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Position: Avionics Engineer (software)

Location: Espoo

Hiring Model: Hybrid

Who are we?

We are a Finnish-based international New Space company with employees from more than 41 countries in Finland, the US, the UK, Spain, Luxembourg, and Poland. Our team is a tight-knit group of experts from areas including engineering, software development, and radar technology. Weโ€™re innovative, driven people who strive for excellence in everything we do. Being advocates of our corporate culture, we value teamwork and curiosity, and we know how to have fun!

What we do?

ICEYE is building and operating its commercial constellation of small Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites with SAR data available to customers. Our satellites acquire images of Earth at any time โ€“ even when itโ€™s cloudy or dark โ€“ providing commercial and government partners with unmatched persistent monitoring capabilities. Information derived from our SAR images helps customers make data-driven decisions to address time-critical challenges in various sectors, such as maritime, disaster management, insurance, and finance.

What are we looking for?

To support the companyโ€™s growth, we continue to scale our Engineering team and looking for an Avionics Engineer (software) to join our global Engineering Team.

About the role?

ICEYE is looking for an Avionics Engineer (software) experienced in Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAV) to join its high altitude platform system (HAPS) development team. As an avionics software engineer you will be responsible for designing, prototyping, integrating and testing complete avionic systems for the HAPS platform.

You will be a part of a small, dedicated team facing an exciting challenge. You will get to work with world leading aerospace, mechanical and electronics engineers on a project that has real impact and will set a new mark on aviation history. You will get to enjoy a transparent, open, and inclusive work culture. This is the beginning of a team thatโ€™s intended to grow fast. Thus, it offers substantial growth opportunities.


  • Designing avionics architecture for novel UAV platform
  • Development and implementation of Command & Control segment of UAV systems
  • Identifying requirements and developing verification procedures
  • Integration of COTS avionic equipment
  • Development of software & firmware for in-house avionic systems
  • Creating hardware-in-the-loop missions simulation environment
  • Prototypes assembly integration and testing
  • Participation in test campaign and in-flight data analysis
  • Experience with Autopilots and communication systems applied to fixed-wing UAV
  • Experience with communication protocols and command, control & communication (C3) hardware/softwares for UAV systems.
  • Experience in ROS
  • Experience in softwares like ArduPilot, Mission Planner and QGroundControl is highly desired.
  • Previous experience with MavLink communication protocol is a plus.

What we offer:

  • A job that matters in a dynamic New Space environment with a scale-up approach
  • An independent role with a supportive and diverse work environment
  • Occupational healthcare, occupational and private insurance
  • A yearly benefit budget to spend as you wish (i.e. on sport, transport, wellness, lunch, etc.)
  • Relocation support (i.e. flight tickets, accommodation, relocation buddy program)
  • Time for self-development, research, training, conferences, or certification schemes
  • Inspiring and collaborating offices and silent workspaces enabling you to focus
  • Regular internal events for employees (e.g. sports events, team-building events, parties, etc.)
  • A wide variety of best coffee, tea, snacks, and sweets to accompany your daily space mission

Diversity& inclusion are core values at ICEYE. We are passionate about building and sustaining inclusive and equitable working and learning environments for all staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and discover, design, and deliver solutions.

Could this be the role for you? Apply now to start your journey with ICEYE.

We are making the impossible possible together.


Chris Davies


Finland, Helsinki, Uusimaa

Posted 2 months ago

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