Applied Research Scientist Intern, Computer Vision (Summer 2021)

  • Cruise
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Jun 19, 2020

Job Description

We’re Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.

We are building the world’s most advanced self-driving vehicles to safely connect people to the places, things, and experiences they care about. We believe self-driving cars will help save lives, reshape cities, give back time in transit, and restore freedom of movement for many.

Cruisers have the opportunity to define new ways of working and learn from world-class leaders in their field. This is a place for dreamers and doers to succeed.

If you are looking to play a part in making a positive impact in the world by advancing the revolutionary work of self-driving cars, join us.

What you'll be doing:

As an Applied Research Scientist Intern - Computer Vision, you will contribute to research projects that address the everyday challenges that happen on urban roads, ones that do not have standard solutions available. On a day-to-day basis, you will assist with:

  • Problem formulation
  • Modeling / architectural design
  • Experimental design
  • Prototyping
  • Validation

What you must have:

  • Current PhD student in computer vision, machine learning or a related field with research publications in top conferences or journals
  • Expertise in at least one of these specific areas: 2D/3D object detection, semantic / instance segmentation, fine-grained attribute understanding, human pose / gesture recognition, image sequence / semantics understanding, image embedding, visual/LIDAR-based tracking, multi-object tracking, and vision-based behavior prediction
  • Track record of driving ML research projects from start to completion, including conception, problem definition, experimentation, iteration, and finally publication or productization
  • Strong programming skills in Python and/or C++
  • Experience using deep-learning frameworks, e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Why Cruise?

  • Our benefits are here to support the whole you:
    • Competitive pay 
    • Housing and commuter stipend
    • Healthy meals and snacks provided
    • Events throughout internship
  • We’re Integrated
    • Through our partnerships with General Motors and Honda, we are the only self-driving company with fully integrated manufacturing at scale.
  • We’re Funded
    • GM, Honda, SoftBank, and T. Rowe Price have invested billions in Cruise. Their backing for our technology demonstrates their confidence in our progress, team, and vision and makes us one of the leading autonomous vehicle organizations in the industry. Our deep resources greatly accelerate our operating speed.
  • We’re Independent
    • We have our own governance, board of directors, equity, and investors. Our independence allows us to not just work on the bleeding-edge of technology, but also define it.

Cruise LLC is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis.   Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with Cruise to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary.  Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way.

We also consider for employment qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.  And, if you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Cruise does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, Cruise does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.

Organization type

Company  

Headcount

1001-5000 employees  

Categories

Transportation & Mobility