Permanent contract
Posted on 26/02/2021

Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence Engineer

Oxfordshire
Software Development
£28,500-£45,000
SII UK
4847

Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence Engineer: 

SII UK has been selected as a partner to support in the ramp up and development of the UK division of a global leader providing technology information systems, products and services within the fields of Science, exploration & innovation. SII will be acting as an extension of capabilities onboarding and integrating a full-range of Engineer/ Data Scientist from, graduate/ junior & mid to senior level into a small team of technical and subject matter experts to support day to day operations in business segments such as Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence.

Core Activities Include:

  • Satellite formation flying, rendezvous, and active debris removal (ADR)
  • Entry, descent and landing on planets (Earth, Mars) & natural satellites
  • Launch vehicles
  • Planetary exploration and observation and Interplanetary Navigation
  • Unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs, UGVs)

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Development of onboard Image Processing (IP) and Computer Vision (CV) chain elements as part of the GNC/AOCS sub-system making use of optical sensors
  • Design, implementation, specification and validation of IP/CV solutions for Navigation and Earth-Observation (EO) onboard data processing
  • Development of IP/CV design, analysis and simulation engineering tools
  • Development and implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based algorithms for IP/CV, as well as other domains, including planning and FDIR

Educational Requirements:

Required:

  • A recognised engineering degree (Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical, Electronic) or a related degree (e.g. Physics)

Desired:

  • 1-2+ years in a fulltime commercial role or internship within an Engineering or Scientific environment
  • Postgraduate studies (M.Sc or Ph.D) providing a solid background in at least two of the following:
    • Image processing and computer vision techniques, covering acquisition to post-processing, including techniques such as Image segmentation and Object tracking
    • Artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, including machine learning and deep learning
    • Sensor fusion, filtering and estimation techniques

Technical Requirements:

Required:

  • The following capabilities are required for the post:
    • Solid theoretical background in image processing and computer vision, and/or artificial intelligence
    • Sufficient programming skills:  C++ or Python

Desired:

  • The following capabilities are desired for the post:
    • Solid background on statistics
    • Practical experience in image processing and computer vision, and artificial intelligence, for onboard implementation and for autonomous systems
    • Practical experience in IP/CV for Earth Observation
    • Experience in ESA/EC programmes is welcome
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Required skills
C++
Deep Learning
Machine Learning
Python
Desired qualities
Analytical Skills
Creative
Passionate
Strong work ethics
Written communication skills
Benefits
Group Income protection
Life Cover
Pension Scheme
Private Medical Insurance & Critical Illness Cover
Training and mentoring
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