Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around January 2022 and continue through the entire Spring term (i.e. through April/May) or into early Summer 2022 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, for most internships. Please consider before submitting an application.
International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school before applying. You must be able to work 40 hours per week. Many students will be limited to part-time depending on their academic standing.
Internship Program at Tesla
The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions where they will grow both technically and personally through their experience working closely with their manager, mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows for the intern to experience life at Tesla by giving them projects that are critical to their team’s success.
Instead of going on coffee runs and making copies, you’ll be seated at the table making critical decisions that will influence not only your team, but the overall achievement of Tesla’s mission.
About the team
Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to renewable energy. This isn’t just a slogan to us. We are building the largest battery storage systems in the world. We are constantly expanding the Supercharger network, the largest electric car charging network ever. We are growing the largest fleets of residential solar, battery storage, and car charging devices in many countries around the world. And we need your help!
The Tesla Energy Device Software team is looking for a Backend Engineer to build real-time control systems for these systems. Be it a shipping container-sized Megapack battery at a power plant or a shoebox-sized Wall Connector in a garage – Sitemanager manages power distribution amongst energy resources, orchestrates over-the-air FW updates, telemetries and other site-level functionalities. Our software stack is as diverse as our products. It includes embedded and Linux-based systems, Golang for most on-device backend-systems, cloud services and local IoT protocols. Pragmatism, willingness to dive into new codebases, eagerness to work with stakeholders, and engineering leadership development are key strengths we expect you to bring to the table
- Design and develop software in Golang for the Sitemanager application.
- Create unit tests and software-in-loop tests and test on real hardware.
- Work together with other engineering teams to develop new product functionality.
- Deliver optimized solutions to meet aggressive schedules.
- Debug issues from the fleet and resolve them.
- Currently pursuing a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering undergraduate or master’s degree or equivalent experience.
- Strong proficiency in C/C++, Golang or other compiled programming languages.
- Strong experience in large multi-threaded applications.
- Excellent communication skills, an ability to learn quickly, and a passion for moving fast and building great things.
- High standards for code quality, maintainability, and performance.
Tesla participates in the E-Verify Program
Tesla is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
Tesla is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let your recruiter know if you need an accommodation at any point during the interview process.
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