Autodesk Intern, Software Developer in Manchester, New Hampshire

Intern, Software Developer

Location: Manchester, NH- United States

Job ID: 19WD31615

Position Overview

As a leader in software for design, Autodesk is interested in customer success around challenging design problems. In the context of civil engineering for transportation, automated extraction of real-world existing conditions is one of the most important aspects of roadway engineering. Autodesk already offers an automated solution to extract many existing conditions such as break-lines and city furniture as part of our toolset but extraction of vertical clearance (powerlines, overpass bridges, traffic lights, etc.) is one of the features currently need manual efforts.

This intern project aims to research and develop technology that provides the ability to extract vertical clearance information which is one of the key aspects in an existing condition that can help roadway engineers/designers in a variety of applications like maintenance, asset management, road rehab and much more.


  • Determine a suitable algorithm to parse the vertical features and identify vertical clearance elements

  • Determine techniques to calculate attributes for each extracted feature

  • Collect and prepare existing data for different transportation areas

  • Generate extracted information in a meaningful way for downstream design usage

  • Implement and test the algorithms and prepare a report that could be the base for a peer-reviewed journal publication

Minimum Qualifications

  • Full-time student pursuing an MS, or Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering or another quantitative discipline degree at an accredited program in the United States with at least one academic term to complete post internship to be eligible for internship participation

  • C programming skills

  • Basic knowledge of Artificial Intelligence is a plus

  • At least one year of graduate studies or equivalent work experience

  • Basic knowledge of simple text data formats such as XML, JSON, CSV, is required

  • Innovative thinking and motivation to research own ideas independently and communicating discussing these ideas efficiently

  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in algorithm analysis and design

  • Experience in numerical optimization and optimization algorithms

  • Experience working with source control management systems such as Git

Internships @ Autodesk

Our summer internship program runs for ten to twelve weeks from June 2019August 2019. We start interviewing in January/February and continue to on a rolling basis. We accept online applications through March but prioritize early submissions. Each internship project is assigned to a university recruiter who will review your qualifications. You may be considered for other roles that you didn t directly apply for.

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It's disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital scientists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

Job: *Intern and New Grad

Title: Intern, Software Developer

Location: New Hampshire-Manchester

Requisition ID: 19WD31615

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.