Co-Op Software Engineer - Perception (Spring Semester)

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 08-31-2018
We are looking for a co-op with an understanding of autonomous vehicles and expertise in computer vision, LiDAR data, or object tracking.

As Software Engineer Co-Op on our Perception team, you will develop and test software components and algorithms for autonomous systems. You'll also be involved in creating systems that detect, classify, segment and predict obstacles in the vehicle's surrounding environment.

Candidate is expected to work 40 hours a week for Spring semester. 
What you’ll be doing:
  • Develop and test C++ ROS software along the TORC perception pipeline, including object detection, classification, and tracking.
Required Competencies
  • Currently pursuing Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in Computer Engineering, Robotics, or related technical field
  • 0-2 years of relevant industry experience
  • Experience programming in C++ and ROS (Robot Operating System) and with efficient, clean code
  • Experience in robotics and/or self-driving technologies

What we want to see:
  • Experience working with:
    • Computer Vision
    • Lidar Processing
    • ROS (Robot Operating System)
  • C++ Libraries
    • PCL
    • OpenCV
    • Boost
  • Excellent software design and problem-solving skills
  • Python Experience
  • Multithreaded software development
  • Structured software development, automated testing, and deployment process
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