Do you want to deep dive in the fast-growing industry of drones and get a rewarding experience within a dynamic startup environment?

At Flyability, we believe that robots should be sent in hazardous places and dangerous situations instead of putting humans in danger. To support our belief, we created Elios UAV series, the world’s first collision-tolerant flying robot that for the first time allows entry to complex and indoor spaces. With more than 100 employees, Flyability is today the leading company in the UAV indoor inspection industry. Joining Flyability is not just taking on a new job, it is seizing the opportunity to improve the life of millions of people and build the future of robotics.

To complete our creative and dynamic team in Lausanne, we are seeking a:

Robotics Engineer Intern/Autonomy
For this internship, you will join the life of the startup as a full team member and work on projects in line with your interests and competences. Your mission will be to make Flyability’s future drones autonomous indoors and in complex environments.

What you will own:
During your time within our team, you will work closely with our sensing and control engineers on exciting research and applied projects. You will be designing, coding and testing the high-level algorithms driving automation of drones in difficult conditions. You will have access to our latest prototypes, various powerful sensors or processors, and to a test room equipped with a motion tracking system.

We require a Bachelor degree in Engineering. We look for autonomous, self-motivated and curious individuals who are not afraid of the unknown and willing to learn fast, with experience in some of these fields:

  • Experience in implementing advanced algorithms on hardware, such as computer vision, localization (SLAM, particle filters, etc), sensor fusion (Kalman filtering, etc), or control (model-based, etc)Good mathematical and algorithmic background
  • Strong command of C++
  • Experience with ROS an asset
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Drive, autonomy, curiosity and team play
  • Good level of English. French or any additional language an asset
  • Hands-on, pragmatic and prototype-minded
  • Previous drone experience is a plus

Flyability is a young Swiss company that values autonomy and thorough leadership. Every day, you will have the opportunity to share your ideas and contribute to solving challenging problems. We all pull on the same rope and each voice is important to move forward.