At the epicenter of real-time distributed systems industrial research
As a software intern in our Research Group, you will be part of a team of experts that has extensive real-world experience in solving challenges pertaining to the performance, scale, and security of the Industrial Internet of Things. Our team values creativity, risk-taking, innovation, and open communication. And, we're all pretty laid back. If you have these interests and qualities, you will definitely enjoy working at RTI!
RTI's Research Group conducts a wide variety of government-funded research (think DARPA, DoE, DoT, Navy/Air Force) spanning areas including defense, data acquisition for high energy physics experiments, medical device interoperability, and security. Seriously, this is really cool work! We collaborate with leading academic institutions and national labs. We work at the leading edge of distributed systems industrial research. Our researchers push the standards and the technology, and we have a direct impact on our product and our customers. We also have fun along the way.
Real-Time Innovations (RTI) is the largest software framework provider for smart machines and real-world systems. Our software runs the largest power plants on the continent, connects perception to control in over 200 autonomous vehicles, drives the new generation of medical robotics, controls hyperloop and flying cars, and provides 24x7 medical intelligence to hospital patients and emergency victims. We are the best positioned small company in the world to create the very real future of intelligent, distributed systems.
RTI leads the world market for software that connects real-world devices. Our diverse and global workforce believes in working hard and enjoying the journey. We recognize employees for their achievements, offer great opportunities for career growth and development, and provide the tools they need to succeed. We also offer great benefits and flexibility. We commit to making your life as satisfying as your career. And, RTI’s team is unmatched; our collaborative, transparent, and creative culture truly sets us apart from the rest.
We solve some of the greatest challenges in technology. Our mission is to transform industries: automotive, medical, power, defense, and control. Our core values emphasize excellence, teamwork, and your potential. Few small companies can truly claim to make the world run better like RTI. Come help make a real difference.
Candidates must be able to work from our headquarters in Sunnyvale, CA on a full-time basis for a duration of at least 3 months. We don’t know that the covid-19 pandemic situation will be next year. However, we have had great success also with remote internships in case we can not host you at our offices. Interns will work on distributed systems research projects related to the Object Management Group's (OMG) Data Distribution Service for Real-Time Systems (DDS) publish-subscribe middleware standard.
Through our internship program, we offer you more than just an opportunity to hone your technical skills. You will be part of the R&D team and will experience the culture at a small Silicon Valley company. As a team, we have both a great time in and out of the office. It is our goal to provide you with a valuable and worthwhile internship experience you can be proud of!
- Rising Senior studying in Computer Science / Engineering (Advanced degree preferred)
- Deep understanding of distributed systems, computer networking, and middleware
- Solid programming experience in C/C++ (e.g. through internships, projects, etc.)
- Excellent English written communication skills.
- Student must have U.S. Green Card or U.S. Passport as work to be performed for this position relates to federal government contracts.
We have a collaborative and inclusive environment where individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers. Our culture embraces transparency, learning, and fun. We offer an attractive compensation package consisting of competitive salary, benefits, vacation bonuses, and equity participation.
RTI is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.