Software Engineer Co-Op, Mapping & Visualization - Fall Semester

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 07-27-2018
We are seeking a Mapping & Visualization Software Engineer Co-Op to assist in the development of software that enables map-based autonomous driving.   
 
Candidate is expected to work 40 hours a week for Fall semester. 

As part of the mapping and visualization team, you will be able to design, implement, and improve algorithms used to create and manage map data as well as algorithms used to localize a vehicle within the map in real time.  Additional work in providing visualization solutions for the whole system will also be involved. 

Responsibilities:   
  • Develop new ways of gathering, processing, and representing data collected from sensors to generate maps used for autonomous driving 
  • Improve efficiency of the map generation process 
  • Create new ways to visualize data in real time from many software components 

Competencies: 
  • Candidate must be currently pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field  
  • 0-2 Years of relevant industry experience  
  • Strong skills in C++ with experience working in larger software projects (as well as a version control system) 
  • ROS experience 
  • Comfortable with 3D geometry and coordinate transforms 
  • Ability to implement algorithms efficiently and in a well-organized software architecture 
  • Ability to troubleshoot software, optimize code, and perform unit testing 
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