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Drone Genius

Drone Genius

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GaN is seeking a technical professional (engineer / senior technician / SW developer) for an exciting development project starting soon. The chosen candidate will be responsible for building up and programming unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) (aka Drones).  Candidate must have a experience with drones to include flying, mechanical assembly, and programming autopilots. This job will be exciting and includes a lot of potential to grow into a larger team lead role.


GaN hires creative and independent thinkers with a desire to grow personally and professionally as well as help GaN grow as a company.  Our team consists of people with exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills who are personable and out-going.  We are always ethical partners with our customers maintaining a professional demeanor while being dedicated to superior customer service, quality, and team building.  To be a part of this team you must be self-motivated and self-directed in order to work independently but also be open and communicative to work as a team to exceed all GaN and customer expectations.


GaN Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. GaN Corporation participates in E-Verify.


  • Assembly, disassembly and modification of commercial and custom UAVs.

  • Programming of UAV autopilots.
  • Piloting UAVs.
  • Working with customers to understand requirements, schedules and risks.


  • Technical degree.

  • Experience flying UAVs
  • Experience programming UAV autopilots (Pixhawk experience desired)
  • Experience modifying or repairing UAVs

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of five years' experience working with UAVs 
  • Ability to assemble, disassemble, and modify UAVs
  • Ability to program UAV autopilots
  • Ability to document custom designs to meet applicable documentation standards
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor at all times.
  • Dedicated to customer service, quality, and team building.
  • Must be self-motivated, self-directed, and able to work independently.
Additional Skillsets of Interest:  
  • System Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with DIS or TENA

  • FPGA development / programming

  • Ability to program Arduino devices

  • Familiarity with CMMI-DEV Level3
  • Familiarity with Army test and evaluation (T&E)
Special Requirements:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must possess Security Clearance specified below


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