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Sensor Fusion / SLAM Engineer (100%)



Schlieren, Switzerland
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023


At Fixposition we motivate each other, share our ideas in open discussions, and are passionate about building the best product possible by implementing brave new approaches. Our diverse team is looking for a Sensor Fusion / SLAM Engineer to help us in our mission to develop robust and highly accurate navigation solutions for robots and autonomous vehicles. Our innovative solution with novel computer vision and GNSS positioning technologies enables autonomous things of all shapes and sizes to operate in all kinds of challenging environments.

Fixposition is a Swiss startup located in Schlieren, Switzerland (9 mins from Zürich Main Station). More information can be found on our website: www.fixposition.com

About the role

  • Design and implementation of Fixposition’s real-time sensor fusion pipeline (vision, IMU, GNSS, wheel odometer)
  • Research and development of SLAM systems with a variety of sensor inputs
  • Optimize algorithms and run them on embedded Linux (in cooperation with Software Engineers)
  • Evaluate the performance of the algorithms on autonomous ground vehicles and drones

Your Profile

  • MSc or PhD in robotics, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Theoretical understanding and hands-on experience solving sensor fusion or state estimation problems
  • Excellent knowledge on visual-inertial SLAM using optimization or filtering based approaches
  • Strong programming skills in C++
  • Excellent spoken & written communication skills in English
  • Strong drive to bring in your experience to push our product
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Bonus Skills

Hands on experience in:

  • Machine learning / deep learning based computer vision algorithms
  • Algorithms for estimating position using GNSS measurements
  • Nonlinear optimization methods
  • Commonly used libraries like Eigen, Ceres, OpenCV etc.
  • Real-time sensor systems

What we offer

  • International and diverse team
  • Freedom to implement your ideas
  • Personal growth in a multidisciplinary team
  • Exclusive technical insights into the autonomous robots and vehicles market with the ability to influence the way forward
  • Regular team events to foster collaboration and openly discuss ideas