Vacancy Point Cloud/Deep learning Engineer


Navinfo is the largest Digital Map Provider in China and third largest in the world.
As part of the Navinfo family our team at Mapscape supports our business units to create maps for autonomous driving as well as classic navigation maps. Our mission is to deliver innovative technology to further increase the degree of process automation.
To complement our capabilities in image processing we look for engineers with knowledge in the area of Deep Learning and Point Cloud data. Part of our mission is to evaluate latest technology for use in map automation and support business units with the integration of this technology into a production environment.
Your responsibility is the design, implementation and maintenance of Deep Learning and Point Cloud based software. This includes the design, training and release of Deep Neural Networks and related tools to our customers in China.
You will join our multi-cultural team of Deep Learning/Computer Vision engineers within our European Technology-Centre.

While most of the team is located in our Eindhoven office, our team is partially distributed across Europe. Our processes support remote work, yet our preference is to extend our team in Eindhoven. Keeping our team’s motivation on highest level is a core concern to us. Therefore we allow a certain degree of individual flexibility to support a sustainable work/life balance.

You will work with up to date Deep Learning technology in a team of highly skilled professionals. Being a team player with excellent communication skills is a key requirement for us. As English is our working language your level should be B2 or higher.

As Deep Learning is a highly dynamic field we continuously try to follow the latest technology developments. Our aim is to pick up latest technology trends quickly and evaluate it for our mission.

To develop best in class deep neural networks for our customers, part of our mission is the implementation of tools that support the training and data management process. We aim at a ratio of 70:30 for Deep Learning to data processing tools development.

As our tools are used in an industry production process our software is currently mainly developed in C++ (11). We support Windows, Linux on PC and NVIDIA Jetson embedded platforms.

We currently support multiple use cases, from Deep Learning object detection in a real-time in-car scenario, to server-based Deep Learning Scene Segmentation. See our YouTube channel to see some of the results we have published.

Within our Deep Learning/Computer Vision team you will be responsible for your own products, under the supervision of a project leader.

Your core tasks:
• Design of deep neural networks to tailor fit our customer requirement
• Follow technology trends in Point Cloud and Deep Learning domain
• Evaluate latest technology for use in the map automation process
• Develop prototypes that demonstrate the potential for map automation
• Support our partnering business units with the integration of our prototypes into a production environment
• Develop tools to improve our Deep Learning related processes
• Maintain clear and effective communication within the team and other teams as necessary

What we expect

We look for an enthusiastic and motivated colleague: Bachelor or MSc (preferred) degree with 3+ years (relevant) work experience.

• A MSc degree, preferably in machine learning, computer vision, computer science, mathematics or physics
• Excellent knowledge of C++
• Good knowledge in the areas of object segmentation and classification using point cloud data and machine learning
• Good knowledge of Tensorflow or similar Deep Learning frameworks
• Good knowledge of Point Cloud Library
• Good knowledge of Linux, Windows, Visual Studio, CMake, Python
• Knowledge of OpenCV
• Knowledge in the area of robotics and SLAM
• High commitment to quality
• English level B2 or higher, Command of written and spoken Chinese nice to have

What we offer

•  A competitive salary (based on a 40-hour week), consistent with your level of education and experience;
• An initial one-year contract with the prospect of an indefinite contract;
• One extra month’s salary per year (‘13th month’), plus 8% holiday allowance annually;
• 25 vacation days , 5 compensation days;
• Flexible working hours;
• Extensive training opportunities;
• Pension and health insurance scheme;
• Relocation support (where applicable):

Mapscape makes sure that you settle down and feel supported while starting your new life in Eindhoven. With our extensive experience on relocation, we work together with you to ensure your relocation goes as smoothly. From the visa application process, documents consulting, coverage of flight and hotel to visa sponsorship, 30% tax exemption applications, supporting school and housing search,  the language courses for you and for your partner, we are here to help every step you personally every step of the way.


If you feel you fit the description and you are interested in working within a fast growing, international and innovative organisation with a solid customer base, then please send your CV to You can expect a challenging job with a market conforming employment package. For more information please contact the HRM department +31 40-711 35 56, Luchthavenweg 34, 5657 EB Eindhoven.

By submitting your curriculum vitae, you thereby agree to having your personal information archived. Your application will be kept in the recruitment database of Mapscape for one year. However, you will need to apply to each specific job that is of interest. Pre-employment screening of all external candidates is part of the selection process.

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