Nixie Labs is hiring a

Test Engineer

Mountain View, United States

Nixie is a portable flying camera that captures candid shots of you in the moment, without interrupting the action. Nixie was the Grand Prize winner in Intel's Make-it-Wearable challenge. We presented a live demo in the CES 2015 Keynote with the CEO of Intel and won the event!

Our technology pushes the boundaries of sensing, controls, autonomy, airframe, and safety design. With a huge amount of seed funding we are developing Nixie to deliver a unique product and user experience to mass consumer marketplace. A product that will allow users to capture and share engaging images and videos without having to experience life’s best moments through a viewfinder. We are making making the unthinkable happen, so come join us!

You will work closely with a world-class multidisciplinary team of engineers to test and validate product features, including the mechanical design, hardware, software, and navigation/control algorithms. Make suggestions for improvements and propose novel solutions.

Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor degree in relevant technical field.
Experience with MATLAB, Python, Mathematica, or other scientific programming language.
Experience programming in C/C++. Programming for embedded systems a plus.
Experience working with and testing digital electronics.
Experience conducting experiments, documenting and communicating results with clarity.
Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment with a high degree of flexibility and tolerance of change.
Interest in photography.

Preferred qualifications:
Several years working experience in related field.
Advanced degree in technical subject.
Experience with state estimation/error correction methods, rigid body dynamics, and control systems.Knowledge of visual SLAM techniques.
Experience with flying, driving, or moving ground based systems.