Summer 2019 - Engineering Internship

San Carlos, CA
Engineering
Intern
About Iron Ox

Iron Ox is building robotic greenhouses to bring fresh and affordable produce to everyone. We're a team from Willow Garage, Google[x], and Savioke that are passionate about deeply understanding and developing the new wave of technology to feed people. Iron Ox is a well-funded startup backed by Y Combinator and located in the SF Bay Area.

Who we're looking for

We are seeking bright minds with a strong interest in Ag tech who are eager to gain experience in any of the following categories: Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, or Software.  During your summer with the Iron Ox team you will work under the mentorship of senior staff to support ongoing engineering tasks as well as define and complete an internship project.  This is a paid internship.

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - Requirements

    • Existing student or recent graduate of a related engineering degree program.
    • Basic proficiency with CAD tools
    • Comfortable with hand tools
    • Able to communicate clearly and effectively
    • Willingness to collaborate across various departments

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING - Nice-to-Have

    • Machine shop experience
    • Experience building and troubleshooting prototypes
    • Prior work with electro-mechanical assemblies
    • Strong interest in Ag tech, hydroponics, and or plant biology

ROBOTICS - Requirements

    • Existing student or recent graduate of a related engineering degree program.
    • Comfortable working in Python or C++, or fluent in other languages (C, Java) and willing to pick up a new language quickly
    • Experience writing software for real robotic systems
    • Able to communicate clearly and effectively
    • Willingness to collaborate across various departments

ROBOTICS - Nice-to-Have

    • Familiarity with ROS
    • Prior work integrating software and hardware on robotic systems
    • Strong interest in Ag tech, hydroponics, and or plant biology
Benefits

Competitive compensation
Building technology that feeds people.
Contributing to the future of automated farming.
Daily fresh salad bar.