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Junior Applications Engineer

Location: Coleshill, Birmingham B46, Hybrid Role, min 3 days office

Salary: Negotiable Depending on Experience + Company Car/Car Allowance

Benefits: 25 days holiday, Pension, Life Assurance

As part of the Company Life Assurance, our employees are entitled to participate in an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). This is a virtual benefit service which connects our Employees to third party specialists who can help to manage their health and wellbeing and that of their family. In addition to the EAP the service includes:

  • Remote access to a UK based GP
  • 2nd Opinion consultations
  • Mental health assessments and physiotherapy.

Trakm8 is a UK based technology leader in fleet management, insurance telematics, connected car, and optimisation. Through IP owned technology, the Group uses AI data analytics collected from its installed base of telematics units to fine tune the algorithms that are used to produce its’ solutions; these monitor driver behaviour, identify crash events, and monitor vehicle health to provide actionable insights to continuously improve the security and operational efficiency of both company fleets and private drivers.

The Group’s product portfolio includes the latest data analytics and reporting portal (Trakm8 Insight), integrated telematics/cameras/optimisation, self-installed telematics units and one of the widest ranges of installed telematics devices. Trakm8 has over 255,000 connections.

Headquartered in Coleshill near Birmingham alongside its manufacturing facility, the Group supplies to the Fleet, Optimisation, Insurance and Automotive sectors to many well-known customers in the UK and internationally.

Trakm8 has been listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange since 2005. Trakm8 is also recognised with the LSE Green Economy Mark.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Junior Applications Engineer to join our Established Customer Support team here at the Head office in Coleshill.

Main Responsibilities of the role:

  • Delivery of Customer telematic solutions
  • Ownership, Development and delivery of solution plans
  • Communication with internal and external stakeholders to ensure successful technical and commercial project delivery
  • Working with core engineering teams to specify, test and deliver new hardware and software features
  • Working with Customer Service Team to ensure vehicle installations are delivered to specification at the right time
  • Development of vehicle installation documentation
  • Provide sales support and expert technical assistance pre/post sale at client sites
  • Product configuration
  • 1st line technical support for Customer queries


  • Experience of technical automotive project delivery
  • Knowledge of vehicle electronic control systems preferred
  • Good customer facing skills – phone or face to face
  • Good troubleshooting/diagnostic skills
  • Engineering Degree e.g. Electronics, Embedded Systems or Automotive or relevant experience
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent technical presentation skills in a Sales environment
  • Enthusiastic, self-starter with a willingness to learn new systems
  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal skills
  • Customer focused, deadline oriented
  • Someone who is highly organised, driven to achieve results and a team player
  • Willing to travel on a regular basis

This role requires screening in the below areas:

  • 2 years of satisfactory Employment/Education References

Please send your letter of application with your CV to: or by post to: Trakm8 Limited, 4 Roman Park, Roman Way, Coleshill, Birmingham, West Midlands, B46 1HG

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