Internship Opportunity

Reference no: 2020.43

Location: Botany, Sydney, NSW

Engineering areas: Mechanical, Software, Systems

Business Description

A world-leading tier one manufacturer of optronics and inertial navigation technologies and systems for civil and military applications.  We deliver a range of equipment and support which is critical to the Australian Navy’s surface fleet and submarines, the Army’s man portable and vehicle systems, and Australia’s military helicopters. The company delivers three core technical competencies from our Botany HQ:

  • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) to support in-service equipment in the region;
  • Design and Development (D&D) for customisation of products to meet local needs, and;
  • Research and Technology Development (R&T) to support newly emergent local needs

Projects / tasks

This self-contained project aims to assess the suitability of various technologies for, and to start to build the tools to, develop AI technologies for sighting and vision systems using synthetic imagery.  The intern is expected to have knowledge and experience of either computer games development or deep learning for machine vision applications, they will put their skills to use to help our company to test out and evaluate the utility of this immature approach to training AI models.  The intern will have the freedom to explore a number of options and approaches whilst leveraging the advice of our expert end users and application specialists to formulate the best solution.  They will then be asked to put what they have learned to use to generate a proof of concept solution and critically evaluate its performance and opportunities for further development of this technology.

Technical skills

Ideally strong experience of Computer Games development (UE, Unity, etc) and/or strong experience of Deep Learning (PyTorch, Keras, etc).   General skills: OpenCV, C++, Python, Linux

Intern interpersonal qualities

Technical excellence is paramount, we are looking for people who are highly capable and accomplished but most importantly can demonstrate examples of delivering outputs, production code, etc which has been used and adopted.  We are happy to help the intern develop their interpersonal skills, this should not be a barrier to any applicant. Whilst not necessary, French speakers might be particularly keen due to associated future employment opportunities.