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Robotics Software Developer Co-op Spring 2019 - ATAS

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
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Robotics Software Developer Co-op Spring 2019 - ATAS

ID: 493743
Type: Students: Co-op
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Aeronautics, Aerospace, Aircraft, Algorithm Development, Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Systems, Avionics, Embedded Systems, ISR & Tactical Systems, Machine Learning, Military Vehicles, Modeling/Simulation, Networking, Robotics/Automated Systems, Sensors Integration, Software Development/Design, System Architecture, System Engineering, Testing, Undersea Systems

Job Description

The Robotics and Autonomous Systems Division (RASD) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is looking for a Software Development Co-op student who is self-motivated and interested in gaining real world experience to start spring 2019. The student will provide software development, testing, and other support, specifically for research on Collaborative Autonomy and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, along with other GTRI/ATAS projects, as directed by the engineering and software staff. This team primarily develops autonomy algorithms for unmanned aircraft, performs software and hardware-in-the-loop testing, and live flight testing. Duties may include software and system testing, development and design, assembly of components/systems, performing experiments, formal creation and follow-up for development issues/bugs, software and system documentation, assisting with field tests/demos, and other technical tasks appropriate for the skill level of an engineering/software student.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering, computer engineering, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, or robotics/mechatronics, with a strong focus or background in software development 
  • Must be registered for co-op credit with your university
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in 1 or more programming languages, ideally C++, Python, or C#.
  • Familiarity with Linux and open source tools, ideally Ubuntu.
  • Familiarity with Windows 7 or 10.
  • Experience with version control, ideally with git.
  • Experience with standard build systems, such as CMake, gcc, and/or Visual Studio.
  • Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts.
  • Strong self-motivation and task / team leadership experience.
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to your peers.
  • Experience applying software development to real world problems, though student organization teams, competitions, course projects, or personal projects.
  • An appreciation for developing software in an engineering context to drive algorithm and system design for real physical systems, considering safety and human interaction.
  • Interest or familiarity with standard robotics problems and computational solutions.

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



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