Location: ROME, Italy

Auryn Aero is a pioneering aerospace technology company specializing in advanced Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) and autonomous flight systems. We are dedicated to innovation, excellence, and developing cutting-edge solutions for both commercial and defense sectors.

Position Overview

Key Responsibilities

Auryn Aero is seeking an experienced Embedded Software Developer to join our dynamic team.

The ideal candidate will have expertise in Python, C++, MATLAB/Simulink, and a strong background in open-source autopilot software. This role involves developing, testing, and integrating embedded software for our state-of-the-art UAV systems. A startup mindset, a love for research, and a keen attitude for customer success and entrepreneurship are strong pluses.

  • Develop and Maintain Software: Design and implement embedded software for UAV systems using Python, C++, and MATLAB/Simulink, ensuring robust and efficient code.
  • Integrate Open-Source Autopilot Software: Customize and optimize open-source autopilot platforms like ArduPilot and PX4 to meet specific project requirements.
  • Collaborate Across Teams: Work closely with hardware engineers, system architects, and other software developers to integrate software components seamlessly into UAV systems.
  • Conduct Testing and Debugging: Perform rigorous testing, troubleshooting, and debugging to identify and resolve software issues, ensuring high reliability and performance.
  • Participate in Design Reviews: Contribute to system architecture design, participate in peer reviews, and provide feedback to improve software quality and functionality.
  • Documentation and Compliance: Create detailed technical documentation and ensure software development processes comply with industry standards and regulations.


  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field.
  • Technical Expertise: Extensive experience in embedded software development with strong proficiency in Python, C++, and MATLAB/Simulink.
  • Autopilot Software Knowledge: In-depth understanding and practical experience with open-source autopilot software (e.g., ArduPilot, PX4), including customization and optimization.
  • Real-Time Systems: Experience with real-time operating systems (RTOS) and hardware-software integration.
  • UAV and Aerospace Industry: Familiarity with UAV systems, aerospace industry standards, and relevant regulations.
  • Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team.
  • Communication and Documentation: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to create clear technical documentation.
  • Startup Mindset: Enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced, innovative startup environment.
  • Love for Research: A passion for exploring new technologies and continuously improving products.
  • Customer Success Attitude: A strong focus on delivering high-quality solutions that meet customer needs.
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: An innovative and proactive approach to problem-solving and project development.

What We Offer:

How to Apply:

– Competitive salary and benefits package.
– Opportunity to work on cutting-edge aerospace technologies.
– Dynamic and innovative work environment.
– Professional development and career growth opportunities.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter outlining their qualifications and experience to [joinus@aurynaero.com]

Auryn Aero is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


At AURYN, you immediately become part of a dynamic and evolving organization where your work truly matters.

From research scientists, to software engineers, to business operations positions, our people come from a variety of backgrounds and are given opportunities daily for creative input, autonomy, mentorship and cross-team collaboration.

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