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Research Intern in Prediction and Decision Planning
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Tencent | Palo Alto, CA
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Position Overview:

Tencent is looking for a Research Intern to join our Planning & Control team to work with research scientist to solve challenging problems. The individual will help with building deep learning models to predict the other actors's (pedestrian, vehicle etc) high level intent and future behavior (such as where they are moving to in the next few seconds). The requirement for this role is two-folds: developing models that will be placed onto the self driving car, and publish the novel idea and experiment results in the form of research paper.


* Cover full life cycle of deep learning model design, data preparation, model development, model validation and landing into the production environment (self driving car).
* Deliver reliable and effective deep learning models
* Continuously optimize efficiency, performance, cost and serviceability for deep learning models.
* Work with internal and external cross-functional teams to define design specification and validation requirements
* Develop tools to optimize the lifecycle of deep learning development.


* PhD candidate in computer science
* Must have strong skills in python, c++, tensorflow, and tensorRT
* Familiar with deep learning, RNN, and reinforcement learning.
* Experienced in research settings and understand paper publication process
* Experience in self driving car is a big plus

About Tencent

These are the driving principles behind everything that Tencent Boston strives to achieve. The team of game industry professionals at Tencent Boston has a comprehensive body of work and list of game credits that spans from the specialized to celebrity companies in the business. What makes our team unique is that everyone who is part of this studio is not content with the way things are. Game industry jobs provide challenge and opportunity, but the Tencent Boston team is motivated to break new ground and grow the products and markets beyond what has already been cast. This is where Tencent comes in. The significant success that its parent Tencent has achieved in its fourteen years of being in operation is one of the great global business success stories in recent memory. By maintaining a focused and level-headed approach to technology development and customer needs, the company has grown from a fledgling instant messenger program provider to the most pervasive communications and content platform in China. Tencent's strategy of high value products that enhance the experience of its ever growing user base has given it the opportunity to continue providing remarkable products that customers know they can rely on to be exciting and valuable. This is where Tencent Boston comes in. The Tencent Boston team knows computer games and will combine its development experience with its colleagues in Tencent, and their knowledge of the Chinese market, to blend the best development know-how from the east and west. Clear focus and strong execution in this way will give the most rapidly growing online game market in the world the most entertaining and compelling online experience possible.