SLAM Research Engineer

London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
SLAMcore is a London-based startup founded by visual SLAM algorithm pioneers and specialists. We are developing breakthrough solutions for the next generation of spatially aware devices by harnessing sensor fusion and the latest advancements in cameras and processors. Our target markets include commercial drones and wheeled robots.

With significant funding secured from investors around the world, we are looking for exceptional individuals to join our team. We have a number of exciting job opportunities for outstanding SLAM and Deep Learning engineers and researchers with both deep theoretical knowledge and practical experience. You will be responsible for the design and development of cutting-edge SLAM and/or Deep Learning algorithms. Real-time performance is essential so your solutions will be expressed in high-quality C++ code with the potential for significant optimisation. You will have the opportunity to develop full SLAM systems for our target markets and work with various sensors and processors. You will work closely with the founding team to push forwards the fundamental structure and design of SLAMcore's technology delivering state-of-the-art solutions for a wide variety of real-world applications. This is a great opportunity to join us at an early stage and help shape both our core technology and the business as it grows.


Design and development of cutting-edge SLAM and/or Deep Learning algorithms
Developing how quality Spatial AI systems that work in real-world scenarios
Working closely with our engineering team
Essential requirements:

PhD in computer vision or robotics
Strong background in advanced geometric computer vision or SLAM
Strong background and understanding of optimisation, numerical linear algebra, probabilistic estimation
Experience with SLAM e.g. monocular, stereo, visual-inertial or RGBD
Experience with relevant open-source libraries e.g. OpenCV, Eigen
Proficiency in C++ programming
Excellent team and communication skills

Any of the following will be a plus:

Industrial experience in commercial development of computer vision-enabled or robotics products
Experience with embedded software development
Experience with Deep Learning
GPU programming skills e.g. CUDA, OpenCL, Vulkan, Metal
Experience with mobile robots or drones
Able to start immediately


Meaningful stock options
Flexible working
The chance to play an important part of building an exciting technology company
Working with the best researchers in visual SLAM
The chance to publish and attend scientific conferences
Open and diverse multinational team
Relocation costs covered
Regular team activities and lunches
Free gym membership
We are open to applications from candidates anywhere in the world and are able to provide sponsorship for various types of visa.

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