Data Analyst

Sunnyvale, CA

Founded in 2015, Acubed is the Silicon Valley innovation center of Airbus. As a global leader in aerospace, Airbus aims to make things fly. Our mission is to provide a lens into the future for the industry, transforming risk into opportunity to build the future of flight now.

At Acubed, we strive to propel innovation to market faster, broaden the talent pool in emerging aerospace careers and simultaneously help drive a culture change across Airbus.


The Wayfinder team is building scalable, certifiable autonomy systems to power the next generation of commercial aircraft. Our team of experts is driving the maturation of machine learning and other core technologies for autonomous flight; we are creating a reference architecture that includes hardware, software, and a data-driven development process to allow aircraft to perceive and react to their environment. Autonomous flight is transforming the transportation industry, and our team is at the heart of this revolution.

The Opportunity

As a Data Analyst within Wayfinder’s Data team, you will be responsible for the operational aspect of our image annotation pipelines. You will work on different aspects of our labeling operations, such as ensuring data integrity and annotation quality, coordinating between internal and external stakeholders, performing quantitative analysis and data visualization and communicating the output to different team members.


  • Establish quantitative metrics for image annotation quality
  • Audit manual annotations from internal and external annotators
  • Build/maintain reports/dashboards to monitor the performance of the labeling pipelines
  • Develop automated workflows for image annotation, quality assurance and tracking
  • Perform quantitative analysis on image annotation and quality output


  • 1-2 years hands-on experience with statistical and data analysis and visualization
  • Hands on experience with data labeling pipelines and label QA
  • Excellent communication skills, including strong coordination and relational skills to collaborate with customers, various internal and external stakeholders and partners
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain currency with the latest developments in your field
  • Familiarity with command line controls and scripting
  • Familiarity with SQL and simple queries to access data from a database
  • Personal drive and intellectual curiosity to do what hasn’t been done before, coupled with an appreciation for overcoming challenges
  • Documented proof of fully vaccinated status required (or qualify for an exemption)

Strongly Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Machine Learning
  • Experience with SQL or python SqlAlchemy to query and get data out of a database
  • Hands-on Python experience
  • Experience working with High-Performance Computing clusters and GPUs
  • Experience with data annotation in domains such as self-driving vehicles


  • Exceptional PPO medical, dental and vision benefits with 100% of premiums covered for employee and their family/dependents
  • Generous PTO of 5 weeks (6 weeks after two years) in addition to 11 national holidays and unlimited paid sick days 
  • Professional development reimbursement or $15,750 for flight training
  • 3 months paid parental leave from Day 1

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending on your work location and years of experience, the target annual salary for this position can range from $120,000 to $140,000 + target bonus + benefits (including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and flight training).

* Note that Acubed does not offer sponsorship of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions for this role.