Visual Computing Research Engineer (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0007465

What's the role?

In this role you will be researching and implementing advanced positioning and navigation algorithms for indoor navigation in construction environments. Not to be satisfied with the state of the art, this role pushes the boundaries of sensor fusion to achieve world class performance.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service.

With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

This role involves design, implementation and testing of prototype visual computing software algorithms using C++/Python/ROS. The application of this work spans autonomous robots, mapping and indoor navigation. Full understanding of calibration methods of sensors such as cameras, IMUs and Lidar and their impact on navigation is required. A mind for detail is needed to achieve the best results. Results will be applied to various robotic systems. An ability to run tests and analyse results is fundamental.

The Hilti Robotics and Visual Computing team is connected to the world’s leading research networks; and our work pushes the capabilities of real-world robotics.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, where you are part of a creative and diverse team. We give you many opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you in shaping your individual career path. Join our positive team spirit!
Our Headquarters is located in Schaan, in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. We offer state-of-the art office spaces, a staff restaurant with a variety of healthy food, coffee corners, an in-house gym with a relaxation room and so much more. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge! It is in close vicinity to a direct train stop for easy commuting to the Swiss and Austrian borders.
We want you to work your best and offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, free parking slots and day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that.

Why should you apply?

Are you ready to build the future? This role places you at the forefront of radical change in the world’s largest industry. See your efforts transform how the construction industry works; and be a part of that driving force.

What you need is:

  • You bring a MSc or PhD degree in Robotics, Geomatics, Computer Vision or equivalent experience
  • You have 3+ years of experience in visual computing and algorithm development
  • Strong experience in working with camera, IMU and LIDAR sensors
  • Experience in machine learning is considered as an additional asset
  • You appreciate working in a multi-expert international team
  • The willingness to grow and contribute to various projects is something you`re looking for
  • You bring a drive to do interesting and impactful work

Hilti is an equal opportunity employer.

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