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Airbus UpNext - Computer Vision Developer (h/f)

About the employer
  • Airbus
  • France

Job description

The aim of the Vertical & ERgonomic Transporter EXperience Demonstrator is to simplify helicopter piloting through intelligent and cognitive technology with enhanced human-machine interfaces.

VERTEX , an Airbus UpNext demonstrator, will determine that new advanced systems (composed of new Avionics, vision and radar technologies, simplified HMI) can lead to a drastic simplification of the training of the helicopter pilots.

We are looking for a Computer Vision Developer (m/f) with a mission that will last until the full demonstration of the proof-of-concept and the associated flight test reports, scheduled at the end of June 2023. The job is based in Toulouse (or Marignane).

Your main missions

  • Participating to the development of the different software required to ensure the demonstration (bench and flight)
  • Implementing the algorithms based on state of art.
  • Building the bench for HW-in-the-loop testing
  • Actively participating to promote/disseminate/develop the skills as new core business within Airbus Helicopters.
  • This position may require some business travels (France & international)

Your Boarding Pass:

  • Degree in Engineering, or equivalent
  • Skills evidence/demonstration of participation and results on illustrative realisations on past projects
  • 10+ years experience in software development & simulation
  • Strong knowledge/Experience in OpenCV, Cuda/OpenGL, C/C++ (perfectly mastered as the tools to implement the solutions)
  • Experience is SLAM algorithms
  • Ability to manage/lead the interfaces with other teams within Airbus Helicopters and UpNext
  • Capable to adapt and work with specific Methods/Process/Tools used within Vertex
  • Eager to step out of the comfort zone
  • Critical thinker that takes on big challenges to create innovative solutions
  • Able to take initiatives to propose simpler and efficient ways of working
  • Autonomy, Adaptability, Availability, Accountability
  • Impatient with a burning desire to execute rapidly, without compromising either safety or ethics or compliance.
  • Sharing the values of transparency, courage, humility, empathy and care for others.
  • Communication and problem-solving skills, ability to understand complex systems and ability to work within a team in a fast paced environment
  • Negotiation level in English
  • You are willing to have fun

About us:

Founded in 2017, Airbus UpNext is actively shaping the future of aerospace by using demonstrators to evaluate, mature and validate new products and services.

Designed as a talent incubator, Airbus UpNext is a place where you can act and think like a startup while building on the strong expertise of Airbus, a place where you are empowered to challenge and test new processes and ways of working.

Our purpose is:

  • To identify the trends that could disrupt the future of the aerospace industry and evaluate them to demonstrate their potential as a viable product.
  • To accelerate traditional research cycles and prototype development to achieve proof of concept in a real environment and at a convincing scale and speed.
  • To develop real-world applications for emerging aerospace technologies, thereby driving their maturity and increasing their value.
  • To be THE reference for Technology Value Assessment
  • Our Values: #Keep it Simple #Be Audacious #Exploring Together
  • Our DNA: #Speed of Execution, #Caring for Each Other, #Open to the World
  • This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Airbus UpNext SAS

Contract Type:

Fixed term Contract / CDD / Befristet / Contrato de duración limitada

Experience Level:

Professional / Expérimenté(e) / Professionell / Profesional

Job Family:

Vehicle Mission & Control

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