• Software Engineer Co-op - Spring

    Job Locations US-MA-Pocasset
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(8/26/2019 4:36 PM)
  • Overview



    Located in the U.S. and a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, Hydroid is the world’s most trusted manufacturer of advanced Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs). Our marine robotics systems provide innovative and reliable full-picture solutions for the marine research, defense, hydrographic and offshore/energy markets. Our products represent the most advanced, diversified and field-proven family of AUVs and AUV support systems in the world.


    Hydroid employees are passionate about their work and strive to produce top-quality products and service. All products are designed and manufactured at the Hydroid facilities in Pocasset, MA.


    The REMUS robotics systems use several layers of software to create a reliable system. Students will be exposed to a number of different development environments. The position description is broad because projects will be assigned based on student interest and skill level. Problem solvers and innovators welcome. Projects may include the following:

    • Develop embedded (board level) test applications for testing motor control boards and sensors.
    • Automate robot log reporting using web-based approach (HTML/PHP/RUBY/SQL).
    • Create an automated tool for reviewing Hydroid missions to define/create pass fail criteria for production. Metrics would include Long Base Line (LBL), Ultra Short Base Line (USBL) control statistics, navigation accuracy and power estimates.
    • Work with network protocols and graphics engines (Direct X, Open GL) to develop next generation Vehicle Interface Program (VIP) and analysis GUIs.
    • Develop SQL database for robot data.
    • Develop control algorithms for robotic tasks.
    • Develop real-time control algorithms within our RECON test software. RECON allows remote computers to control the REMUS mission plan and sensor control. Hydroid has existing software to do this but would like to expand the capabilities for our users.
    • Occasionally go out with the Hydroid team and help run test missions with the vehicles in open water.



    • Hydroid would like to see students with previous exposure to these areas:  embedded, GUI, network and MATLAB development. Experience with C and C++ is a plus.

    A condition of this position will require the successful Applicant to pass a government security investigation and must subsequently receive authorization to access US Department of Defense Controlled Unclassified Information (“CUI”) and potentially classified information.


    We offer a very competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including 75% company paid medical and dental insurance. The company also offers paid Life, STD, LTD, tuition reimbursement and 401K with company match, and more.


    Hydroid is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/AA/M/F/V/D Employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and need assistance with the application process as a result of your disability please call 1-508-563-6565 or mail your request to 1 Henry Drive, Pocasset, MA 02559, Attn: Employment Application Assistance.



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