Embedded Systems Engineer Intern

Thursday 29th February 2024 fullTime Nairobi

Job Title: Embedded Systems Engineer Intern

Role type: Full time Internship

Location: Nairobi, Kenya.

Reports to: Lead Engineer.


About UjuziKilimo

UjuziKilimo is the leading Agritech Company in Africa that combines Internet of Things, Big Data

and analytics to deliver value to the agricultural ecosystem.

Our world class technology built on sensors and agricultural data analytics platform allows both

farmers and service providers to receive powerful agricultural recommendations & intelligent data



About The Position

At UjuziKilimo, the Embedded Systems Engineering Intern will design, Assemble and test hardware and

firmware for environmental monitoring systems based on sensor technology used mainly in soil and

environmental and geo-data collection. Design work on other embedded electronic components,

PCBs, will also be undertaken, which includes, rapid prototyping, testing and design of end products

and quality assurance.


Key Responsibilities

  • Primarily supporting the Lead Engineer on hardware design, firmware and work with
  • dedicated software engineers. Involved in new design projects as well as support to existing
  • production and other areas of the company.
  • May carry out detailed electronic circuit design, including simulation and design verification
  • testing of the new design as instructed by lead Engineer.
  • May Carry out PCB layout of designs using PCB design software (Altium, Eagle etc) with
  • supervision from lead Engineer.
  • With Guidance from lead engineer, may prepare and presents electronic designs to other
  • members of the design team and project stakeholders at design reviews.
  • Documents design work and prepare reports, ensuring design files and information are kept
  • up to date and stored in accordance with company procedures as instructed by lead
  • engineer.
  • Follow processes relating to management of designs, and the design and project
  • management processes.
  • Support the Engineering Manager in recording and reporting design progress into the project and management teams.
  • Support ongoing electronics lab work, assisting in experiments, testing, and troubleshooting activities. Collaborate with experienced engineers to gain practical insights into embedded systems development. Data Analysis and Calibration works.
  • Assist in the analysis of data from multiple sensors and samples, contributing to the calibration of sensors and hardware components.
  • Learn and apply calibration procedures under the guidance of experienced team members.


Qualifications & Profile

You are the best candidate for this role you have the following.

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics or Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Solid Firmware programming experience in C or C++ & other Microcontroller/Microprocessor programming languages.
  • Proficiency in electronics design software (Eagle PCB, Altium, KiCAD etc)
  • Able to translate design mockups and prototypes into functional designs
  • Have a vibrant personality and exceptional technical/non-technical communication skills
  • (Verbal & written).
  • Able to prioritize work in multi-tasking environment, work under pressure & meet tight
  • deadlines
  • The ability to work with a high degree of autonomy, collaboration, agility and limited
  • supervision.



At least 2 years Hardware design experience within a relevant industry. A broad range of

experience but ideally with strong all-round electronic design and software/firmware skills

• Strong knowledge of Analogue and Digital Design including

microprocessors/microcontrollers, programmable logic, embedded firmware/software, PCB

design, Schematic capture and simulation.


Why work at UjuziKilimo

Open work environment with access to all levels of leadership.

• Strong career path & networking opportunities to help you reach your professional goals.

• A great opportunity to impact Africa’s agriculture through technology.


How to apply

Highlight major achievements in your previous works, not just the description of your roles.

Send your CV to [email protected] with the headline: Application–Embedded Systems

Engineering Intern. 


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