About Us

At skyTran, we are an ambitious team who hates traffic. We are building a breakthrough magnetic levitation transportation technology to reduce commute times by 4x. Our mission is to build mobility that delights riders, connects communities and develops beautiful and livable cities.  


  • Health/dental/vision (90% coverage for employees, 80% for dependents) 
  • Industry competitive compensation and stock option plan 
  • Unlimited time off and sick days 
  • Relocation assistance provided if applicable 
  • Subsidized Lunch Program 
  • 401K 
  • Performance management program and career development support 
  • Generous holiday schedule 
  • Rest Days and Mental Health Days 


You will be part of the team whose firmware will power the next generation of exciting new transportation vehicles.   

The ideal candidate is a team player with experience as a firmware engineer that has developed and deployed embedded systems.  You will ensure engineering excellence and timely execution toward product outcomes. 

Job description 

  • Write code, unit tests and contribute to firmware team milestones 
  • Write clean, simple, well-tested code that is easy to understand and maintain 
  • Review code written by other developers both in and outside of your team 
  • You have experience in automated testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery 
  • You are comfortable working with git, GitHub and related Development tools  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent, Master’s Degree is preferred 
  • At least 10 years of experience in firmware development 
  • A passion for technology and firmware development 
  • Proven in-depth experience in real-time operating systems  
  • A team player with experience as a firmware engineer that has developed and deployed embedded systems.   
  • Proficient in low-level and high-level embedded programming (C/C++) 
  • Experience in bare metal development for microcontrollers and microprocessors 
  • Experience with CAN, SPI, and Ethernet protocols 
  • Ability to follow circuit schematics and PCB layout drawings 
  • Experience with the agile development process (Jira, CI/CD) 
  • High standards for code quality, maintainability, and performance 
  • Basic understanding of electronics and ability to read electronic circuit diagrams 
  • Good analytical skills and testing experience 
  • Experience in hardware design a plus 
  • Experience designing fault-tolerant safety systems in accordance with industry standard specifications (e.g., IEC61508, ISO26262) a plus 

Why skyTran

We are a tight-nit and ambitious team - our motto is "One Team, One Ride". Everyone is valued for their contributions and has a responsibility to both challenge and support the team. We overcome challenges and enjoy victories together.

Inclusion is a core part of skyTran’s vision, and valuing all voices is a key company value. skyTran is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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