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Sensor Calibration Engineer - Internship

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Company Overview

*Come join a higher calling and find a deeper purpose! *

As a multi-national Artificial Intelligence Technology Company, we are at the epicenter of the Autonomous Vehicle Universe. Our breakthroughs are leading the industry in autonomous trucking.

While inventing the framework of Autonomous Driving, our current fleet of autonomous Trucks are helping communities receive much-needed supplies and medical equipment around the clock. Our people are some of the most talented engineers and contributors who are leaving behind a historic legacy.

TuSimple was founded half a decade ago with the goal of bringing the top minds in the world together to achieve the dream of a driverless truck solution. With a foundation in computer vision, algorithms, mapping, and Artificial Intelligence, TuSimple is working to create the first global commercially viable Autonomous Freight Network.

Job Description

We are looking for a Sensor Calibration Intern to help calibrate, configure and troubleshoot systems on autonomous trucks. You will work with software, sensor, engineering and operation teams, to help with the rapid growth of our fleet.


Develop, test, improve and maintain calibration software and processes.

Identify, escalate, and resolve issues with calibration processes and tools.

Ensure all sensors and systems are properly calibrated before release to testing teams.

Create, maintain, and improve technical documentation for calibration including release notes and technician work instructions.

Own the bring up process for new and retrofitted trucks before release to testing teams.


Current student or recent grad in a degreed Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, Industrial, Mechanical, Automotive, Electrical or a related field program

Basic programming skills for purposes of automated testing and data processing, i.e. scripting, Python, C/C++, knowledge of APIs.

Bonus Points

Experience with sensor or system calibration

Experience in autonomous industry.

Physical Demands

This position is designated as a safety-sensitive position.

Must be able to walk 75’ and climb a 10’ ladder

Must be able to bend, kneel, twist, squat, stand and climb as required to secure load.

Ability to lift, carry, move, push, and/or pull up to 50 pounds.

Requires standing, stretching, walking, stooping, pushing and/or pulling in an outdoor environment.

Requires use of safety equipment that may include non-slip shoes, gloves, and other protective garments and equipment.

This role requires relocation to Tucson, AZ.

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Medical, vision, and dental insurance plan

Competitive salary and benefits

Company 401(k) program

Paid vacations

Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner


TuSimple at a glance

Bringing the first self-driving truck to market

TuSimple focuses on Artificial Intelligence, Transportation, Software, and Hybrid Vehicles. Their company has offices in San Diego, Tucson, and Beijing. They have a large team that's between 201-500 employees. To date, TuSimple has raised $340M of funding; their latest round was closed on September 2019.

You can view their website at http://tusimple.ai/ or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.