• Software Engineer Intern - Data & Algorithms

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Lighting Engineering
  • Job Description

    Software Engineer Intern - Data & Algorithms


    Project Description


    Characterize occupancy of an indoor space using one or more sensors for different operating environments. Combine data from multiple sources to increase accuracy of solution and design margins.  Build a data gathering platform leveraging off the shelf sensors and acquisition hardware and interface to a PC or embedded target.  Create and demonstrate algorithms using Matlab or Python to generate actionable insights from raw sensor data.  As time permits, perfect the algorithm and adapt it to constrained embedded processor. 


    Department Description


    The Advanced Technology team is led by the Chief Technology Officer and is chartered with surveying, identifying and proving new technologies to be used in future generations of Cree products. The team is responsible for looking ahead of the product development teams within each business unit to find new technology opportunities for new and existing products.  The team applies a scientific methodology to identify, analyze, experiment and develop innovative products and features that derive indisputable business value for Cree. 

     Project Requirements

    • Python, Matlab, Java or C programming
    • Experiment Data capture
    • Data visualization
    • Strong written and verbal communications


    Project Preferred Requirements

    • Passive Infrared Sensor
    • Arduino, Raspberry Pi
    • Sensor fusion
    • Digital signal processing including digital filters in software
    • Detection, thresholding and classification algorithms
    • Algorithm optimization for execution speed and memory footprint
    • Jupyter Python Notebook
    • Design of Experiments


    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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