Firmware Engineer Intern

Do you want to deep dive in the fast-growing industry of drones and get a rewarding experience within a dynamic startup environment?

At Flyability, we believe that robots should be sent in hazardous places and dangerous situations instead of putting humans in danger. To support our belief we created Elios, the world’s first collision-tolerant flying robot that for the first time allows entry to complex and indoor spaces. Joining Flyability is not just taking on a new job, it is seizing the opportunity to improve the life of millions of people and build the future of robotics.

To complete our creative and dynamic team in Lausanne, we are seeking an:

Firmware Engineer Intern
6 months

Your role:

You will work on the avionics flight control firmware for our latest drone which includes the general architecture, as well as low level drivers for peripherals such as sensors and the transmission system.

During your time within our team, you will work closely with our Firmware and Electronics engineers to develop the next generation of inspection drones.

Your profile:

We require a Bachelor degree in Micro-Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent. We look for autonomous, self-motivated and curious individuals who are not afraid of the unknown and willing to learn fast, with experience in some of these fields:

  • Embedded programming in C/C++ on ARM or similar MCU’s
  • Real time operating systems
  • Low level system communication (SPI, I2C, USART, etc.)
  • Experience with drones, in robotics or other mechatronic devices is a plus

In addition to your passion for high tech products and your motivation to work in a challenging and innovative environment, you can be represented by the following traits:

  • Team player, willing to collaborate with multicultural people from various horizons
  • Passion for unmanned autonomous mobile robotics!
  • Problem-solving mindset, hands-on, proactive and willing to take ownership
  • Strong commitment to quality, architecture and documentation
  • Flexible and self-motivated with a strong desire to learn
  • Fluent in English; French would be an asset but not essential

Flyability is a young Swiss company that values autonomy and thorough leadership. Every day, you will have the opportunity to share your ideas and contribute to solving challenging problems. We all work together and each voice is important to move forward.