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Machine Learning Scientist

Company Boeing Defence UK Limited Job ID 1700028693 Date posted 12/19/2017
Location Oxford Oxfordshire United Kingdom
Job Description

Insitu Overview


Insitu is an industry-leading provider of information for superior decision making. With offices in the U.S., U.K., and Australia, the company creates and supports unmanned aircraft and software technology that deliver end-to-end solutions for collecting, processing and delivering superior information. We proudly serve the diverse needs of our global customers in the commercial industries, government, and defence. Insitu is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company.


Insitu Commercial


Insitu's Commercial division is a professional, trusted remote sensing partner to commercial businesses. Building on Insitu’s core expertise in unmanned aviation, Insitu is pioneering new growth opportunities by leveraging a variety of sensors, platforms, products and custom solutions to provide better situational awareness, intelligence and analytics for our commercial customers. Join us in creating the next chapter of Insitu’s rapid growth.


Machine Learning Team


Based in Oxford, UK we are looking for innovative, talented, self-motivated individuals to join us in creating the tools, systems, algorithms, and applications that allow us to deliver superior information to our customers however they want to receive it: from desktops to the cloud and onto embedded devices, from live streams to full automation.


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Primary Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Algorithm engineering for our machine learning group
  • Taking academic work and applying it to our customer’s problems
  • Keeping up to date with developments in academia
  • Grow with the company and expand your role alongside fulfilling existing needs


Interested in this opportunity?


Insitu is a leading high-tech autonomous systems company driven by a culture of agility and systematic improvement. Since 1994 Insitu has led in the design, development and production of small autonomous aircraft for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). We currently produce and sell an ever growing fleet of Unmanned Aircraft Systems that are low-cost, long-endurance, and have low personnel requirements. These UASs provide a no-runway launch, unprecedented stabilized day and night video for ISR, robotic flight control, and a no-nets capture.

As we continue our rapid growth in the UAS/UAV market we are looking for experienced talent to help us achieve our goal of maintaining the agile and innovative problem-solving capabilities in all the products we offer

All information provided will be checked and may be verified.

Please apply asap for this role as recruitment may commence before the end date.

Important information regarding this requisition: This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK. CANDIDATES MUST HAVE CURRENT LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK IMMEDIATELY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.  Benefits and pay are determined at the local level.

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Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.




PhD in Engineering, Applied Maths, Computer Science, or related


Essential skills:


Experience using, modifying, and designing convolutional neural networks

Experience with Deep learning libraries (preferably Tensorflow but also Torch and Caffe)

Proficiency in C++ and Python


Nice to have experience with:


Computer vision libraries, e.g. OpenCV

Deploying algorithms in distributed / cloud computing

Designing high performance, resilient implementations

Porting algorithms to other architectures e.g. ARM

Implementing algorithms on heterogeneous systems (e.g. GPU, DSP, FPGA)

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type

Yes, 10 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award


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