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Our expertise

Positioning is just the start

Our small, focused teams bring together deep expertise across disciplines and industries, searching for novel ideas that transform ground-breaking research into real-world impact. Discover more about what it takes to be a part of the FocalPoint team.

Our team

The technology team researches and deploys use novel statistical methods. These enable us to filter and identify signals from smart consumer devices and resolve navigation ambiguities in a smart, efficient manner.

Key disciplines

  • GNSS
  • Inertial Navigation
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Engineering
  • Android

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Our careers

Key roles in Technology

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Senior Software Engineer

"The greatest part of software engineering is solving problems with near instant feedback. It makes learning and growing much better when it’s easy to run and test your code."


DevOps Engineer

"I’ve experienced the frustrations of trying to use location services in built-up areas, so I’m excited at the prospect of our products going into phones so that positioning just works in these environments."


Senior Algorithms Engineer

"GNSS is only possible due to centuries of scientific progression, and FocalPoint is at its forefront. Needless to say, my role satisfies my wants in a career amply."


Senior Scientist

"I was attracted to the role by FocalPoint's R&D work, skill development opportunities and overlap in algorithms with my PHD"


Principal Engineer

"Everyday we are presented with challenges and potential applications of our software from mobile phones, smart watches and in the automotive sector"

On the bookshelf

Essential reading from the team

Scale C

Large Scale C++
John Lakos

Functional C

Functional Programming in C++
Ivan Cukic

Clean Code

Clean code
Robert C. Martin

Mordern C

Effective Modern C++
Scott Meyers


Pro Git
Scott Chacon and Ben Straub


Understanding GPS/GNSS: Principles and Applications
Elliott D. Kaplan


The Cambridge Phenomenon
Kate Kirk and Charles Cotton

Principles of GNSS

Principles of GNSS, Inertial, and Multisensor Integrated Navigation Systems
Paul D Groves

Assisted GPS GNSS and SBAS

Assisted GPS, GNSS, and SBAS

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Fierce Conversations
Susan Scott

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Grow your skills


Looking to up your skills and work with world class experts to create world class applications? We’re always on the look out for graduates and interns to bolster our teams. Some of the benefits you’ll recieve as a FocalPoint intern include:


Relaxed environment

A vibrant and social team dynamic

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Paid internships depending on your year of study

Team lunches and socials on occasion, when office-based

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Intern stories