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Lead Sensor Engineer at Tellis Executive Search

Lead Sensor Engineer

Tellis Executive Search Phoenix, AZ Full Time
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Are you an Lead Sensor Engineer that has the skills to create and think of “what else” is possible? If you’re talented and curious and how to use it to make the seeing the world more assessible, then this could be the opportunity for you to take your skills to the next level. Our client in the aerospace/aviation industry is looking for highly motivated technology pioneers. If you are interested, apply within.

Job Summary:

Define the future of aviation! Join our client's team to help build the greatest transformation in aviation since the jet engine.

Our client's Electrical team seeks highly motivated technology pioneers with the desire to lead flight sensor suite development. Successful candidates must be able to work on challenging multi sensor perception problems enabling aircraft to perceive and react to the environment.

Duties and Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Take ownership in the creation of the flight sensor suite
  • Research and evaluate latest sensor technology for flight applications
  • Define sensor system’s technical requirements
  • Validate and debug vehicle sensing hardware system for performance and reliability
  • Design and implement Sensor Fusion algorithms
  • Help maximize performance of real-time perception algorithms
  • Help implement sensor simulation to train and test the perception algorithms
  • Provide technical leadership for all sensor related items
  • Contribute towards overall architecture and strategy for sensors


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • BS/MS in physics, electrical engineering, computer science or other technical fields
  • 3+ years of industry experience in vision sensing technology
  • Expertise in building sensor fusion systems for perception and localization problems
  • Experience with estimating sensor noise, biases, and covariances
  • Experience with designing and tuning state estimation filters
  • Familiar with computer vision and deep learning-based perception techniques
  • C/C++ coding and device driver development experience
  • Knowledge of electro-optical, electronics, and data communication interfaces
  • Exposure to firmware design and/or real-time systems
  • Comfortable in driving results under uncertainty during the earlier stages of development
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a high functioning team
  • Understand the complexities of scaling a technically sophisticated product including balancing technical requirements schedule and risk, and procedural and safety compliance


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Drives Results- Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances

Resourcefulness- Secures and deploys resources effectively and efficiently

Tech Savvy- Anticipates and adopts innovations in business-building digital and technology applications

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