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Systems & Control Intern - Localization (6 Months)



Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024


Verity is seeking a Systems & Control Intern to join our Localization team. This team is at the forefront of developing sophisticated features for our industrial indoor drone systems. We focus on enhancing the technology that allows drones to precisely localize themselves in indoor environments, specializing in the creation and maintenance of fast, accurate, and robust mapping and state estimation algorithms.

Your Role:

  • Design, develop, and improve existing and novel algorithms related to our industrial vision-based localization system
  • Identify and contribute to improvements of tools and processes related to deployment and manufacturing of our localization technology
  • Engage with complex drone localization challenges, gaining practical experience in systems & estimation and software engineering techniques in a team of dedicated engineers.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary engineering teams and take ideas to production

Your Experience:

  • Currently pursuing a degree (MSc) in robotics, computer science, or relevant field
  • Strong academic record and demonstrated ability to convert theory into practice
  • Practical knowledge of C++, Python. Knowledge of collaborating on code using git is a plus.
  • Deep understanding of state estimation, systems and control is highly desired
  • Knowledge of machine learning and computer vision concepts is highly desired
  • Creative approach to problem-solving
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken

Who you are:

You are capable of working autonomously, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. With an exceptional sense of responsibility and a proactive approach, you thrive on taking initiative. Your work method is analytical, structured, and results-oriented. Moreover, you are inherently curious, always eager to step out of your comfort zone and embrace new learning opportunities.

Why Verity?

  • Flexibility of a hybrid work environment. You can arrange start and finish times around your life.
  • A great engineering culture, including flat hierarchies, an open-door policy, and a focus on joint responsibility and mutual trust and support
  • Working with a skilled, high-achieving, experienced, and fun team—with lots of opportunities to develop your professional career and grow with the company
  • Annual team-building events, quarterly and monthly get-togethers, knowledge-sharing talks, game nights, and more
  • 25 days of annual leave
  • Welcoming office space complete with friendly team members, free snacks (fresh fruits, coffee, and more!), and fun activities—we’re dog-friendly!

We strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, physical [dis]ability, gender identity or length of time spent unemployed.