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Simulation Internship/Co-op

Foster City, CA
3 months ago
Internship

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Zoox is developing the first fully electric autonomous vehicles to support low-carbon transportation and to decrease congestion and reliance on ...

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Job Description

Simulation is essential to Zoox’s mission. Zoox uses simulation to develop our driving software, validate our safety, and analyze our real-world performance. Our team’s work directly impacts how rapidly and successfully Zoox will achieve its goals. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with cross-functional teams, such as Prediction, Perception, Planner, and Quality Assurance. 
Our team’s mission is to provide the simulation framework and tools for Zoox to rapidly develop our hardware and software, and to help answer the ultimate question: “Is Zoox’s robot safe to drive on our cities’ streets?”

Requirements

  • Currently working towards a B.S., M.S., Ph.D., or advanced degree in a relevant engineering program. For undergraduates, we are accepting only juniors and seniors.
  • Good academic standing
  • Can commit to at least a 12-week internship
  • At least one previous industry internship, co-op, or project completed in a relevant area
  • Ability to relocate to the Bay Area, California for the duration of the internship
  • Interns at Zoox may not use any proprietary information they are working on as part of their thesis, any published work with their university, or to be distributed to anyone outside of Zoox.

Qualifications

  • Candidates will be matched to the team that best fits their skill set and team’s needs.

  • Agent Sim:
  • Strong C++ skills
  • Experience with game development or simulation

  • Scenario Frameworks:
  • Web development (JavaScript, TypeScript, Vue, Three.js) and/or experience using Python
  • Pursuing a degree in computer science or related technical field
  • Project experience aligned to simulation, autonomous vehicles, or robotics

  • 3D Sim:
  •  Strong C++ skills. Python experience is a plus.
  •  Experience with real-time computer graphics (Vulkan/Metal/DX12 a plus)

Vaccine Mandate
Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the earlier of (1) April 15 or (2) within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.
Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.
About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
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A Final Note:You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.

Zoox is developing the first fully electric autonomous vehicles to support low-carbon transportation and to decrease congestion and reliance on ...

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