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Internship, Generalist Controls Engineer, Tesla Bot (Fall 2024)



13d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Software Engineering
  • £100K - £130K
  • Palo Alto

AI generated summary

  • You must have an advanced degree in engineering, experience with state estimation, bipedal robots, multi-DOF robotic hardware, and shipping control algorithms at scale.
  • You will be responsible for programming in C/C++, developing closed-loop control systems, analyzing linear systems, designing controllers, and delivering high-quality code in an embedded environment at Tesla Bot.


  • Currently working towards an advanced degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Automotive, Robotics Engineering or a related field of study with a graduation date between December 2024-2025
  • Experience with state estimation through IMU, encoders, force sensors etc
  • Experience working on bipedal robots or other multi-DOF robotic hardware
  • Experience with shipping control algorithms on real products at scale


  • Experience programming in C or C++
  • Practical experience with closed-loop controls system development, modeling, and implementation in an embedded environment
  • Solid background in linear systems analysis, stability, and controller design
  • Familiarity with control of non-linear systems
  • Capability of delivering high-quality code in an embedded environment


How long is this internship position for Generalist Controls Engineer at Tesla Bot?

This internship position is expected to last for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, starting around August/September 2024 and continuing through the entire Fall term (i.e. through December 2024) or into Spring 2025 if available.

Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy.

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Mission & Purpose

Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy through increasingly affordable electric vehicles in addition to renewable energy generation and storage. California-based Tesla is committed to having the best-in-class in safety, performance, and reliability in all Tesla cars. There are currently over 275,000 Model S, Model X and Model 3 vehicles on the road worldwide. To achieve a sustainable energy future, Tesla also created infinitely scalable energy products: Powerwall, Powerpack and Solar Roof. As the world’s only vertically integrated energy company, Tesla continues to innovate, scale and reduce the costs of commercial and grid-scale systems, with the goal of ultimately getting us to 100% renewable energy grids.