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Energy Engineering - Software Engineer/Data Scientist (Fall 2023)

What to Expect
Disclaimer: This position is expected to start around August or September 2023 and continue through the entire Fall term (i.e. through December) or into Winter/Spring 2024 if available. We ask for a minimum of 12 weeks, full-time, in-person. Please consider before submitting an application. 
International Students: If your work authorization is through CPT, please consult your school on your ability to work 40 hours per week before applying. Again, please do not apply until you know you can work 40 hours per week. Many students will be limited to part-time during the academic year. 
Internship Program at Tesla 
The Internship Recruiting Team is driven by the passion to recognize and develop emerging talent. Our year-round program places the best students in positions where they will grow technically, professionally, and personally through their experience working closely with their Manager, Mentor, and team. We are dedicated to providing an experience that allows the intern to experience life at Tesla by including them in projects that are critical to their team’s success. 
  • Fremont, CA 
  • Palo Alto, CA 
What You’ll Do
The Energy and Supercharging reliability engineering team is in charge of helping Tesla optimize product design and validate the most compelling and reliable for our customers. For this purpose, the team is responsible for both designing/building automated test equipment to validate current and future products and collecting data to enable the reliability physics analyses. 

The Intern will utilize large-scale data and help Tesla engineers design and validate the most compelling and reliable products for our customers. The reliability data team collects real-time life data from test and fleet (energy, charging, and vehicle products) and is responsible for retrieving, analyzing and summarizing results to cross-functional teams. The team provides support through the whole design cycle by building software and statistical tools that orchestrate all the reliability physics analyses. 
  • Answer complex questions on fleet usage and behavior to enable proactive monitoring, grow reliability, and minimize field failures 
  • Build scalable data pipelines to deploy fleet health monitoring models 
  • Apply modern statistical frameworks to support Design for Reliability and associated corrective actions  
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to create/interpret/validate numeric models of fielded and in-test products  
  • Build visualizations to effectively communicate results   
What You’ll Bring
  • Excellent SW skills (proficiency in Python - Data Science stack) 
  • Strong MLOps and DevOps skills 
  • Solid understanding of statistics (Statistical Learning, Bayesian Models,…) 
  • Strong knowledge of data structures and architectures and languages such as SQL  
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Experience with scalable Machine Learning & time-series modeling 
  • PySpark and Big Data frameworks 
  • Familiarity with CI/CD 
  • Ability to code robust-apps (potentially interfacing with data streams, etc.) 
Compensation and Benefits
As a full-time Tesla Intern, you will be eligible for:
  • Aetna PPO and HSA plans > 2 medical plan options with $0 payroll deduction
  • Family-building, fertility, adoption and surrogacy benefits
  • Dental (including orthodontic coverage) and vision plans. Both have an option with a $0 payroll contribution
  • Company Paid (Health Savings Account) HSA Contribution when enrolled in the High Deductible Medical Plan with HSA
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • LGBTQ+ care concierge services
  • 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plans, and other financial benefits
  • Company Paid Basic Life, AD&D, and short-term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick time after 90 days of employment and Paid Holidays
  • Back-up childcare and parenting support resources
  • Voluntary benefits to include: critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, theft & legal services, and pet insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Employee discounts and perks program