Senior Inertial Navigation / Sensor-Fusion Engineer

Job description

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Senior Inertial Navigation / Sensor-Fusion Engineer who is passionate about technology and excited about the goals of our company. You will join our Sensor Fusion team and help lead the development of our inertial navigation and positioning algorithms, while working closely with our software engineers to deliver products to our customers. The role offers significant scope for professional development spanning the research, product and software engineering disciplines and mentorship of junior staff. 

Location: Offices in Cambridge & Bristol (remote/office - based). 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with software engineers / architects to plan the design of our products

  • Provide technical leadership within a development team to integrate inertial navigation solutions into our products

  • Propose and perform research and development work to enhance our positioning and navigation sensor fusion technologies

  • Provide technical leadership of R&D projects

  • Regular reporting on the progress of projects

  • Provide technical mentorship to junior engineering staff

Job requirements


  • Good undergraduate degree in a relevant field
  • Relevant academic or industrial experience (e.g. developing inertial navigation and positioning sensor-fusion algorithms)
  • Strong programming experience in Matlab, Python or C/C++


  • Experience in inertial navigation systems (INS) processing, pedestrian dead reckoning techniques
  • Experience of multi-sensor fusion techniques, such as loose, tight and deep coupling for GNSS-INS
  • Experience of estimation techniques, such as Kalman filtering
  • Knowledge of signal processing and machine-learning methods
  • Strong programming experience in C++

Your Development and Perks

Your development is equally important as our business grows and we offer opportunities including appraisals, career development plans, training courses, feedback sessions through 1-2-1 meetings, knowledge-sharing and cross-training.

Our generous benefits package includes the following:

  • 5% matched contribution pension scheme

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays

  • Hybrid working (office and remote working to suit your lifestyle)

  • Work From Home allowance to help you create a comfortable working from home environment

  • Extra annual leave between Christmas - New Year’s

  • Vitality Health core package private healthcare (also includes mental health cover, employee assistance programme, discounted gym memberships and more)

  • Access to CharlieHR PerksAtWork

  • Company Options Scheme

  • £2000 Recommend a friend scheme

  • Monthly team Friday lunches on us

  • Office-based unlimited amounts of caffeine

Are You Ready to Change the World?

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our successes are achievements driven by our employees.

And that is why our culture is about investing, cultivating and growing our people. We thrive on being trailblazers in the industry and in being honest and the best at everything we do, we will always lead the way in the industry.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is what we continue to build upon. We aim to attract diverse talent from around the world, ensure fairness and equality is at the top of our agenda and sustain an inclusive culture where everyone can grow and succeed.

Sounds great, right? If you would like to join us and be our next Sensor Inertial Navigation / Sensor - Fusion Engineer, we'd love to hear from you!