Growing with Aerotenna

Aerotenna, based in Lawrence, Kansas, offers exciting new directions for capable and qualified engineers to explore microwave sensing devices and solutions for the flying community. This is an excellent opportunity to develop state-of-the-art technology for an innovative startup with infinite potential. We take care of our team by offering health benefits and perks, including membership to a health club, to full-time employees.

Aerotenna is growing. Come grow your career with us.


Part-time/Intern Position:

Embedded System Intern:

Aerotenna is looking for an intern with experience in embedded system design, coding and debugging. Please send your resume (with GPA) and application letter to hr(at) to apply.

Software Development Intern:

Aerotenna is looking for an intern with experience in Linux system, software coding and debugging. Please send your resume (with GPA) and application letter to hr(at) to apply.

Full-Time Position

FPGA Firmware Engineer

Job Description: Firmware Engineer
Aerotenna seeks a qualified engineer to create, develop, and maintain firmware for our μ-product line out of our offices in Lawrence, KS. Responsibilities for this position include:

  • Develop FPGA firmware using Verilog/VHDL with a strong emphasis on DSP (Digital Signal Processing) and cost-effective implementations
  • Create and maintain comprehensive test bench modules to ensure a high degree of code coverage and proper functionality of firmware modules
  • Use efficient lab techniques (e.g. Signal Tap, Chip Scope, custom scripting) to integrate modules and troubleshoot problems
  • Work in close collaboration with firmware, hardware, and software engineers throughout the integration process to ensure that FPGA designs are correctly implemented

Experience and skills required:

  • 3+ years of experience with volume-production quality FPGA designs where optimization for area and speed
  • Strong mathematical analysis and modeling skills in fixed point DSP algorithms
  • Experience with RF and Analog Hardware
  • Experience with embedded Linux platforms
  • Knowledge of IP networking protocols
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

Education requirements:

  • Minimum of a Masters in Science in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D preferred


Flight Controls Engineer

Aerotenna’s Flight Controls team is looking for a talented, multifaceted engineer who likes to get their hands dirty. Job responsibilities include:

  • Modeling and simulation of new airframes
  • Development, implementation, and flight test of new control algorithms
  • Flight test new sensors developed by Aerotenna
  • Will require attainment of a Remote Pilot Certificate (not required for application, but prior experience flying multirotors or fixed wing aircraft is a plus)

Minimum Required Skills:

  • Modeling and simulation of dynamic systems
  • Knowledge of classical and modern control theory
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired (though not necessarily required) Experience/Skills:

  • Experience with one or more of the following: C/C++, Python, ROS, MATLAB, Linux
  • Unmanned/autonomous systems development and test experience
  • Software development in Ardupilot and/or PX4

Education Requirements:

  • Minimum of BS in Aerospace/Aeronautical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering; MS or PhD is a major plus, though not required.

Sales/Customer Specialist

Job Description: Sales and Customer Specialist

Interact with customers and technical team to provide outstanding internal and external customer service.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reply customer’s inquiry, route work to engineer team if necessary.
  • Process paperwork associated with product sales.
  • Shipping in and out.
  • Assist with merchandising as directed.


  • Applicable undergraduate degree from an accredited(4) year University.
  • Background or degrees in engineering a plus.
  • Perform multiple duties in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills and attention to detail.

How to apply:

Interested in joining Aerotenna? Please send your resume and application letter to hr(at) to apply.