Computer Vision Engineer


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Kudan in Bristol, UK 

Title: Computer Vision Engineer
Level: Mid – Senior
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bristol

About us

At Kudan, we’re constantly pushing the cutting edge of computer vision technology. To always keep moving forward we evaluate state-of-the-art approaches to machine vision, together with performing ground-breaking research.

We are looking to expand our team with engineers who are passionate about state-of-the-art computer vision to help us continue to produce leading SLAM software for the global market.

You will be jointly responsible for the complete pipeline of visual processing from sensor evaluation and selection, through data processing pipelines, to SLAM evaluation tools. You will be aiding our team by implementing existing research approaches as well as performing research and development of our SLAM software.

You will be working with a team of best-in-class computer vision and SLAM software engineers to ensure best performance of our SLAM software. Your work will ensure that we deliver the best mass market SLAM system. Ideally you would be interested in having a generalist approach, picking up ad-hoc tasks as well, to make sure your team can do their job.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop a thorough understanding of our SLAM stack and develop ideas for its improvement across all aspects of the algorithms involved
  • Implement state-of-the-art computer vision algorithms for SLAM
  • Develop understandable, clean and documented code which is well-tested by creating appropriate unit tests
  • Implement new features for our product
  • Be able to work independently
  • Share ideas within the team and provide an explanation of new algorithms
  • Ensure code is well tested by creating appropriate unit tests
  • Team player with excellent (written and verbal) communication skills and able to efficiently collaborate with other engineers
  • Passionate for learning, research and development
  • Be comfortable with writing and maintaining documentation across the codebase and also for the developed features

Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or “STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or related working experience
  • Strong modern C++ skills and a good understanding of programming and data structure fundamentals
  • Experience working on 3D computer vision or similar areas in an industrial environment
  • Decent maths background, particularly experience in multi-view geometry, linear algebra and optimisation
  • Experience with using computer vision and maths open-source libraries, e.g., OpenCV, Eigen, etc
  • Experience with source control software, e.g., Git, and project management tools, e.g., Jira, Confluence, etc
  • Experience with SLAM, structure from motion, Lidar, IMU, and sensor fusion
  • Experience with open-source optimisation libraries, e.g., g2o, GTSAM, Ceres, etc
  • Experience in optimisation, numerical linear algebra, probabilistic estimation, and sensor fusion
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Nice to haves

  • Experience in GPU programming and CUDA development
  • Knowledge of performance acceleration and code optimisation for ARM NEON, Intel AVX2 and other embedded platforms as well as GPU
  • Experience with Robotic Operating Systems (ROS)
  • Knowledge of scripting languages, e.g., Python
  • Game engine development experience
  • Hardware background
  • Experience working in an Agile, Scrum, SAFe environment


  • A fun, supportive and engaging environment
  • Opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies with the top talent in the field
  • Competitive compensation package with 28 days holiday plus UK bank holidays
  • Internal mentoring and training initiatives
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private medical insurance
  • Health cash plan
  • Regular team building and office snacks

To Apply

Please click this “contact us” with the subject “Computer Vision Engineer” and include your relevant experience and background in the message field.

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