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Software Engineer Eng I, II or Senior Machine Learning/Computer Vision Engineer

KEF Robotics is working on some new and very exciting projects! In order to accommodate our growing team, we are in search of a Software Engineer or a Senior GNC/SLAM Engineer.


On Site

Pittsburgh, PA



Full Time

What you're responsible for:

  • Improve UAV autonomy through machine learning perception that leverages our state-of-the-art GNC technologies.

  • Research, implement, and train neural networks for object detection and localization, image registration, depth estimation, and other challenging visual perception tasks.

  • Optimize inference for real-time computation on embedded platforms

What we are looking for:

  • Empathetic and collaborative team player

  • Proficiency with Python, familiarity with C++

  • Machine learning and experience programming within a popular ML framework (TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc)

  • Experience with supervised, semi-supervised, and transfer learning of neural networks

  • Familiarity with Linux and Linux tools

  • Experience in developing computer vision algorithms

  • Strong mathematical foundation of deep learning techniques

  • Ability to read scientific publications and implement proposed solution

  • Experience testing UAVs in a variety of environments, both indoors and outdoors

Bonus Skills

  • Familiarity with ROS (Robot Operating System)

  • Experience with robotics state estimation and simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) algorithms

  • Experience programming for embedded environments

  • Familiarity with nonlinear optimization techniques

  • Unreal Engine / Unity experience

  • Julia programming experience

  • Clear, concise technical writing skills

KEF Robotics would be a great fit for you if you

  • Are self starter with an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Love a team that truly cares about what they do and how they do it

  • Are a tinkerer

  • Are a low-key badass

Why others have joined KEF

  • To be the best in the world at a new emerging technology

  • To be surrounded by the smartest, most passionate people

  • To work in an environment that values work/life balance and mental health

What we offer

  • A kickass office in Pittsburgh, PA with off-street free parking

  • Competitive salary & equity

  • Medical Benefits

  • 401(k) offering

  • Flexible hours & vacation policy

  • Premium laptop/equipment

To apply for this role, please send an email to with your current resume.

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