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Careers

'People First: We believe in the value of people. We are committed to long-term relationships with our Customers, suppliers and employees. We recruit, motivate and retain only the best and we will only work with those suppliers which meet the same high standards.'

Core Values, UAV Navigation

Careers

UAV Navigation is a dedicated team of aviation enthusiasts and innovators - always looking for ways to do things smarter and better. We love what we do, celebrating our successes and supporting each other through the challenges that the UAV industry provides.

UAV Navigation recruits only the best. If you think you have what it takes to work with us, then please apply for the position advertised below that suits your profile using the link provided.

 

Pre-Sales & Support Engineer

Brief Description

The Pre-Sales & Support Engineer is the first point of contact for technical enquiries coming into the Company. Working closely with other members of the company, he/she is an essential part of the customer cycle: marketing, lead generation (incl preparation of technical proposals), sales and after-sales support. Most of the work is conducted in the office, but an important part of it is done in the field or visiting customers. Success in this position depends upon a profound knowledge of the Company's products and systems as well as being organized and methodical. It is also essential to interact well with the customer and other departments being able to prioritize, apply common sense and tact in sometimes difficult situations.

Immediate Superior

Head of Commercial

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily coordination of technical support enquiries.
  • Assessment of the technical needs of qualified opportunities.
  • Detailed preparation and negotiation of commercial proposals in close relationship with product managers and sales team.
  • Development of relationships with customers.
  • Product testing, documentation maintenance and content update.
  • Collaboration with product marketing activities.
  • Autopilot integration and tuning on customer UAVs.
  • Training customers on use and integration of autopilots.

Qualification Requirements

Education Engineering Degree in Aeronautics, Electronics (or similar).
Technical Qualification
  • Technical, customer-support and/or sales experience (highly desirable).
  • Experience with avionics and/or UAVs (highly desirable).
  • RC Pilot, ULM pilot, PPL or drone pilot (desirable).
IT
  • IT literate (Microsoft Office).
  • Google Suite.
  • CRM tools (Copper etc., desirable).
  • Freshdesk (desirable).
Languages
  • Spanish.
  • English (high level required, written and spoken).
Other Skills
  • Customer-oriented.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • International experience (desirable).
  • Project management skills (desirable).
  • Well organized, methodical.
  • Good interpersonal skills, team member.
Required to Travel YES
Involves Outdoor Work YES

Application

If you are interested in this position, send your CV to our Human Resources Department at hr@uavnavigation.com. Set the job position as a Subject.

 

Quality & Flight Safety Manager

Brief Description

This is an important and broad role, reporting directly to the MD and with the authority to implement a wide range of standards in various areas: Quality, product certification, AESA flight safety and UAV pilot qualification, export control issues and technical documentation.

Immediate Superior

Managing Director

Key Responsibilities

Quality
  • Quality Manager.
  • Quality Management System (QMS), including the Quality Manual (currently available via intranet to employees).
  • Organize, run and report to MD on internal Quality audits, including tracking of actions arising.
  • Organize and collaborate with external auditors for external Quality audits.
  • Advise MD on formulation and tracking of Quality Objectives.
  • Define standards and assist technical departments (esp. Hardware and Software) on Quality Control for suppliers and clients.
  • Quality Control for Production.
Certification
  • In-house expert on relevant standards for certification of UAV components (DO-178C, DO-254 etc).
  • Monitor gap analysis and advise MD on current status with regards to potential for certification (no product currently certified).
  • Internal briefings and training for non-specialists on certification procedures and requirements.
  • Liaison with client, external DOA and other agencies for certification issues.
Flight Safety
  • Main point of contact with AESA and FAA.
  • Assist COO and Flight Control engineers with preparation of Safety Information Bulletins (SIB) and Airworthiness Directives (AD).
  • Monitor all flight testing activity for compliance with current national and European legislation.
  • Monitor and control company UAV Operator qualification, training and currency in accordance with national legislation.
  • Preparation and update of relevant documentation (Operator Manual, Risk Assessments etc.).
Export Control
  • Main point of contact with MINECO 'dual use' office.
  • With CRG (Customer Relationship Group), formulate and control company's export control procedures for all products and services.
  • Generate, track and manage all applications for export licences and/or exemptions.
Technical Documentation
  • With CRG (Customer Relationship Group), preparation and update of technical documentation (all currently online via a Knowledge Base), ensuring compliance with current standards and legislation.

Qualification Requirements

Education University degree, preferably in engineering (i.e. Aerospace Engineering or equivalent).
Technical Qualification
  • ISO 9001 trained and/or relevant experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Spanish RPAS legislation.
  • Knowledge of standards relevant to the professional UAV industry (STANAG, MIL-STD, DO-254, DO-178 etc).
  • Knowledge of EASA Part 21 (Certification Specifications for UAVs) and NPA 2017-05, EASA Opinion 01/2018, including the new Regulation for UAS operations in 'open' and 'specific' categories.
IT
  • Gmail and Gsuite.
  • Microsoft Office.
  • Redmine user.
Languages
  • Spanish (native or bilingual).
  • English (very high level written and spoken required; ability to prepare technical reports in English).
Other Skills
  • Organized, methodical and meticulous.
  • Capable of identifying issues and formulating solutions.
  • Initiative.
  • Team player (but able to implement and enforce strict, and sometimes unpopular, policies if required).
  • Ability to influence highly qualified engineers in order to achieve Quality, Flight Safety and other objectives.
  • Ability to monitor a wide range of activities in all areas of the company, anticipating problems and striving for continuous improvement.
Required to Travel NO
Involves Outdoor Work NO

Application

If you are interested in this position, send your CV to our Human Resources Department at hr@uavnavigation.com. Set the job position as a Subject.

 

Interns
 

UAV Navigation offers internships in the following areas:

  • Aerospace engineering, particularly related to aircraft control theory, state estimation and flight control.
  • Software engineering, programming and embedded systems.
  • Hardware and electronic engineering, including design of embedded electronic systems.
  • Marketing.
Internships provide a great opportunity to gain real-world experience in the aeronautical field. Our interns work side by side with experienced professionals on real projects with tangible results.
 
UAV Navigation has accepted interns from a wide range of universities in the past. If you are interested in an internship please do not contact us direct (it won't work). Please contact the appropriate department at your university; they will know how to initiate the process for your internship with UAV Navigation. Some examples include:
 
Centro de Orientación e Información de Empleo (COIE)
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
 
Oficina de Prácticas y Empleo
Universidad Pontificia de Comillas
 
Oficina de Prácticas
Escuela Politécnica Superior
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
 
Unidad de Prácticas Externas
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos