Hardware Engineer at TRACTIAN (W21)
Listen to your machines! Superpowers for your maintenance teams.
São Paulo, Brazil
3+ years

🧢 TRACTIAN has quickly become the fastest-growing industrial startup, enabling from SMBs to large enterprise businesses, like AbInBev, Embraer, John Deere, and Electrolux, to make their maintenance sweet. To date, we've raised $20MM of investments from the world's top fund, Y Combinator, among with Next47, DGF, Soma Capital, and others.

About the role
Skills: C++, Firmware, Internet of Things (IoT), CAD Design

Why join us

Tractian is reimagining industrial systems so every frontline worker can realize their full potential. As the industrial OS, we're building software and hardware in one place—disrupting long-entrenched institutions with products and experiences that better serve the ambitions of our customers.

Working at Tractian allows you to push your limits, challenge the status quo, and collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We'll give you challenging goals and expect you to figure out the details of how to get there. We are a growth-stage startup and you will work directly with the founders, helping to define the vision, product and user experience.

Hardware at Tractian

The Hardware team is responsible for designing and improving our IoT devices, dealing with every step of the development process, ranging from PCB design, firmware programming, case design, and validations, always aiming to build trustworthy products, that can be produced at a mass scale.

What you'll do

As a hardware engineer you are part of the Research & Development (R&D) department. This multidisciplinary team includes embedded developers and CAD designers. You and your colleagues bear the responsibility for product development of our sensors. You will participate in the development of new products, investigate problems with the current hardware and propose improvements so that our customers get the best product. When necessary, you will also support the process of certification in countries such as US, Mexico and Brazil. In addition, you will work closely with our production department and help them to optimize the production process.


  • Improve our devices design PCBs, elaborate jigs and develop product cases that meet certifications and usability requirements
  • Design of Hardware Solutions cooperate with Hardware vendors, design new generations of devices
  • Troubleshoot complex Client problems collect required evidence, locate the problem, debug software and hardware, deliver RCA to Engineers
  • Develop new features select and purchase components, code C/C++ drivers


  • 3+ years experience in designing electronic boards and PCB
  • 1+ yr Experience in programming C/C++ firmware

Bonus Points

  • Experience in 3D modeling
  • Experience in product design
  • Intermediate+ spoken English proficiency
  • Experience with RF circuit design


  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • GymPass so you don't sit/work all day
  • 30 days of paid annual leave
  • Education and courses stipend
  • Every 3 years, earn a trip anywhere in the world
  • Day off in the week of your birthday

Develop products and services that meet the needs of our customers Work with the founders and together with other full-stack engineers Develop the highly scalable and secure infrastructure to enable Tractian to handle large numbers of users and data Create and maintain our micro-services Bring to life the new platform graphics that maintenance managers use daily Interact with non-relational databases and create new REST APIs Experience in Javascript (ReactJS and NodeJS) Experience in non-relational database (MongoDB) Good domain of Python and its best practices Solid experience with Pandas and Sklearn e Numpy Knowledge of NoSQL databases Differential: Knowledge in DevOps, Typescript and Clean Architecture

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