Planning and Controls Software Engineering Intern - 2024



Software Engineering
Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, January 29, 2024

We are seeking an energetic, hardworking planning and/or controls software engineering intern to develop and productize key driver assistance and autonomous driving features for our DRIVE platform. In this role, you will work on a mix of planning and control problems to build focused software solutions. Through effective collaboration with established teams, you will help design and mature new products all the way through to production.

What you'll be doing:

Maturing and productizing new features entails a diversity of activities, including:

  • Developing algorithms for driving functions using fundamental physics, control systems, planning algorithms, and/or vehicle dynamics

  • Defining and verifying product requirements through detailed analysis, simulation, in-car testing, and benchmarking existing products

  • Collaborating with our internal teams to perform performance and safety analysis

  • Maturing prototype software to production quality

What we need to see:

  • Pursuing a BS or higher in an engineering or technical field (Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Science, Physics, etc.)

  • Experience writing software in C++

  • Comfort with an Agile/Scrum software development environment using GitLab (or similar)

  • Comfort developing software with GIT in a Linux environment

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

We want to hear from you if you are an upbeat contributor with a background that includes one or more of the following:

  • Experience shipping products, especially building from a clean sheet design

  • A background in automotive systems, including system architecture and CAN communication

Academic and commercial groups around the world are powering a revolution in artificial intelligence using deep learning techniques running on NVIDIA GPUs, enabling breakthroughs in problems from image classification to speech recognition to natural language processing and autonomous vehicles. Intelligent AI computers that can learn, reason and interact with people are no longer science fiction. Today, a self-driving car powered by AI can meander through a country road at night and find its way. An AI-powered robot can learn motor skills through trial and error. This is truly an outstanding time. The era of AI has begun and NVIDIA is leading the drive with revolutionary hardware and software. Come join us at NVIDIA!