Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2020.08

Location: Launceston, TAS

Engineering areas: Autonomous Marine Systems, Software

Business description:

Evolving from a world-leading operator of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) in extreme polar environments and Australia’s leading AUV training program, we have expanded into academic research, commercial maritime industries and the defence sector as a trusted provider and operator of integrated underwater robotics and sensor networks.

Key areas of services include:

  • Academic and commercial marine research
  • Oceanographic surveys
  • Pipeline inspections
  • Underwater infrastructure inspections
  • AUV and USV Operator and Mission Controller training

Projects / tasks:

The intern would participate in the design and development of a suite of mission planning and monitoring software tools for the facilities’ underwater robots.  A variety of design, coding, and testing tasks are required to bring this project to life.

Technical skills:

Programming experience: Python, C++, JavaScript, HTML, or other with a willingness to learn. Knowledge of communication standards such as TCP/UDP and RS232, general networking, and software/hardware interfacing.  Experience with LINUX/OSX based computers would be beneficial.

Intern interpersonal qualities:

Strong communication skills are needed to work with the project leader and team of AUV engineers to capture specifications, report on progress, manage issues and document the developed system.  The candidate will need to work within a multi-disciplinary team from varying technical backgrounds.