Careers

UAVenture, an innovative and high tech company that develops and sells Hybrid VTOL and agricultural VTOL flight control systems and related technology to commercial drone manufacturers world-wide.

UAVenture, located near Zurich, Switzerland, is expanding and we are looking for talented engineers to help bring our product to the next level. We offer a unique opportunity to be involved in an industry that is changing the way businesses collect and use data with the relatively new hybrid VTOL technology.

We not only offer a very innovative working environment but also the option to travel world-wide to assist our growing network of customers.

If you are interested in one of the open positions below, please send your resume/CV and cover letter to us at info@uaventure.com.

Drone Test Pilot / Operations Manager

We’re looking for a highly motivated, independent and experienced drone enthusiast who would like to take on the challenge of building up the operational part for a drone software company. You have a software development and/or electronics background. Approaching problems and tasks methodically is one of your core strengths.

You’ll be responsible for defining quality measures and developing test methods for autopilot electronics. You’ll be working hand in hand with the software team on continuous integration, maintaining the test infrastructure and automate our workflows to the fullest extent possible.

As you will become an expert for our products you’ll take a lead role in supporting our customers through training and guiding their integration teams remotely or on-site. You are equally comfortable installing autopilots into various drone types and the power and wiring challenges that come with it. You are an excellent troubleshooter and are comfortable analysing flight logs to locate faults and improve flight performance.

We are offering a unique position which combines the opportunity to travel world-wide with the opportunity of being on the forefront of innovation as you assist manufacturers bring their new and advanced drone systems (such as hybrid VTOL jets, helicopters, multirotors) to market as well as an opportunity to be at the center of the commercial drone ecosystem.

Requirements

  • Good understanding of drone technology: software, hardware and electronics
  • Familiar with the setup, flight tuning and analysis of PX4, Ardupilot or similar open-source or commercial autopilot systems
  • Experienced multirotor and fixed-wing RC pilot
  • Software development experience in the areas of test automation
  • Methodical and thorough approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for all that flies
  • Swiss residence, application with cover letter

Responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining continuous integration infrastructure.
  • Quality assurance and supply chain management for autopilot electronics.
  • Perform regular test flights to assist in the development testing process, validate functionality before product releases and to test new concepts.
  • Design, build and maintain and drones for testing purposes.
  • Train customers, possibly on-site, in all aspects of operating UAVenture products.
  • Support customers with the integration of UAVenture products into their drones.

Drone Integration Engineer

Travel the world and assist drone manufacturers with the integration of our flight control platform.

We’re looking for a highly motivated, independent and experienced drone engineer who will take the lead in working with our customers to develop their drone based products with AirRails at its core.

You bring significant experience with autopilot technology at the technical level and are very familiar with the setup, flight tuning and analysis of PX4, Ardupilot or similar open-source or commercial autopilot systems. You are equally comfortable with installing autopilots into various drone types and the power and wiring challenges that come with it. You are an excellent troubleshooter and are comfortable analysing flight logs to locate faults and improve flight performance.

In addition you feel comfortable interacting with engineering teams and training them in them in the operation, tuning and analysis of the AirRails platform so that they can take the lead in launching their product and providing support for their customers.

We are offering a unique position which combines the opportunity to travel world-wide with the opportunity of being on the forefront of innovation as you assist manufacturers bring their new and advanced drone systems (such as hybrid VTOL jets, helicopters, multirotors) to market as well as an opportunity to be at the center of the commercial drone ecosystem.

Any experience with software development or electronics would be a significant advantage, but not a requirement for this position.

Requirements

  • Good understanding of drone technology: software, hardware and electronics
  • Familiar with the setup, flight tuning and analysis of PX4, Ardupilot or similar open-source or commercial autopilot systems
  • Experienced multirotor and fixed-wing RC pilot
  • Methodical and thorough approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills in English
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for all that flies
  • Swiss residence, application with cover letter

Responsibilities

  • Perform regular test flights to assist in the development testing process, validate functionality before product releases and to test new concepts.
  • Design, build and maintain and drones for testing purposes.
  • Train customers, possibly on-site, in all aspects of operating UAVenture products.
  • Support customers with the integration of UAVenture products into their drones.

Drone Software (Java/Kotlin) Engineer

We’re looking for a highly motivated software developer who shares our interest in the world of drones and would like to work at the forefront of state of the art technologies for an international customer base. Key tasks include development of drone control station software, specification, design and testing.

Requirements

  • BSc or MSc in Computer Science
  • In depth understanding of object oriented software development, distributed systems, asynchronous messaging systems
  • Programming experience with Android Java, Kotlin, Node-JS and Python
  • Experience in developing web front-ends is an advantage
  • Ability to learn new languages and technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for all that flies
  • Swiss residence, application with cover letter

Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Specify and implement functionality for Android Apps
  • Test and maintain tests for user interface functionality
  • Design and implement specialised data exchange and storage mechanisms
  • Work together with customers on new functionality
  • General development of supporting applications based on Node-JS and Python
  • Participate in flight testing