GIS/Map Software Developer.


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Feb 27

Skyryse wants to allow anyone, to fly anywhere, in any aircraft, safely and as a highly experienced pilot would. Powered by the Skyryse operating system, we automate flight controls and management to achieve unmatched safety and eliminate opportunities for human error in all flight stages, and in emergency situations. We want to make flying as ubiquitous as the road and as safe as the elevator.

 Why this role is mission critical: 

As a Display Software Engineer, you will work with an interdisciplinary team to develop the next generation of human machine interfaces that Skyryse will offer as part of its FlightOS system. You will work closely with other software engineers to develop the Primary Function Display, Multi-Function Display and various Maps to increase the pilot’s situational awareness and to facilitate a safe flight. Your work will conform to strict standards for human factors and flight safety, while also offering an entirely new vision for a pilot interface. You will help redefine the experience of flight, making it simpler and more accessible for the next generation of aviators. 

Key Objectives:

  • Experience in GIS Application development
  • Experience with map rasterization and georeferencing
  • Developing efficient code for visualization of the GIS data and environmental data
  • Working with the Product Design team to flow down requirements and provide full traceability
  • Collaborate with the Database team to define data formats and APIs for efficient access to the map data
  • Test and integrate the HMI application on the target embedded platform
  • Comprehensive testing strategy and generate evidence of full test coverage 

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in graphics rendering and development.
  • Experience in developing navigational maps.
  • Experience with OpenGL.
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask in a flexible, fast paced, and challenging technical environment


  • Demonstrated aeronautical knowledge: an understanding of aeronautical navigation, procedures, data, and charts
  • Understanding of agile environment software implementation

We also have great benefits:

  • Flexible vacation
  • Competitive salary
  • Valuable stock option plan
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • A company with a huge vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious and fun to work-with colleagues determined to change the world

Skyryse is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Principals only, please. NO AGENCY CANDIDATES WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please apply directly to Skyryse.

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