Project in a drone startup at NAUST Robotics ApS

Posted 1 week ago

About the project

In order to obtain legislation for BVLOS flights, it is critical to implement different safety mechanisms / algorithms. These should be developed by following the guidelines in the Specific Operations Risk Assessment (SORA). Possible tasks for the project:

  • Investigate and implement hardware safety mechanisms (eg parachute, hardware redundancy etc.)
  • Implement GEO fencing and its corresponding actions (eg landing, returning etc.)
  • Detect and resolve sensor failures
  • Detect and resolve actuator failures
  • Investigate and design actions for other issues (eg onboard computer problems, battery, flight controller etc.)
  • (We are open for other project proposals)

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a talented student who can assist us in the above described marketing internship / project. Ideally you:

  • are passionate about technology (... duh, you are an engineer)
  • like to get things done (... who does not?)
  • can work independently (... we all need to grow up at some point)
  • speak English (... if you are reading this without google translate, you will be fine)
  • are creative and have an open mindset (... startups are built on ideas afterall)
  • have experience with drone software (PX4)
  • have experience in software development (C ++ and Python)
  • are a confident Linux user

What you get out of it?

IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT IN THE SITUATION TO PAY FOR THE INTERNSHIP / PROJECT AND WE CAN NOT PROMISE TO HIRE ANYONE AFTER. If you are still reading after this demotivating sentence, lets see what you can get out of this: Working in an entrepreneurial environment like ours can be a huge improvement both on technical and personal aspects, since most of the work done will be used in our final product. This can be a unique reference point later in your career. You also get to be part of a fun, international group who beside taking their work seriously, regularly organizing after-work activities. Free coffee!

If you want to learn more about our company, do not hesitate to check out our website ( or contact us (!

We hope to hear from you! :)

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