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Palo Alto, CA
About the Team
Tesla's Systems Integration Team is seeking an intern who will be responsible for ensuring firmware support for new vehicle features and new hardware are designed, implemented and tested to achieve Tesla's standards for safety and customer experience.
The intern is expected to move projects along at an aggressive pace keeping track of program milestones and deliverables and pulling together the contributions of many teams into a cohesive final product. Our intern is also expected to get their hands dirty in the details of their sub-systems digging through source code, root causing issues and proposing solutions to complex problems, as well as testing prototype firmware implementations in-vehicle.
The Integration Engineering Intern is at the center of the iterative firmware development process and has a broad range of responsibilities.
What to Expect
Bring-up and debug complex systems involving networked microprocessors and software-controller electrical and electrical-mechanical devices for Tesla's prototype vehicles.
Understand and debug interfaces/interactions required for successful implementation of vehicle level firmware.
Support new firmware and hardware integration into Tesla's prototype vehicles by carrying out functional verification of new components and/or features.
Work with the cross-discipline development and design engineers throughout the engineering organization to ensure the relevant subsystems are designed with appropriate requirements, interfaces and interactions to achieve specific vehicle functions.
Report and track issues with software and/or hardware releases.
Currently pursuing a Bachelor's, Master's Degree or higher in Computer Science, or related technical field
Understanding of hardware and software development processes.
Have an exceptional capacity for managing simultaneous activities and challenges.
Have creative capacity for developing new ways to integrate complex system better and faster in alignment with the aggressive Tesla approach to revolutionary product development.
Hands-on technical experience debugging complex systems involving networked microprocessors and software-controlled electrical or electromechanical devices.
Creative capacity for developing new ways to integrate complex system better and faster in alignment with the aggressive Tesla approach to revolutionary product development.
This engineer must be eager to work in an aggressive start-up like company environment with great opportunities for growth and spectacular achievement.