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UI Programmer


Altavian Inc. is hiring a User Interface (UI) Programmer who is interested in working with the control interface for all autonomous-related programs. Altavian is expanding its industry-leading expertise in Unmanned Systems by producing aircraft and associated software in-house.


  • Conceptualize around central themes of simplicity and intuitiveness for operation.

  • Collaborate with engineering and product management to lay out a clear, intuitive solution for the user’s experience.

  • Execute design stages from initial concept to final productization.


  • US Citizen (Export Control/ITAR/EAR)

  • Ability to be approved for security clearance

  • Bachelor’s in computer science or related degree with 5 years of experience or equivalent experience without degree

  • Strong portfolio of previous UI experience and hardware integration

  • Creative problem-solving skills and excellent communication

  • Being open and receptive to objective criticism and able to improve upon it

  • Experience working in a diverse work environment with multiple engineering teams

  • Experience working in an agile/scrum development process

  • Proficiency in C#, Linux, C, C++, JavaScript and HTML

  • Excellent design skills


  • No prior work experience is acceptable if candidate has prior internship experience

  • Interests in autonomous systems, robotics, avionics, and aviation

  • Experience and proficiency with communications protocols over UDP, TCP, and RS232 Serial

  • Experience and proficiency with cross platform embedded systems control

You can and will excel in this job if you communicate well with both the engineering team and the flight operations team. If you’re meticulous in your work 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.



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.



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.