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Firmware Test Engineer


Altavian Inc. is hiring a Firmware Test Engineer interested in the design and testing of equipment and systems for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS). Altavian is expanding its industry-leading expertise in Unmanned Systems by producing aircraft and associated software in-house.


  • Validate firmware.

  • Work with development and operations team to resolve issues.

  • Serve as a cross and go-between for programmers, firmware engineers, and operators on technical issues.


  • Ability to be approved for security clearance

  • US Citizen (Export Control/ITAR/EAR)

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field, or related area, or equivalent experience

  • 1-5 years of experience

  • Programming languages: C, C++, C#, .NET, and Embedded C

  • Ability to perform embedded debugging

  • Experience with JTAG debugger, Oscilloscope, digital multimeter, and lab power supply

  • The ability to work productively on a team

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with embedded projects

  • Familiar and able to use Visual Studio and/or Atlas Studio

  • Experience with a logic analyzer

You can and will excel in this job if you communicate well in a small team environment. If you’re meticulous in your work, testing, and documentation. If you enjoy the small-business atmosphere. If you’re motivated by working for the off-brand, non-corporate challengers. If you enjoy being around some damn cool technology and innovation. If you enjoy company barbecues.


About Altavian

Altavian Inc. is located in Gainesville, FL and has been building unmanned aerial systems (UAS) since 2011. We design and manufacture high quality drones to carry the best sensors into the toughest environments. Our extensive history includes working alongside organizations including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NASA, and the U.S. Army. We embrace open architectures in our systems design to bring proven commercial concepts to Group I UAS. As an original equipment manufacturer of UAS, we are at the forefront of new American engineering and manufacturing technologies.

Why working at Altavian is different

We are a small company that takes care of and supports its employees as they take on new challenges. The foundation of our company is the drive to build superior UAS through engineering excellence. You can expect diverse challenges that will require you to be agile and innovative in your work. You can also expect to be on a small team that strives to meet these challenges together. UAS development and the UAS market is still young and constantly changing. Your work will be varied and innovative by nature.


Our goal is to put you in a position to successfully meet your challenges as a part of our team and family including a competitive benefits package and up to a 4% 401(k) match.