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Sr. GNSS Applications Support Engineer

Company: Swift Navigation
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Swift Navigation provides precise positioning solutions for automotive, autonomous vehicle, mobile and mass-market applications. What began as the GNSS industry's first low-cost, high-accuracy, real-time kinematic (RTK) receiver has evolved into a Swift Navigation ecosystem of positioning solutions for autonomous applications. From the nationwide GNSS corrections delivered from the cloud by the Skylark precise positioning service, the hardware-independent, integrated software solution that is the Starling positioning engine to the centimeter-level accurate Piksi Multi and ruggedized Duro and Duro Inertial RTK receivers, Swift Navigation is enabling a future of autonomous vehicles to navigate and understand the world. Learn more online at, follow Swift on Twitter @Swiftnav

The role of Sr Applications Engineer will be to inspire, equip and support our customers with the tools and knowledge necessary to integrate our products with their platforms from a software and system perspective. You will work closely with our customers and engineering teams to research customer requirements, design effective tools and documentation, and support our customers. You will also design and hack together creative demos to show off the capabilities of our products and to provide feedback from a user's perspective.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Experience in Satellite Navigation (GNSS/GPS) and/or Inertial Navigation (INS) Systems
  • Good English communication (written and verbal)
  • Linux programming, tools and scripting
  • Application development in Python and/or C/C++
  • Statistical data analysis
  • Experience with standard communication interfaces (Serial, UART, USB, Ethernet, CAN, SPI, I2C)
  • Driver's license

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Experience in a customer-facing role (Applications Engineering, Support, Sales, etc)
  • Fundamentals of Satellite Navigation
  • Control theory, estimation, and sensor fusion as applied to autonomous systems
  • Embedded Linux and C/C++ programming
  • Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS)


  • Flexible vacation, competitive salary, employer covered health insurance, 401(k), flexible spending, HSA.
  • Tech talks, mentorship programs, employee events.
  • Growth and learning opportunities from a tech environment include working closely with an international team of scientists, engineers, platform architects, programmers, executive staff and professionals.

Swift Navigation is a diverse and inclusive team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability status or other defining characteristics.

Swift Navigation will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of SFPC Art.49

Keywords: Swift Navigation, San Francisco , Sr. GNSS Applications Support Engineer, Other , San Francisco, California

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