2018-02-15 Waymo
Intern, Software Engineer, Behavior Prediction
Mountain View, California, United States
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.    Responsibilities of the internship:
  • Advance the state of the art in the field of machine learning for robotics
  • Research & develop cutting-edge machine learning techniques for self-driving cars
  • Develop techniques to make sense of large amounts of data
  • Extensively test and deploy new systems and improve existing ones
Skill and attribute requirements:
  • Excellent coding skills in at least one language
  • Strong algorithmic background
  • Experience with machine learning research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prior machine learning research experience in at least one of the following is a plus: deep learning, reinforcement learning or imitation learning
  • Pursuing a degree (MS, MA or PhD) in Robotics, Computer Science or a related field
  • Must be currently enrolled in a full-time degree program 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain work authorization in the country of employment in 2019
  • A strong publication record in top machine learning conferences such as NIPS, UAI and ICML is a plus
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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