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Amazon Robotics - Embedded Software Intern - Summer 2023

Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to these questions and you'll fit right in here at Amazon Robotics. We are a smart team of doers who work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers experiences in ways we can't even image yet. We invent new improvements every day.

Amazon Robotics empowers a smarter, faster, more consistent customer experience through automation. Amazon Robotics automates fulfillment center operations using various methods of robotic technology including autonomous mobile robots, sophisticated control software, language perception, power management, computer vision, depth sensing, machine learning, object recognition, and semantic understanding of commands. Amazon Robotics has a dedicated focus on research and development to continuously explore new opportunities to extend its product lines into new areas.

This role is a 12 week internship to join AR full time (40 hours/week) in North Reading, MA from May - August 2023.

Amazon Robotics Sensor team is seeking a talented and motivated electrical engineering student to assist with camera and sensor evaluation and development. The ideal candidate will have had experience with and interest in image sensors, and common electrical interfaces, optics, testing, and data processing techniques. They will be interested in learning about new technologies.

Amazon Robotics Sensor Team is seeking a talented and motivated computer engineering or robotics student to assist with firmware development, testing, and support for manufacturing operations. The ideal candidate will have had experience with and interest in embedded system design, possess good communication skills, and enjoy problem solving both independently and in team settings.

The Embedded Software Engineering Intern will be responsible for:
  • Assisting an interdisciplinary team of engineers in the execution of product designs from concept to production including design, prototyping, validation, testing, and certification
  • Developing embedded software and python scripts for our current and next generation of sensor and robotic systems.
  • Having an understanding of and interest in the technical principles, theories, and concepts in embedded firmware development and testing

Basic qualifications
  • Currently working towards a BS in Computer Engineering, Robotics, or a similar field and must have at least one semester of school left to complete after the end of the internship
  • Must be eligible and available for a full-time (40h / week) 12 week role during the Summer
  • Classroom and project experience in developing embedded systems, firmware, and/or control systems
  • Prior internship or co-op experience in a similar field
  • Working knowledge and experience programming with C/C++ and Python
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills with a high level of attention to detail.

Preferred qualifications
  • Prior internship or co-op experience in a similar field
  • Experience with sensors, including but not limited to camera, stereo camera, time-of-flight sensor, Radar, and Lidar.
  • Experience with sensor data processing and applications, including but not limited to sensor fusion, computer vision.
  • Experience in the design and debugging of embedded systems
  • Commitment to rigorous testing practices

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