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Future Forward – XR Research Intern

Intuitive Surgical, Sunnyvale, CA, United States
Employer Description

Intuitive®, headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., was founded in 1995 to create innovative, robotic-assisted systems that help empower doctors and hospitals to make surgery less invasive than an open approach. Since da Vinci® became one of the first robotic-assisted systems cleared by the FDA for general laparoscopic surgery, it’s taken robotic-assisted surgery from concept to reality. Working with doctors and hospitals, we’re continuing to develop new, minimally invasive surgical platforms and future diagnostic tools to help solve complex healthcare challenges around the world. Innovating for minimally invasive care. It’s the passion that drives us at Intuitive.

 

Job Description

Job Title:              Future Forward – XR Research Intern

 

University Hiring Program Eligibility Requirements:

  • University Enrollment: Must be currently enrolled in and returning to an accredited degree-seeking academic program in the Fall.
  • Internship Work Period: Must be available to work full-time (approximately 40 hours per week) during a 10-12 week period starting May or June. Specific start dates are shared during the recruiting process.

 

Primary Function of Position

We are seeking a summer intern to join the Research team. The intern will assist in the implementation, documentation, and testing of the next generation product development environments.

 

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Development and evaluation of high quality prototype concepts.
  • Development of novel Augmented Reality (AR) and Mixed Reality (MR) concepts to integrate with future products.
  • Development of a modular software framework to explore various AR and MR concepts on display technologies from various vendors.
  • Perform usability testing and generate reports that help guide the future development.
Job Requirements

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

  • Computer science, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, or Robotics focus.
  • Exposure to Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) or Mixed Reality (MR) concepts, hardware, and tools.
  • A good working knowledge with Unity, C, C++, UWP, Visual studio tools.
  • Hands on experience in developing server client applications using TCP, UDP, broadcast and discovery protocols.
  • Hands on experience in developing applications using spatial mapping, shared experience and handing shared coordinates.
  • Hands on experience in developing 3D visualization apps for prep-op imaging data.
  • Experience in integrating third-party software libraries into custom applications.
  • Strong math and analytical skills. Knowledge of linear algebra, computer graphics and computational robotics is a plus
  • Hands-on engineering skills with a proven ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Self-starter and able to work in a collaborative and results oriented environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written, oral) with the team.

    Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:

    • Computer science, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, or Robotics focus.
    • Exposure to Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR) or Mixed Reality (MR) concepts, hardware, and tools.
    • A good working knowledge with Unity, C, C++, UWP, Visual studio tools.
    • Hands on experience in developing server client applications using TCP, UDP, broadcast and discovery protocols.
    • Hands on experience in developing applications using spatial mapping, shared experience and handing shared coordinates.
    • Hands on experience in developing 3D visualization apps for prep-op imaging data.
    • Experience in integrating third-party software libraries into custom applications.
    • Strong math and analytical skills. Knowledge of linear algebra, computer graphics and computational robotics is a plus
    • Hands-on engineering skills with a proven ability to work well in a team environment.
    • Self-starter and able to work in a collaborative and results oriented environment.
    • Ability to communicate effectively (written, oral) with the team.
JOB DETAILS
POSTED
23 January 2022
CLOSES
22 July 2022
JOB TYPE
Internship
PREFERRED EDUCATION
Bachelor's Degree
ANNUAL SALARY (US Dollars)
Open
JOB FUNCTION
Researcher
FIELD
Biomedical, Medical Imaging, Health Care (Biophotonics)