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.

UAV Test Pilot / Operations Manager

We’re looking for a highly motivated drone enthusiast who would like to take on the challenge of building up the operational part for a drone software company. Key tasks include testing and quality assurance (on electronics and software), customer communication and training (travel world wide), workflow automation and constant exchange with the software team.

If you have a strong software development or electronics background, additional opportunities in these areas are available and can be discussed.

Requirements

  • Good understanding of drone technology: software, hardware and electronics
  • 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.
  • Quality checking on autopilot electronics.
  • 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.
  • Generic administrative work and supply chain handling.

Drone Software Engineer

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