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Stereo Vision and Mapping Engineer

Vision Software | San Leandro, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Stereo Vision and Mapping Engineer

Airspace Systems, Inc. uses artificial intelligence (AI) and advanced robotics to create fully automated, always-on solutions that deliver the three mandatory requirements of airspace security: long-range detection, instant identification, and safe capture and removal of unauthorized or malicious drones. Airspace solutions protect people, property, and IP for businesses, law enforcement, and the military. All Airspace solutions are mobile, modular, and simple to operate. Founded in San Francisco in 2015, Airspace is funded by early investors in Nest, Palantir, and Skype.

At Airspace, we’re creating cutting-edge tech so autonomous flying machines can live and work among us. We leverage AI, machine vision and deep learning to realize the full potential of drones by using neural networks to power autonomy. Our fusing of advanced radar, radio frequency detectors, cameras and airborne sensors into advanced flight systems enable our currently-deployed end-to-end drone security solutions.

Do you want to join a company that codes in the morning and flies in the afternoon? Come work alongside veterans from the tech titans, such as Google, Apple and Autodesk, in our turnkey facility that houses everything from coding to manufacturing and is minutes away from our large, outdoor drone flight testing facility. 

We hire seasoned and talented software developers that bring years of experience in software design and development. We maintain a fun, collaborative and flat work environment. If you are a highly motivated team-player that enjoys working with a top notch team of engineers, please APPLY!

Location: San Leandro, CA


Your Role

We are looking for an engineer who's excited to work in the multi-copter autonomous drone (UAV) space. 

We would expect the candidate to have extensive knowledge and experience in the visual-inertial odometry space, including knowledge of SLAM or similar algorithms for estimating ego-location using stereo and IMU's among other sensor modalities. 

Ideally, the candidate would play a leading role in developing this technology. We expect the candidate to have a degree in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Robotics or a related field. 

The candidate should have experience integrating multiple sensor modalities to achieve environmental understanding. Furthermore, the candidate should have an understanding of the research space in relation to this field.


Must Have Experience

  • Master's or significant industry experience in Robotics, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence or related field

  • Experience with Visual-Inertial Odometry pipeline

  • Familiarity with SLAM or similar algorithms

  • OpenCV familiarity

  • C / C++ 

  • Linux environment

  • Natural Coder that has worked with several high performing teams.

  • Self-motivated and independent - comfortable with constructively challenging consensus, overcoming problems and developing innovative solutions.

Good to have

  • Master’s or Ph.D. degree in Robotics, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence or related field

  • 3 years Industry Experience

  • Prior work developing said systems for industrial use

  • Stereo Platform development and integration

  • Familiarity with high quality IMU's and their calibration

  • Drones, Drones, Drones


Why work at Airspace?

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to maintaining an inclusive working environment for all employees free of discrimination and harassment. Our goal is to be a workforce that is representative of the people we serve; we do not make employment decisions based off of non-merit characteristics. 

We have veterans from the tech titans, such as Google, Apple and Autodesk, in our turnkey facility that houses everything from coding to manufacturing and is minutes away from our large, outdoor drone flight testing facility.

You will be working from our San Leandro office daily around a friendly and diverse set of staff.  You will have access to a fully stocked kitchen, catered lunches and you can participate as a team member in Company events and outings. We will assign you a computer workstation and tools as needed and necessary to complete the job.

Working at Airspace Systems means working with a team of makers, mechanical and software engineers, designers and entrepreneurs that live for completing ambitious projects. Get inspired to build, design and dream up new solutions in our state-of-the-art workspace.  

We have all the perks you would expect from a great start up: an amazing industry (robotics and drones...need we say more?), incredible office space, a smart multidisciplinary team, a flexible workplace, plenty of food in the kitchen, and a pure mission that binds us all together.

Obviously: medical, dental, vision, vacation, health and wellness, and stock options are part of the package. 

Thank you for your time and consideration. If you are not interested or available and know of someone that may be, please feel free to pass along this opportunity.