Planning and Controls Engineering Intern
Summer 2024, R2335
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Shield AI

501-1,000 employees

Develops autonomous AI pilots for military aircrafts
Company Overview
Shield AI, a leader in AI for aviation, has a proven track record of technical innovation, with its Hivemind autonomy stack being the world's first autonomous AI Pilot deployed in combat since 2018. The company's culture is rooted in its mission to protect service members and civilians, and it has been recognized by Forbes, CB Insights, and Fast Company for its industry leadership. With a competitive edge backed by top-tier Silicon Valley VC funds, Shield AI offers a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI technology in aviation.
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding





San Diego, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Undergraduate, graduate or PhD student
  • Experience with research or state-of-the-art algorithms in robotics
  • Strong communication skills
  • Research, design, and implement state of the art teaming algorithms for real time autonomous systems
  • Take new features from ideation to prototyping, full implementation, flight testing, and all the way to field deployment
  • Develop tools for rapid prototypes, simulation, visualization, etc.
  • Participate in brainstorm sessions and software design for challenging issues
  • Develop professional skills and knowledge via regular literature reviews and self-directed learning
  • Work in a collaborative development environment, with an emphasis on continuous integration & delivery, test-driven development
  • Work with middleware frameworks (e.g. ROS, PX4, etc.), build tools (e.g. CMake), and compiler toolchains (e.g. gcc, llvm)
Desired Qualifications
  • Record of working hard, being a trustworthy teammate, holding oneself and others to high standards, and being kind to others