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Robotics Vision Engineer


Date advertised: 14/01/2022

Contact Details: JStorey@is-instruments.com

Closing Date: 31/03/2022

IS-Instruments and their sister company I3D robotics have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic senior systems engineer, a machine vision engineer or a software engineer to join our dynamic team. The permanent position is well suited to individuals looking to advance their career in machine vision and robotics, gaining hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive workplace.

This is a full-time, permanent post. The salary will be competitive with the current market conditions. 

Job based in Tonbridge TN9 (Temporarily remote) 

ISI and i3dr are focused on developing a smart and zero-carbon world with their 3D stereo vision technology providing real-time control, utilising AI software for defect detection and object recognition as part of a new generation of flexible 3D vision systems for autonomous and robotic applications.

Their 3D stereo vision algorithms have been developed by academic partners for Mars exploration and are used alongside Raman technologies in the nuclear decommissioning and fusion industries.  The use of AI, machine learning, and object recognition require fast image collection, processing speeds, parallelization, robustness, and accuracy as provided by our stand-alone data management platforms systems. ISI & i3Dr deliver solutions for practical applications such as robotics, navigation, and industrial processes in extreme environments.  They are releasing new products and functions to the market while maintaining a steady R & D portfolio.

The successful candidate should be educated to at least degree level in engineering, computer science or similar, but preferably with post-graduate qualifications.  Ideally the position would suit candidates with 2+ years relevant experience. They will collaborate closely with the commercial team to assist with the design, production and deployment of hardware and software products, and in the development of solutions for clients helping the company to achieve agreed targets. These exciting positions also offer opportunity to progress into a higher role.

The candidate should be capable of working independently and within a team, developing vision systems for applications in robotics, AR/VR visualisation and industrial mapping. The roles will include product development and deployment, engaging with clients / end-users and elements of project management, subject to the skills of the successful candidates. Some reasonable travel will be required.

Required skills:

  • Experience with machine/computer vision
  • Experience of system development (either oversight or direct involvement)

Preferred skills (not required):

  • Experience with Stereo vision solutions or other 3D acquisition techniques
  • Experience with robotics and ROS
  • Software Development (e.g. C++, Python)
  • Knowledge of machine learning, deep learning, or AI techniques
  • Knowledge of SLAM algorithms
  • Knowledge of OpenCV, Arduino IDE, QT & Graphical UI development

Application deadline: 31st March 2022

Expected start date:  1st May 2022 (or earlier)


  • Performance bonus based on agreed targets
  • Stakeholder Pension
  • Flexible / remote working

Ability to commute/relocate Tonbridge, Kent


  • Bachelor's or equivalent (Required)
  • Post-graduate or equivalent (Preferred)


  • English (required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 25% (preferred)