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We are an experienced team passionate about advancing optical sensors to dramatically improve the way we live.

In previous roles, we’ve made critical contributions to technological breakthroughs in hardware, software, imaging, and machine learning. And we have won international competitions and launched innovative products.

We’ve come together at Optronia to accomplish something big and meaningful. Together. Join us!

Field Application Engineer

Optronia lives at the intersection of technology, data science and nature. Our mission is to make optical sensor technology useful to protect our climate, wildlife and environment.

Our team combines expertise in computer vision, artificial intelligence and agrotechnology. Our sensors help farmers to improve profitability, protect biodiversity, reduce pesticide use and capture valuable plant-by-plant data. 

Description

We are looking for a Field Applications Engineer for our Spray Logics systems. In this role, you will support our partners on a regional and worldwide scale, providing technical knowledge and developing localized solutions. In this position you will work closely with customers solving technical issues, performing field tests and optimizing best field configurations.
The Field Application Engineer will work in close collaboration with the R&D team, as well as with Sales Managers from partnering companies, as needed, to provide effective support to companies in the Trentino region but also worldwide.
Your role will be vital towards the mission to reduce herbicides and make agriculture more sustainable.

Responsibilities

  • Install and maintain sensors on agricultural machinery.

  • Perform field tests and demonstrations to potential customers.

  • Provide remote and on-site technical support.

  • Engage in troubleshooting activities and development of novel Precision Agriculture applications.

  • Validate developed solutions in field tests in collaboration with partners, and identify specific regional needs.

  • Participate on the development of new solutions and prepare technical documentation.

  • Ensure that partners/customers in the region have the tools, equipment, information and software necessary to offer technical support to the products.

  • Train partners'/resellers' technicians, ensuring they are prepared to configure and set-up on a wide variety of machine types.

  • Gain insight and understanding of competing technologies and products; provide feedback to the technical team.

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BSc in a technical field (i.e. agricultural engineering, mechatronics), or equivalent practical experience.

  • Hands-on experience with electronic systems and metrology instruments.

  • Knowledge of the agricultural practices and techniques.

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, analytical and communication skills.

  • Proven ability to take initiatives and build productive cross-functional relationships.

  • Willingness to travel.

  • Fluent in Italian and proficient in English.

Preferred Skills

  • Practical experience in agronomy and knowledge of crop production and regulatory requirements.

  • Experience in the agricultural market, in particular the field precision farming is a plus.

  • Data management knowledge and experience performing extensive series of measurements.

  • A passion for agriculture, technology and biodiversity.


We offer exciting opportunities in a multinational work environment with English as our corporate language. Salary will be determined based on professional experience.

The position will be based in Trento (IT). We are looking forward to receiving your application at jobs@optronia.com

Student Researcher 

Optronia lives at the intersection of technology, data science and biodiversity. Our team combines expertise in optics, software and electronics to improve the health and well-being of our environment. We are developing the infrastructure and solutions to harness the potential of smart sensor technology. Our optical solutions span three primary areas: smart farming, environmental engineering and industrial applications.

A career at Optronia is like no other, our goals are ambitious and we are driven by our mission to make optical sensor technology useful to protect our environment, climate and biodiversity.


Description

As a Student Researcher you will work closely with our R&D team exploring new solutions to shape the sensors of the future of agrotechnology. We are particularly interested in spot spraying solutions that can be solved by the application of algorithms based on machine learning, computer vision and signal processing, including solutions that involve the use of our proprietary imaging systems and sensors.

Responsibilities

  • Focus on a research question of interest which we define as a team

  • Application of machine learning methods, computer vision and deep learning for agronomy solutions. This includes defining the data set for the problem as well as training and testing of baseline and complex models.

  • Deploy machine learning models to our sensor systems and post-processing frameworks. Validate the models in real-world scenarios.

  • Work directly with senior developer, scientists and/or mechatronics engineers.

  • Conclude the project with a technical report which is anticipated to be published in scientific journals or conference proceedings.

Minimum qualifications

  • Enrolled in a graduate program (MSc or PhD) in Computer Science, Mechatronics, Mathematics, Physics, or an allied discipline.

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively.

  • Enthusiastic and inquiring team player with a high degree of flexibility.

  • Proficient in English.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with optical sensors and/or robotics is a strong plus.

  • An in-depth understanding of electrical components, wiring, and troubleshooting of opto-electronic systems.

  • Basic understanding of manufacturing technologies for optics, electronics and mechanical components.

  • Experience with image processing tools and data.

Optronia has excellent contacts to local universities (i.e. UMIT Tirol, MCI, FH Kufstein). We are well experienced in finding the right scope and title for a scientific thesis and can help connecting to competent academic supervisors. 

We offer an exciting opportunity in a multinational work environment with English as our corporate language. 

Send us your application to jobs@optronia.com and come join us!

Student Trainee

Optronia lives at the intersection of technology, data science and biodiversity. 

Our team combines expertise in optics, software and electronics to improve the health and well-being of our environment. We are developing the infrastructure and solutions to harness the potential of smart sensor technology. Our optical solutions span three primary areas: smart farming, environmental engineering and industrial applications.

A career at Optronia is like no other, our goals are ambitious and we are driven by our mission to make optical sensor technology useful to protect our environment, climate and biodiversity.

 

Description

The focus of your internship will be on research and innovation. You will be part of the R&D team developing optical sensor prototypes and new solutions in the field of agrotechnology. Based on your skills we will assign you challenging tasks in data science, prototype assembly and verification experiments.

Responsibilities

  • Support and work within our technical team by executing various tasks: rapid prototyping, 3D printing, coding, lab work (soldering, mechanics, etc.)
  • Build-up optical sensor prototypes and test tools/jigs
  • Perform experiments and analyze and present the results

Minimum qualifications

  • Enrolled in a technical school or university (i.e. HTL, MCI, UMIT) in Mechatronics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or an allied discipline
  • Python programming skills
  • Fluent in English

Preferred qualifications

  • Basic programming skills in C++
  • Enthusiastic and inquiring team player with a high degree of flexibility
  • Proactive and independent work attitude

We offer an exciting opportunity in a multinational work environment with English as our corporate language.

Send us your application to jobs@optronia.com and come join us!

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