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Internship / Co-Op, AI Research Team



Software Engineering, Data Science
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

Who we are:

Gatik, the leader in autonomous middle mile logistics, delivers goods safely and efficiently using its fleet of light & medium-duty trucks. The company focuses on short-haul, B2B logistics for Fortune 500 customers including Kroger, Walmart, Tyson Foods, Loblaw, Pitney Bowes, Georgia-Pacific, and KBX; enabling them to optimize their hub-and-spoke supply chain operations, enhance service levels and product flow across multiple locations while reducing labor costs and meeting an unprecedented expectation for faster deliveries. Gatik’s Class 3-7 autonomous box trucks are commercially deployed in multiple markets including Texas, Arkansas, and Ontario, Canada.

About the role:

Gatik is seeking several passionate and skilled interns to join our AI Research group for an internship focused on core autonomy modules – Perception, Behavior Prediction, Planning, and Controls.

What you'll do:

  • Conduct research to conceptualize, design, and/or implement innovative solutions for autonomous driving including but not limited to applications of artificial intelligence, machine learning, optimization, and probabilistic robotics.
  • Collaborate closely with experienced mentors within the team to drive research projects forward.
  • Engage with product groups to facilitate the transfer of cutting-edge technology into practical applications.
  • Participate in drafting scientific articles and/or patent applications.

What we're looking for:

  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in AV/Robotics-related field.
  • Proficiency in both the theoretical foundations and practical applications of artificial intelligence techniques for AVs.
  • Good programming skills, particularly in rapid prototyping environments, such as Python, and MATLAB/Simulink. Experience with C++ and/or parallel programming (e.g., CUDA) is advantageous.
  • Familiarity with popular machine learning frameworks, such as PyTorch and tensorflow.
  • Demonstrated research aptitude with a promising track record of contributions.
  • Related publication in top-tier journals and/or conferences (e.g. CVPR, ICCV, CORL, NeurIPS, ICRA, IROS, CDC, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills to articulate ideas effectively and collaborate within a dynamic team environment.

Gatik is renowned as one of the most desirable employers in the technology sector, attracting some of the most innovative and productive individuals worldwide. If you possess creativity, autonomy, and a drive for impactful research, we invite you to apply and be a part of our team.

More about Gatik:

With headquarters in Mountain View, CA and offices in Canada, Texas and Arkansas. Gatik is establishing new standards of success for the autonomous trucking industry every day. Visit us at Gatik for more company information and Jobs @ Gatik for more open roles.
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Taking care of our team:
At Gatik, we connect people of extraordinary talent and experience to an opportunity to create a more resilient supply chain and contribute to our environment’s sustainability. We are diverse in our backgrounds and perspectives yet united by a bold vision and shared commitment to our values. Our culture emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect and agility.
We at Gatik strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that together we can do great things. We are committed to an inclusive and diverse team. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.