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Algorithm developer for navigation devices (f/m)

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Job description

The need for security is deeply rooted in mankind. It's good that there are forces that ensure more security and order in a changing world. Services and solutions from Safran Vectronix help to support these forces in their mission. Dedicated to target intelligence, we are recognized as a global leader in state-of-the-art optronic equipment for military, systems and sensors for military and civil applications. Almost 100 years of Swiss tradition and excellence in optics and precision engineering are reflected in our products. Customers in more than 90 countries rely on Safran Vectronix for Swiss quality, precision, and reliability. We offer a variety of exciting projects to develop state of the art products and great benefits in an attractive area with modern working places. This position is based in Heerbrugg (north-eastern Switzerland).

We would like to reinforce our Research & Development department with a team-oriented

Algorithm developer for navigation devices (f/m)


·  • Develop, test and improve orientation capabilities and north-finding of our cutting-edge products in GNSS denied environment
·  • Algorithm development and feature realization for localisation, orientation and north-finding (sensor fusion; sensor principles, calibration and application)

·  • Investigation and evaluation of state of the art sensors (theoretically and experimentally)
·  • Together with colleagues from various nationalities you make a significant contribution to the conception and life cycle support of our products
·  • Collaborate with external industrial partners, research centers and different Safran sites

As a person you convince with very good communicative and analytical skills in the area of statistical analysis or mathematical modeling. A master degree in physics, applied mathematics, or similar is essential for this position. Candidates should be experienced in state estimation by linear and non-linear parameter estimation methods. Experience and interest in surveying, north-finding and navigation, in particular construction and application of Kalman filters would be a plus. Beneficially, you already gathered some hands on experiences with measurements or motion sensing of magnetic sensors, accelerometers or gyroscopes.
Good written and spoken English and German, or eager to learn German, allows you to work successfully with your contact persons (internal and external). French would be a plus.

Dagmar Schwind, HR, is looking forward to receiving your application at Stefan Günther, Head of Core Technology Development, will be pleased to provide any further information regarding the tasks and responsibilities of the position at phone: +41 71 726 7397.

Company information

Safran Electronics & Defense

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 81,000 employees and holds, alone or in partnership, world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Capital ranking for best employers in France.

Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leading supplier of products and services that handle observation, decision and guidance functions for both civil and military applications. The company understands and applies a wide range of the state-of-the-art technologies that underpin embedded intelligence in many different areas, as a supplier to some of today's most innovative aerospace and defense programs.

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