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Winter 2023 Intern
Perception
Posted on 11/15/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Intern
Desired Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
C/C++/C#
Requirements
  • Strong technical background. You are currently pursuing a MS or PhD and have experience designing and implementing perception algorithms; exceptional candidates pursuing a BS considered. You are a skilled software engineer with experience in C++ and strong problem-solving skills. You are passionate about solving real-world robotics problems, and you have ideally worked on autonomous robots before. Prior knowledge of working with deep neural networks is a strong plus
  • A team player. You take ownership and work with the team to deliver exceptional results. You are interested in the performance of the entire system across engineering disciplines
  • Ability to build and iterate quickly. You enjoy working fast and smart, and you are comfortable in the earlier stages of developing an algorithm from scratch
  • Hands on. You dig deep into important details such as the sensor driver if it improves the overall system. You like working with production machine learning pipelines, from dataset collection and labeling to training and validation
  • Great communicator. You have experience writing clear, concise, and detailed documentation
Responsibilities
  • Be responsible for designing perception algorithms and implementing them in robust, efficient, and well-tested C++ code
  • Solve real-world perception challenges such as lane detection, object detection and classification, tracking, sensor fusion, localization, mapping, or sensor calibration
  • Integrate both novel and well-established techniques such as deep neural networks, decision trees, Kalman and particle filters, or point cloud processing on camera, laser, radar, and ultrasound data
  • Collaborate closely with other experts on the team, including the planning and systems engineering team
Kodiak Robotics

51-200 employees

Long-haul trucking technology company
Company Overview
Kodiak's mission is to carry freight forward—so people, partners, and the planet thrive. The company has the trucking industry's most advanced technology stack purpose-built for long-haul trucks, leveraging a unique sensor fusion system and lightweight mapping solution that handles all aspects of highway driving, delivering freight safely, efficiently, and on time.
Benefits
  • Remote-friendly work environment
  • 401k
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Life insurance
  • Medical, dental, vision, & FSA plans
  • Family-friendly company events
  • Dog-friendly office
  • Employee-driven fitness classes
  • Free EV charging
  • Trivia & board game nights
Company Core Values
  • Safety, first and always
  • Intellectual honesty, principled debate.
  • Disciplined innovation
  • Better together. For a better future.
  • Exceed expectations. Earn respect. Repeat.