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Internship / Co-Op, Controls, Gatik AI Research Team



Software Engineering, Data Science
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 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:

The Controls Team at Gatik is looking for two highly motivated and qualified Intern/Co-op to work on the development/implementation of control and optimization techniques for autonomous box trucks for autonomous middle-mile delivery to improve supply chain efficiency. You will play an essential role in helping accelerate the development and deployment of our AV technology. This position has a strong technical background, hands-on software engineering experience, and a knack for solving hard problems.

What you'll do:

  • You will play an essential role in helping accelerate the development and deployment of our AV technology
  • Design custom-build optimization packages for use in the truck controller operating in real-world scenarios
  • Design learning-based controllers for autonomous vehicles operating in real-world challenging scenarios

What we're looking for:

  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in a Robotics-related field
  • Related publication in top-tier journals and conferences (e.g., ICRA, IROS, CDC, ACC, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in C/C++
  • 2+ years of experience in Matlab/Simulink
  • Solid understanding of optimization algorithms, numerical methods, and open-source optimization solvers
  • Solid experience in ML/AL methods and learning-based MPC
  • Solid backgrounds in math and linear algebra
  • Solid experience in vehicle dynamics modeling and control, and optimal controls

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.