Opportunity : Open source swarm of drones

  • Last Update:2022-03-22
  • Version:001
  • Language:en


  • Title:Open source swarm of drones
  • Location:Lille / Paris / Munich Remote
  • Type:Fulltime
  • Function:Developer
  • Duration:Permanent or Trainee (3-6 months)
  • Reference:Offer-2021-Drone-Developer


We are participating in an R&D project with 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
  • Learn PREEMPT_RT and TSN networks

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. 


We would be happy to hear from you, so drop us a line (along with your CV) at jobs(at)nexedi.com and we will get in touch with you.

Nexedi SA
147 Rue de Ballon
59110 La Madeleine

Phone+33 629 02 44 25