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Manufacturing & Field Engineer Student Co-Op

| Cambridge

Soofa is a seed-stage, leading IoT startup who is revolutionizing the way we communicate in cities. We develop technology like the Soofa Sign to help urban dwellers take the pulse of their city and connect with each other in real time.

We are looking for a Manufacturing & Field Engineer Co-Op to assemble mechanical/electronic parts in the lab, perform functional tests, and deploy units in the field.


  • Assemble and test mechanical and electrical products.
  • Deploy products in the field.
  • Test components in the lab prior to deployment.
  • Create project plans and provide completion timelines.
  • Communicate and troubleshoot with other teams; share project status updates.



  • Hands-on experience with mechanical and electrical assembly of products
  • Comfortable operating basic power tools
  • Experience with soldering wires
  • Experience using a digital multimeter to measure voltages
  • Familiar with basic coding principles


Candidate Characteristics

  • Great attention to detail
  • Very organized with effective time management skills
  • Can work independently with little direction
  • Drive for continuous improvement
  • Good communication skills and ability to work with a diverse team
  • Have means to move quickly and comfortably around an urban environment to visit Soofa Signs across Boston


Perks of Working with Soofa

  • You'll work with a well-connected team of Harvard and MIT grads
  • Team lunches every Frida
  • Team activities like ski trips, camping, Whiskey Wednesdays (21+), etc.
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Technology we use

  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • MailChimpEmail
    • HubspotEmail
    • HubspotLead Gen


Located in trendy East Cambridge, Soofa is steps away from both Kendall Square and the Green Line.

An Insider's view of Soofa

What are some social events your company does?

Soofa holds a bi-monthly "Whiskey Wednesday" to strengthen our ecosystem and let loose. We also enjoy annual ski trips and island camping, plus monthly birthday outings.

Molly LaFlesh

Chief of Staff

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started as Office Manager and have grown to Chief of Staff, plus I lead our People Operations team.

Molly LaFlesh

Chief of Staff

What are Soofa Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Quarterly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Recreational Clubs
Book club, movie Thursdays, and more!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
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