The Motion Controls team is responsible for building out the trajectory optimization planning and model predictive control of the autonomy stack. Our software engineers contribute to software architecture and design, implementation strategy, and leads code reviews. Partnering with motion control research scientists to bring algorithms from concept to prototype and deployment in the real world at scale. Work in a complex and growing system where new features are being added and evaluated rapidly.
What You'll Be Doing
The intern will contribute to the development of algorithms and software for the planning in the autonomy stack. The potential areas of work would be motion planning, prediction, simulation tests, and trajectory verification according to the rules.
What We're Looking For
Currently enrolled in a Computer Science, Robotics, or relevant Graduate program.
C++ (i.e. C++11, C++14, C++17) development experience in a Unix/Linux environment.
Knowledge of software engineering principles including software design, source control management, build processes, code reviews, testing methods.
Experience working on robotics systems within Motion Planning, Motion Controls, Trajectory Optimization, or Model Predictive Control.
Strong problem-solving skills and ability to learn.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Flexible and creative thinking.
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