Software Engineer Co-Op

Location: Blacksburg, VA
Date Posted: 09-11-2017
For over ten years, TORC Robotics has been committed to developing innovative autonomous and robotic vehicle systems. Located in Blacksburg, VA, TORC is a rapidly expanding company with a passion for commercializing robotic technology throughout military, automotive, mining and agricultural markets. 
To learn more about TORC Robotics, please visit our website at

TORC Robotics is accepting applications for future Software Engineer Co-Ops. 

Our team of Software Engineers designs, implements and tests robotic systems and products and seeks co-ops who can participate in various stages of programming, development and testing.
Co-ops should be prepared to work in a fast-paced environment and can expect to complete the internship with exposure to and experience with various aspects of software engineering and robotics. The position is paid.
What you'll be doing:
  • Assist with the development of software components and algorithms for robotic navigation, perception and data analysis
  • Work with a team of engineers across multiple engineering disciplines

What we want to see: 
  • Ability to work 40 hours a week
  • Currently pursuing a B.S., or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • Must be eligible to obtain Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship required)
  • Exposure to object-oriented programming in C++
  • Excellent software design and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Exposure in the following areas is a plus:
    • Robotic navigation and / or perception logarithms
    • Python or LabVIEW
    • Computer Vision
    • Cross-platform software development
    • C++ libraries: Boost or Qt
    • ROS (Robot Operating System)
    • Sensor processing
    • Multi-threaded software development
    • Interprocess communication
    • User Interfaces
    • GPU hardware and software architecture design
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