall Co-op)

Who We Are

Verkada is the largest cloud-based B2B physical security platform company in the world. Only Verkada offers six product lines — video security cameras, access control, environmental sensors, alarms, workplace and intercoms — integrated with a single cloud-based software platform.

Designed with simplicity and scalability in mind, Verkada gives organizations the real-time insight to know what could impact the safety and comfort of people throughout their physical environment, while empowering them to take immediate action to minimize security risks, workplace frustrations and costly inefficiencies.

Founded in 2016 with more than $460M in funding raised to date, Verkada has expanded rapidly with 16 offices across three continents, 1,700+ full-time employees and 20,000+ customers across 70+ countries.

As a Product Design Mechanical Engineer Intern at Verkada, you’ll contribute to the design and development of new cameras, access control systems, sensors, and other enterprise IoT products. Verkada’s PD engineers own all aspects of the mechanical design from prototype to mass production. You will make a big impact – your designs will be a part of Verkada's future products.


  • Take ownership of products from concept to mass production.
  • Join a small, fast-paced team where you will make key design decisions and make a major impact on our future products.
  • Prototype and analyze mechanical systems for solutions to product requirements that are relevant to enterprise hardware (e.g., mounting, sealing, environmental resistance, thermal performance, tamper resistance, etc.).
  • Learn what it takes to ship products and collaborate with a cross-functional team (i.e., Electrical Engineers and Industrial Designers).
  • Design parts for mass-manufacturing, including dialing in DFM/DFA, leading validation testing, steering overseas vendor collaboration, and learning about tooling bring-up & part inspection.


  • Pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering or related fields.
  • Available for a Fall Co-Op, preferably for an extended term (4-8 months).
  • Strong understanding & intuition of strength of materials, thermodynamics, and manufacturing.
  • Experience with 3D CAD software.
  • Experience with rapid prototyping, building, and testing hardware.
  • Passion for user-centric design: we design good-looking products that are easy to use.
  • Startup Mindset: as a fast-growing startup, every day brings new challenges and opportunities for growth, and we want you to grow with us!