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Junior Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence Engineer

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Job Description

DEIMOS is selecting one junior engineer to be integrated in the GNC/AOCS Competence Centre of the Flight Systems Business Unit, to support new growth areas in Image Processing and Artificial Intelligence.

The work of the GNC/AOCS Competence Centre is oriented to the design, development, specification and validation of GNC and AOCS systems for a broad range of aerospace and aeronautical platforms. As a matter of reference, DEIMOS activities cover:

  • Satellite formation flying, rendezvous, and active debris removal (ADR)
  • Entry, descent and landing on planets (Earth, Mars) & natural satellites.
  • Launch vehicles.
  • Planetary exploration and observation and Interplanetary Navigation
  • Unmanned autonomous vehicles (UAVs, UGVs)

Main Duties:

The following types of responsibilities are envisioned:

  • Development of onboard Image Processing (IP) chain elements as part of the GNC/AOCS sub-system making use of optical sensors (camera, lidar, …)
  • Design, implementation, specification and validation of IP solutions
  • Development of IP design, analysis and simulation engineering tools
  • Development and implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based algorithms for IP, as well as other domains, including planning and FDIR



A recognized engineering degree (Mechanical, Aerospace, Electrical, Electronic) or a related degree (e.g. Physics


Postgraduate studies (M.Sc or Ph.D) providing a solid background in at least two of the following:

  • Image processing and computer vision techniques, covering acquisition to postprocessing, including techniques such as Image segmentation and Object tracking.
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) techniques, including machine learning and deep learning.
  • Sensor fusion, filtering and estimation techniques.

Professional Experience:

Required: No professional experience required.

Desired: Engineer with at least 2 years of experience in the practical application of the domains relevant to the post (relevant MSc & PhD studies would also be considered)

The position will be tailored to the level of experience and additional industrial experience would be viewed positively.

Technical Requirements:

Required – The following capabilities are required for the post:

  • Solid theoretical background in image processing and computer vision, and/or artificial intelligence
  • Good programming skills, at least in C++ or Python

Desired – The following capabilities are desired for the post:

  • Solid background on statistics.
  • Practical experience in image processing and computer vision, and artificial intelligence, for autonomous systems.
  • Experience in ESA/EC programmes is welcome.

Language Skills:

Good level of English, spoken and written.

Personal Skills:

  • Capability to integrate in and work within a team
  • Initiative, autonomy and self-development
  • Responsibility towards the customer and colleagues
  • Availability to travel and spend time collocated in different DEIMOS branches
Madrid, Spain
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