2019-02-12 Waymo
Intern, Software Engineering, Mapping
Mountain View, California, United States

Waymo is the self-driving technology company with a mission to make it safe and easy for people and things to move around. Building on software and sensor technology developed at Google, Waymo is now launching the world’s first fully self-driving transportation service that will take members of the public from A to B at the touch of a button.

Software Engineering builds the brains of Waymo's fully self-driving vehicles. Our software allows our vehicles to perceive the world around them, make the right decision for every situation, and deliver people safely to their destinations. We think deeply and solve complex technical challenges in areas like robotics, perception, decision-making and deep learning, while collaborating with hardware and systems engineers. If you’re a software engineer or researcher who’s curious and passionate about Level 4 autonomous driving, we'd like to meet you. 

The Waymo Mapping team’s goal is to build a high resolution map of the world to support safe self-driving. We work on creating the map using a combination of automatic and manual techniques and build the infrastructure to store, process, and distribute the map. Our team collaborates with several other Waymo teams that consume map data.

In this Mapping internship, you'll:

  • Build tools to visualize Waymo’s map
  • Answer interesting questions about the world by querying and analyzing the map

At a minimum we’d like you to have:

  • Enrolled in a BS/MS/PhD program (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Robotics, or a similar technical field of study
  • A solid foundation in software engineering
  • A willingness to work across the entire stack

It's preferred if you have:

  • Experience with frontend development, especially in Angular and Dart
  • Experience with SQL and C++
At Waymo, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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