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Solving the big problems

We are a deep-tech company with a diverse team, driven by a purpose to set a new standard for positioning technologies.

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We're revolutionising the products and services that depend on device accuracy, sensitivity and integrity

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We’re looking for engineers in GNSS, machine learning, inertial navigation and software to join our growing team.

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Our current vacancies

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Interested in working with us but there are no current openings in your area? We’d still love to see your CV and stay in touch for the future.

Our impact

Work on challenges that will change the world

Our ground-breaking technologies have the ability to enhance the efficiency and safety of everyday life, across multiple use cases.

Our expertise

One team

Together, with our deep expertise across multiple disciplines and industries, we are transforming the capabilities of billions of devices used every day around the world. Discover more about what it takes to be a part of the FocalPoint team.


Our team expertise includes

  • GNSS
  • Inertial Navigation
  • Machine Learning
  • Software Engineering
  • Android
Customer Experience & Support

Our team expertise includes

  • Field Application Engineering
  • Customer integration support
  • Technology transfer
Sales & Marketing

Our team expertise includes

  • Business Development
  • Brand strategy
  • Growth hacking
  • Social media and comms
People & Operations

Our team expertise includes

  • HR
  • Finance
  • Admin
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Our values

The principles we work to

Committed to excellence, integrity and a pioneering mindset, our values underpin our inclusive culture.

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We believe in high integrity

We are ethical, trustworthy, and rigorous in our commitment to fact, not hype.
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We are trailblazers

We strive to be the best. Our research, technology and products redefine the state of the art of positioning systems.
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We are collaborative

We work together with each other and our partners, to change the world for the better.

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Our people

Diversity and inclusion

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, that’s why we've built on culture on investing in and growing every individual. We aim to attract diverse talent, ensure fairness and equity in all that we do and create an environment where everyone can grow and achieve their potential.

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Why we've joined the Tech Talent Charter

People Team

"We are proud to become a signatory for the Tech Talent Charter. As FocalPoint goes from strength to strength, it is vitally important that Diversity and Inclusion acts as part of our core values. We welcome talent from across the globe with our Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship Licence and seek enthusiastic individuals who can culturally add value to our business."


C++ Software Engineer

"I am a regular user of navigation apps so I was excited to get to grips with FocalPoint's new technology that brings accurate positioning to mobile and other devices. The team continues to be friendly and supportive."


Product Manager

"When speaking with customers, I really love those moments where you get a new lightbulb-moment as to what is driving them, or how they use the product or what is most important to their customers."


Senior Algorithms Engineer

"I like the technical challenges and contributing to solve them. I have enjoyed taking ownership of an idea, demonstrating it and putting it in practice to solve a real problem."


VP People

"Our daily stand-ups are great for team communication & the new starter lunches are a nice touch too."


Principal Scientist

"The team spirit is really good, I believe everyone very much wants to succeed and contribute to the company's success"


Principal Engineer

"At FocalPoint, I don't get the sense that anyone cares whether you are male or female, or that any aspect of diversity would affect anyone's opinion of you. It’s refreshing to be judged solely on your ability to do your job. "


10 nationalities

Female workforce

33% female workforce


13.6% Ethnic minority

Diversity partners

Partners in diversity

Proud members of the ACCU

We care about craft, sharing knowledge, learning, and seeking Professionalism in Programming

Our application process

What to expect

We believe interviewing works both ways – a chance for you to find out about FocalPoint and the role, and for us to find out about you and your skills and experience. Our recruitment process is transparent and relaxed. We look forward to speaking with you.

Our perks

Discover the benefits


Workplace pension
We offer a 401(k) contribution in the US and 8% matched pension contribution in the UK


We offer Vitality Healthcare in the UK and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield in the US


Professional memberships & career development
We cover the cost of a variety of memberships, training and conference attendance.


Refer a friend scheme
One-off payment up to £5000 / $6500 depending on seniority of the role


Holidays & leave
25 days annual leave and bank holidays on top. Our Cambridge, Bristol and US hubs are closed over Christmas break.

3 years

Additional holiday days
3x extra days holiday up to a maximum of 10 additional days, each year after 3 years.

Share scheme

Share Scheme
Employees may be eligible depending on a number of factors throughout the duration of your employment.


Monthly staff socials
From eating out, board game evenings and golf ... these are just a few examples.

Hybrid working approach

Hybrid working approach
Whether you want a permanent desk or mixture or both hub/remote, the choice is yours.

What insiders have said

Glassdoor reviews

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"Good company to work for"


"Nice company with great culture"


"Mind blowingly clever team"


"Great company"


"Excellent workplace"


"Great technology, lots of potential, exciting environment"

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