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Drone Developer Full-time

Published at 2021-09-24 - Viewed: 1753 times - Nexedi SA in France


  • Title: Drone Developer
  • Location: Lille / Remote
  • Type: Fulltime
  • Function: Developer
  • Duration: Permanent or Trainee (3-6 months)
  • Reference: Offer-2021-Drone-Developer

We are participating in several R&D projects with dual-use quadcopter and fixed-wing drone swarms on a fully open-source and open-hardware stack. Drones are running our orchestration software (SlapOS)  to run real-time services for piloting, communication and data acquisition. We are looking for developers interested in the following topics:

  • capturing and analyzing telemetry and sensor data for collision prevention
  • improving our orchestration software to deploy and monitor real-time software services in real-time
  • adapting our 3D simulator to real-world conditions
  • developing our setup to optimise adaptive algorithms using artificial life

We are looking for a candidate with experience in drone development, affinity to Open Source / Free Software and sufficient English to correspond with partners across Europe.


  • help build an open-source architecture for Drone swarms
  • improve our free software stack to support real-time and OPC/UA
  • assist in building a piggy-back platform for drones for integration and control of various sensors


  • Work in fullstack development and devops (Python, buildout, devops)
  • Work in frontend development (BabylonJS + vanilla JS, preferably 3D, game development) 
  • Contribute to complex open source and free software solutions

About Nexedi
Nexedi is one of  the leading European open source and free software publishers in Europe with a portfolio of open source solutions of more than 15 million lines of code. Our customized software solutions run at Airbus, Stellantis, Sanef and other enterprises around the world. We participate in industry-leading research projects, try to build Rapid.Space, a fully open cloud provider and lobby for Europe’s independence with regards to cloud and communication technologies as well as the use of Free Software. 

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