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Intern - Fellow (Image Analytics) Summer 2019

Date: Jan 31, 2019

Location: Fort Worth, TX, US, 76131

Company: BNSF

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Job Location: Fort Worth
Anticipated Start Date: 06/10/2019
Number of Positions: 5
Salary Range: $45,760 - $54,080
Salary Band: 19



An OR Intern-Fellow’s work in the BNSF Operations Research and Advanced Analytics Group may include, but is not limited to the following:

  1. Work with key stakeholders and subject-matter-experts to understand business problems and consider solution approaches
  2. Research & explore novel computer vision & deep learning techniques for detection of defects in the rail image from geo car
  3. Develop & implement state of art computer vision algorithm to build an in-house customizable image processing system
  4. Share results with key stakeholders



  1. This position requires an onsite presence in our Fort Worth office.
  2. 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, is preferred.



  • Masters or Ph.D. students pursuing a major or minor in one of the following: Operations Research, Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science. Ph.D. students are preferred.
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 is required.  An overall GPA of 3.5 is preferred.
  • Strong computer vision & machine learning (deep learning) background.
  • Good understanding of convolution neural network and related deep learning model.
  • Hands-on experience with OpenCV (Python & C++ version), Tensorflow, Keras
  • Experience with object detection framework (like YOLO & SSD) will be a big plus
  • Familiar with Linux environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good computer programming skill – e.g., C/C++, python, Java or any other object-oriented programming languages


BNSF Railway is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.


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Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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