Stage - Internship
Dec 3, 2021


At Sparkmate, we believe that time to market is the key when launching a new product or a new business!

We are building up a team of product lovers and innovators to help entrepreneurs jump from an idea to an outstanding product as quickly as possible. We are a tribe with a wide range of skills, and we build products in matters of weeks rather than months, from fully digital to fully physical products, including complex IoT.

Sparkmate was born in 2020, growing in the context of a pandemic! To date, we haven't (and do not plan to) brought outside financing into the company. We are playing the long term game and will build something legendary, our plans go far beyond what anyone would imagine! After helping many clients in Europe develop their product, we’re now on our way to expanding our horizons and building a truly international company with hubs all around the world! We are assembling a team of rockstars to help us make this legend an amazing reality!

Job Description

We are looking for a Mechatronics Engineer, product lover and with a strong curiosity, to join our Bucharest hub.

At Sparkmate, we are a team of products engineers and we help our clients jump from an idea to an operational product in weeks. We operate mainly in the fields of connected objects and IoT products but we also occasionally work on fully digital or fully physical products.

You love building new products from scratch ? You like bootstrapping, trying and implementing new technologies ? You want to join a team of highly ambitious hardware and software engineers and develop technological solutions for innovators and changemakers ?

You will work in a cool and stimulating atmosphere with Sparkmate's team and you will be in touch with clients, helping them jump quickly from ideas to prototypes.

🎯 What we expect from you :

  • Be highly motivated and curious :)
  • Contribute to product design, architecture and engineering.
  • Build projects from scratch, mainly on mechanics, mechatronics, electronics and embedded software... but there's room for more if you like to explore!
  • Interact with clients and external partners
  • Work hand-in-hand on pluridisciplinary projects with the rest of the team
  • Take initiatives, work autonomously and rigorously. Of course, you'll always be able to raise a hand for help when needed ;)

🧗‍ What you can expect from us :

  • A comforting atmosphere, with a flat organization
  • The speed of fast-growing international company (with hubs in HK, France, Romania, and soon more)
  • A fun atmosphere, where learning is valued and where you will constantly have new challenges to meet
  • An empowering atmosphere, with both freedom and responsibilities
  • Technical skills improvement and soft skills improvement, with hands-on field experience

Preferred Experience

No degree required, just some great experiences needed and a willingness to create amazing products.

On the tech side, here are the tools we often use for web & mobile products :

  • Well experienced in mechatronics, electronics, embedded systems, robotics, IoT,...
  • Coding experience (C/C++, Python, Js,...)
  • Experience with Eagle, Kicad, Fusion (CAD software) is a plus!
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work in an international and fast-paced environment, adapt to changes and overcome challenges as they arise.
  • English is mandatory

Recruitment Process

  • Application through WelcomeKit: Portfolio mandatory (a CV is not a portfolio, please show us exemples of your previous achievements) + cover letter (tell us why you think you could be a great fit!)
  • Softskills test
  • Call with two cofounders
  • Team call

Applications without portfolio and cover letter will not be considered (a CV is not a portfolio).

Additional Information

  • Contract Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Bucharest, Romania (030171)
  • Occasional remote authorized