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BlackBerry Corporation Hands on Systems Intern - Summer 2021 in San Ramon, California

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Student (Fixed Term)

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Creation of a mock remote medical robot demonstration.  Think Telesurgery, but instead of a robot operating on a person, it will carve a soap sculpture remotely.  This includes two primary systems, the controller, and the actuator.  Here is an example of a remote surgical robot.  But we will take the same concepts, simplify it, and create a remote sculpture platform.

  • This position is in San Ramon, CA and will need some onsite hands-on work, when collaborating with the team. It will be for a 4 month term.
  • Responsibilities include: Integration of communication protocols, design and implementation of physical hardware, and tuning of the robot systems.
  • Creation of marketing collateral to include demonstration videos, and deep dives into each technology utilized.
  • Students studying control systems or computer engineering either hardware or software.
  • Experience with ROS (Robotic Operating System), MQTT and real time systems like QNX.

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Business Administration & Operations

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