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Buzz Solutions

Software Engineering Intern
Palo Alto, CA
Innovation Area: 
Storage, Transmission and Management
Position Type: 
TomKat Center-supported
Internship Term: 
8 weeks

Buzz Solutions automates the process of power line inspection using data collection from autonomous drones as well as fault detection using a software platform with predictive analytics. Under a subscription based business model, we will provide utility companies with drones retrofitted with all the necessary sensors, as well as an automated software platform for analytics. Our product will permit utilities to undertake frequent inspections in a cost-effective way, prevent power outages, and provide a safe working environment while reducing current inspection costs by at least 50%. Product development to date has included the use of actual utility data on training the underlying algorithms.


Software Engineering Intern


  • Working on building front end and back end platform and deploying deep learning models
  • Building mobile (iOS) and web based applications with deep learning/computer vision models

Who should apply

Stanford students who are passionate about the energy and sustainability space who enjoy finding solutions for challenging problems both individually and collectively. Deep understanding of computer science fundamentals and applications. Looking for someone who enjoys working in a fast paced learning environment.

Preferred skills/majors

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science/Energy/Statistics or related fields and experience
  • Knowledge of iOS application development, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Node.js and MVC frameworks
  • Self-driven, with good project management and organizational skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform/Amazon Web Services

Internship Term

8 weeks