“TrellisWare has great benefits, a strong future ahead, and for a small company
has a great mix of very talented people.”
– Anonymous
“The work here can be challenging, but is rewarding, and we celebrate our successes together.
There is a great balance of working hard and having fun.”
– Anonymous
“The engineering environment is fast paced with tons to do, but at the same time the company is mature enough to understand that employees have lives outside of work and strikes a good balance.”
– Software Engineer
“Easy to get involved in projects if you have an interest and are willing to learn, great place to start a career, truly cutting-edge technology (not just packaging something that already exists), people are willing to teach.”
– Software Engineer
“Interesting place for development work. Good place for young talent – lots of opportunities to learn.”
– Senior Systems Engineer
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Join Our Team

TrellisWare is place for people who are passionate about innovation, personal growth, and exciting new opportunities. It is also a place to be a part of a collaborative team, cultivating ideas for redefining the “edge” of wireless networks. Team TrellisWare creates advanced signal processing solutions to solve communication and tactical networking challenges.

Company Culture

Whether you are just graduating and starting your career, or are coming to TrellisWare as a seasoned professional, you will find yourself surrounded by people who care about making a difference and who care about the success of the whole TrellisWare team.

We encourage innovative perspectives and embrace diversity for different points of view, backgrounds, and experiences. Our combined drive and unique contributions achieve groundbreaking technologies for complex communication problems. TrellisWare is dedicated to providing a great working environment, excellent benefits, a relaxed office environment, social events, and opportunities to grow.

  • Family-oriented environment
  • Challenging and rewarding work with cutting-edge technology
  • Investing in the TrellisWare team and creating long-term value
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Our Culture

Great Perks for Great People

Imagine working every day in sunny San Diego, CA — contributing to innovative wireless solutions, learning from some of the brightest people in the networking, waveform, and signal processing industries, and thriving in a fast-paced, challenging and fun environment with your peers. If TrellisWare sounds like a place you’d like to make a difference in, know that TrellisWare wants to make a difference for you too. TrellisWare promotes well-being through a comprehensive benefits package, and rewards you for all the hard work you do.

  • Medical PPO and 100% coinsurance and a low deductible
  • Generously subsidized healthcare with comprehensive network
  • Dental PPO, and Vision Insurance
  • Company-sponsored Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care
Wellness / Fitness
  • Onsite gym
  • Gym reimbursements
  • Event sponsorships, and Lunch & Learns
  • Multi-purpose Room with Ping Pong, darts, foosball, and video games
Recognition and Philanthropies
  • Charity participation’s such as Rady’s Children, Adopt-a-Family, 5ks for a cause
  • Monthly celebrations, holiday parties, and other fun events
Work-Life Balance
  • Generous paid vacation, personal holidays, and sick leave
  • Fully-stocked break rooms
  • Paid holidays
  • Disability insurance
Growth and Financial Opportunities
  • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth Options
  • Leadership Development
  • Training Programs
  • Educational Assistance and Reimbursement Program
  • Tech Talks

New Grad Opportunities

Kick-start your career at TrellisWare! We offer a variety of exciting positions, many in engineering-related fields. Learn more about these engineering opportunities by clicking the boxes below.


Our hardware engineers are experts in RF, analog, and digital design. They design and build circuit cards for production-ready, small form factor radios and for prototyping platforms for research and development. They spend time designing the cards, bringing them up in the lab, and working with the team to integrate them into the larger system.

Digital Design

Digital designers write VHDL for FPGAs and ASICs. They implement modem physical layers and are knowledgeable in communication theory and radio architecture. A typical day could involve designing and documenting a new filter or modulator, testing a new waveform in the screen room, and working with the software team to integrate with networking layers.


Our software engineers are experts in real-time embedded systems, embedded Linux, and web-based applications development. They design novel networking protocols, help distribute audio, video, and data across complete networks and build web-based application servers to control our radios. They collaborate on source code, test new algorithms in the lab, and verify the latest release in the field.

Product Systems

The product systems engineers are TrellisWare’s jack-of-all-trades. They work in the lab spear-heading integration efforts, or act as support for partners that need help implementing a custom network with one of our radios. They can be found in the lab collecting data or in the field working with our customers.

Communication Systems

Our communication systems engineers are experts in communication, signal processing, and detection theory. They are equally comfortable in matlab and C and spend most of their time designing and verifying our next generation waveforms.

Systems Test

Our test engineers are collaborative and innovative! The product test engineers learn and develop the whole system. They work with all the design teams to ensure algorithms, hardware systems, software systems, and full products meet specifications and customer expectations. They create, design, and implement test cases and test systems in controlled lab environments and in uncontrolled field test environments such as tunnels, ships, urban, rural, and mountains.

Engineering Professionals

As an equal opportunity employer, TrellisWare Technologies, Inc., is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access TrellisWare Technologies, Inc. career website as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling (858) 753-1600.


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