Artificial Intelligence Engineer

Location: Frascati, Italy Location: Application deadline: 15 July 2024 Reference number: 2090
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Are you looking for a new opportunity to take your career to a higher orbit? To join an international group with a successful track record in Space Engineering? A job adapted to your career ambitions and in which you could have an impact for the years to come?

We are looking for an Expert in Artificial Intelligence (AI) to work from our offices in Frascati, Italy.

You will join a multidisciplinary team supporting mainly the VIPER project which aims at developing a modular and expandable generic AI-based image processing chain, in the frame of development activities for ASI. The VIPER project will initially focus on developing an “on-ground” and an “on-board” processing chain for both use cases:

  • Analysis and processing of telescope acquisitions in the Near-Earth Object (NEO) field.
  • Analysis and processing of optical satellite acquisitions for identifying illegal landfills.

This position is open to protected categories under Italian Law 68/99 (“Rules for the right to work of disabled people”).
Questa posizione e’ aperta alle categorie protette L. 68/99.

Tasks and activities

The scope of work will include:

  • Contributing to the design and development of AI based applications.
  • Developing and integrating vision based and predictive systems algorithms.
  • Preparing data for ML and AI applications.
  • Supporting the implementation, configuration and usage of AI and ML technology stacks.
  • Performing a range of tasks across the lifecycles of future and operational programmes in support of our client’s in contributing to:
    • Analysis of AI architectures and applications for specific tasks.
    • Development of AI prototypes to rapidly assess new ideas.
    • Preparation of training dataset.

Skills and experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • University degree in Computer Science, or a technical field that provides similar competences.
  • A minimum of two years of experience in applying AI and Machine Learning for the creation of applications.
  • Demonstrable experience in applying AI techniques in computer vision (e.g., CNN and GAN architectures) and for events / data prediction (e.g., RNN).
  • Good understanding of AI technology stacks and frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras).
  • Familiarity with software development processes.
  • Desire to work both autonomously and as part of a team, in an international multicultural environment.
  • Solution-oriented mindset, with a customer-focused communication skills.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.

The following skills and experience would be highly desirable:

  • Demonstrable experience in High Throughput Computing, High Performance Computing, Cloud Computing stack, Big Data or other distributed computing technologies.
  • Knowledge of ECSS, Space standards.
  • Knowledge of Exploitation Platform programme.

Why should you apply?

  • You will have the opportunity to work within leading space organisations across Europe.
  • We encourage everyone to think outside the box and to push the boundaries of traditional knowledge. This role is an opportunity to join a forward-thinking company and allows for a deeper understanding of the industry.
  • To be part of a company that values integrity, inspiration, care and collaboration.
  • Benefits include: competitive remuneration packages; unique career opportunities, including working in other countries; access to training and development programmes; flexible relocation support.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, all genders, LGBTQ+ individuals and ex-service personnel.

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Marie Collignon

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