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Computer Vision Engineer – Autonomy

Boston, MA

$180,000 + Benefits



Harnham have been retained by a leader in the defense space who specialize in building autonomous systems and robotic solutions for the DoD, DARPA and other government agencies. Having been a staple of the Massachusetts defense scene for decades, this company boast a fantastic reputation as true specialists in the robotics and autonomy space. They are looking for computer vision engineers to join their established team and work on multiple projects, including swarm robotics, self-driving vehicles and UAV’s, among others.

The Role

  • Building computer vision algorithms for object detection, collision avoidance and object tracking
  • Conducting and spearheading research into deep learning
  • Working within swarm robotics
  • Writing proposals and winning projects, liaising directly with clients
  • Working with VP’s and Principal Investigators

Experience Required

  • Expert computer vision abilities – 3+ years
  • Experience in machine learning, deep learning, autonomy or related field
  • Experience writing proposals and winning projects


Senior Software Engineer – Robotic Autonomy

Boston, MA
$150,000 + Equity + Bonus

Harnham have been retained by an established defense and space business, specializing in autonomy, unmanned systems and robotics. Having been established for over 60 years and with over 30 multi-million dollar programs with DARPA, the DoD and Homeland Security, they are looking for senior software engineers with expertise in robotics, autonomy, unmanned systems or computer vision team to join an established group focused on multi-vehicle autonomy.

The Role

  • Building algorithms to allow up to 30 UAV’s to communicate and operate in the field completely autonomously
  • Building algorithms for fully autonomous amphibious unmanned vehicles to work completely independent from human interaction
  • Writing proposals to expand and win new clients and projects
  • Liaising with clients directly, presenting on program progress
  • Reporting directly into the Principal Investigator

Experience Required

  • 4+ years in real world industry in working within autonomy, unmanned vehicles, robotics or computer vision
  • Heavy Software engineering experience with C++ and Python
  • Real world examples of applying, building and using machine learning or computer vision algorithms
  • Experience in path planning, SLAM, perception and other forms of robotics autonomy
  • PhD/Master’s Degree – Computer Science or related
  • Must be US citizen and eligible for security clearance

Harnham is a global leader in analytics and the world’s largest specialist data science and analytics recruitment business, with over 100 consultants globally focusing solely in that space.

This team operates as part of our wider data science function, focusing entirely on deep learning and computer vision.

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