People

Investing in People

We provide clear objectives, a positive work environment, fair compensation and work-life balance. We have fun, promote teamwork and support each other. We value and empower each employee.

Why Work at FLYHT

9/80 work week

We work 80 hours over 9 days with every other Friday off, allowing employees more weekend time with their families and to enjoy hobbies, social activities, or simple relaxation.

Flexible schedule with core hours

Core hours to ensure that you can work around your schedule – whether it’s 8am daycare drop offs or you’re super productive in the morning

Great Place to Work Initiative

Active focus on making improvements – such as implementing a Career Development Program, or instituting a fully funded and active Social Committee

Comprehensive benefits package

The standards – health, dental, short term and long-term disability, life insurance – as well as a retirement savings matching program, Personal Time Off, and 120 paid vacation hours

I feel heard and part of an integral team. It’s a great place to try new things and everyone is always open to new ideas.
- Megan Smith

I continue to foster personal relationships with my coworkers and customers that reach far beyond the office environment.
- Derek Taylor

I truly enjoy going in to work every day – the work is fulfilling and challenging, the people are genuine and supportive.
- Tina Boudreau

I continue to foster personal relationships with my coworkers and customers that reach far beyond the office environment.
- Derek Taylor

I truly enjoy going in to work every day – the work is fulfilling and challenging, the people are genuine and supportive.
- Tina Boudreau

FLYHT’S HQ; part of Calgary’s thriving aviation industry

Current Openings

  • Embedded Software Developer
  • Location Calgary, AB

The FLYHT Aircraft Systems team is looking to expand and add an Embedded Software Developer to our team.

The successful candidates will embody our core values:

  • We Are Tenacious
  • We Are Inclusive
  • We Grow Together
  • We Are Innovative
  • We Are Always Learning & Experimenting

We love using technology to implement creative solutions that meet our customers’ needs. We believe all of us have a leadership role to play. We self manage at the department, team, and individual levels. We are customer driven and take our stakeholder input seriously.

We think aviation, aircraft and related operations are fun, challenging and interesting. Previous experience in this area is awesome but isn’t required (it’s contagious once you get here). You have appropriate technical training and previous work experience (although you may have recently transitioned into software development). You have worked in an Agile (Scrum) environment, or you are excited to try it for the first time.

If you buy into the above, please apply.

FLYHT has recently moved into a newly renovated space encompassing an amazing 360° view of the city, Nose Hill park and the Rocky Mountains. If you like awesome coffee, free and assigned parking, height adjustable workstations, and eating your lunch while looking at the mountains, keep reading and hit apply!

Who is FLYHT?

We are Pioneers — FLYHT has been working with some of the best known Airlines for over 20+ years. We are pioneers in Satellite Communications and Aviation Data Transfer & Delivery. We have a proven track record in Operational Efficiency, Communications, Data Management and Safety.

Spearheading innovation — Actionable Intelligence is driving instructions to people, machines, and processes to improve profit potential. It allows all assets & systems to apply derived rules to change an action to save time, money, or resources. In addition, it will facilitate learning in order to define better ways to accomplish all tasks.

How we do it — We mitigate the risks involved through our Technology Partner Program by implementing an Agile Design Process with highly-knowledgeable engineers and support staff dedicated to creating custom aerospace solutions.

What we offer

9/80 work week — We work 80 hours over 9 days with every other Friday off, allowing employees more weekend time with their families and to enjoy hobbies, social activities, or simple relaxation.

Great Place to Work Initiative — Active focus on making improvements, such as implementing a Career Development Program, or instituting a fully funded and active Social Committee.

Flexible schedule with core hours — Core hours to ensure that you can work around your schedule – whether it is 8am daycare drop offs or you’re super productive in the morning.

Comprehensive benefits package — Health, dental, short term and long-term disability, life insurance – as well as a retirement savings matching program, Personal Time Off, and 120 paid vacation hours.

We’re looking for (not all required)

  • Extensive coding experience is required. Mainly in C and Python but knowledge of C++/Java/Java Script/Bash Scripting/Visual Basic and others are considered an asset. We apply the best tool for the job
  • Experience with Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Yocto and OpenWRT
  • Support of Linux and RTOS BSPs
  • Development of unit tests and system testing software tools using simulated or real hardware
  • Terraform, GIT, CI/CD
  • Good knowledge and understanding of different development methodologies, practices and tools such as code repositories, testing frameworks, release practices, continuous integration, and automated build servers
  • Successful track record of implementing embedded software products

Assets (not required but would be looked at as differentiators)

  • Knowledge of aeronautic industry
  • Knowledge of avionic software development guidelines (DO-178, DO-278)
  • Experience with satellite-based communication protocols
  • Experience with cellular and/or Bluetooth based communication products.
  • Experience in test automation and automated code coverage analysis
  • Knowledge of and experience with common aircraft data buses such as ARINC 717 and ARINC 429
  • Experience simulating connected devices and systems
  • Internet of Things (IoT) experience: interfacing with sensors and moving that data into the cloud (AWS IOT Greengrass experience is especially an asset)
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification
  • Remote system management (firmware management)
  • Experience building Lambda functions

Experience: 5+ years preferred but if you feel like you’re the right fit, please apply.

All resumes will be retained for the duration of the recruit only; all resumes will be destroyed immediately following candidate selection. Personal information is reviewed by senior managers only, kept in strict confidence and used only for the purposes of scheduling interviews. By forwarding your resume and/or application for the position, you signify your understanding and acceptance of these terms. 

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  • Project Technologist – Systems
  • Location Calgary, AB

The FLYHT Aircraft Certification Engineering (ACE) team is looking to add a Project Technologist to our team providing engineering services for the integration of aeronautical products into various aircraft types. You will have the opportunity to work on designs and substantiations, prepare engineering data including reports and drawings, conduct airworthiness testing, and provide technical liaison both at home and abroad.  You will also be working closely with the R&D and Quality Assurance departments in the design, testing and roll out of our products.

Successful candidates will embody our core values:

  • We Are Tenacious
  • We Are Inclusive
  • We Grow Together
  • We Are Innovative
  • We Are Always Learning & Experimenting

We believe all of us have a leadership role to play. We self manage at the department, team, and individual levels. We think aviation, aircraft and related operations are fun, challenging, and interesting. Previous experience in this area is awesome but isn’t required (it’s contagious once you get here) if you have appropriate technical training and previous work experience.

If you buy into the above, please apply.

FLYHT has recently moved into a newly renovated space encompassing an amazing 360° view of the city, Nose Hill park and the Rocky Mountains. If you like awesome coffee, free and assigned parking, height adjustable workstations, and eating your lunch while looking at the mountains, keep reading and hit apply!

Who is FLYHT?

We are Pioneers — FLYHT has been working with some of the best-known Airlines for over 20+ years. We are pioneers in Satellite Communications and Aviation Data Transfer & Delivery. We have a proven track record in Operational Efficiency, Communications, Data Management and Safety.

Spearheading innovation — Actionable Intelligence is driving instructions to people, machines, and processes to improve profit potential. It allows all assets & systems to apply derived rules to change an action to save time, money, or resources. In addition, it will facilitate learning in order to define better ways to accomplish all tasks.

How we do it — We mitigate the risks involved through our Technology Partner Program by implementing an Agile Design Process with highly-knowledgeable engineers and support staff dedicated to creating custom aerospace solutions.

What we offer

9/80 work week — We work 80 hours over 9 days with every other Friday off, allowing employees more weekend time with their families and to enjoy hobbies, social activities, or simple relaxation.

Great Place to Work Initiative — Active focus on making improvements, such as implementing a Career Development Program, or instituting a fully funded and active Social Committee.

Flexible schedule with core hours — Core hours to ensure that you can work around your schedule – whether it is 8am daycare drop offs or you’re super productive in the morning.

Comprehensive benefits package — Health, dental, short term and long-term disability, life insurance – as well as a retirement savings matching program, Personal Time Off, and 120 paid vacation hours.

We’re looking for (not all required)

  • Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary diploma, preferably in a related field (e.g. Avionics, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Aircraft Maintenance Engineering)
  • 3 to 5 years avionics related design experience
  • Proficient with SolidWorks, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with communication, navigation, audio systems, flight management systems, aircraft electronic flight bags, etc.
  • Knowledge of Transport Canada, FAA and EASA regulations
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid passport (travel required)

Assets (not required but would be looked at as differentiators)

  • Experience with FAR 25 or equivalent regulations
  • Systems integration experience (FMS, Audio, etc.) on fixed wing aircraft
  • Experience on commercial aircraft
  • Experience with design change certification

What you’ll be doing (condensed)

  • Creating and checking engineering documents and technical drawings. Specifically wiring diagrams, wire routing diagrams, cable harness assemblies, installation drawings, electrical load analyses, systems substantiation reports, weight & balance amendments, installation instructions, flight manual supplements and instructions for continued airworthiness
  • Performing troubleshooting of problems and devising solutions
  • Advising, liaising, collaborating and coordinating with and between all internal and external stakeholders including delegates, airworthiness authorities, and auditors.
  • Providing customer and installation support both on-site and remote

All resumes will be retained for the duration of the recruit only; all resumes will be destroyed immediately following candidate selection. Personal information is reviewed by senior managers only, kept in strict confidence and used only for the purposes of scheduling interviews. By forwarding your resume and/or application for the position, you signify your understanding and acceptance of these terms. 

Apply
  • Project Engineer – Systems
  • Location Calgary, AB

The FLYHT Aircraft Certification Engineering (ACE) team is looking to add a Project Engineer to our team providing engineering services for the integration of aeronautical products into various aircraft types. You will have the opportunity to work on designs and substantiations, prepare engineering data including reports and drawings, conduct airworthiness testing, and provide technical liaison both at home and abroad.  You will also be working closely with the R&D and Quality Assurance departments in the design, testing and roll out of our products.

Successful candidates will embody our core values:

  • We Are Tenacious
  • We Are Inclusive
  • We Grow Together
  • We Are Innovative
  • We Are Always Learning & Experimenting

We believe all of us have a leadership role to play. We self manage at the department, team, and individual levels. We think aviation, aircraft and related operations are fun, challenging, and interesting. Previous experience in this area is awesome but isn’t required (it’s contagious once you get here) if you have appropriate technical training and previous work experience.

If you buy into the above, please apply.

FLYHT has recently moved into a newly renovated space encompassing an amazing 360° view of the city, Nose Hill park and the Rocky Mountains. If you like awesome coffee, free and assigned parking, height adjustable workstations, and eating your lunch while looking at the mountains, keep reading and hit apply!

Who is FLYHT?

We are Pioneers — FLYHT has been working with some of the best-known Airlines for over 20+ years. We are pioneers in Satellite Communications and Aviation Data Transfer & Delivery. We have a proven track record in Operational Efficiency, Communications, Data Management and Safety.

Spearheading innovation — Actionable Intelligence is driving instructions to people, machines, and processes to improve profit potential. It allows all assets & systems to apply derived rules to change an action to save time, money, or resources. In addition, it will facilitate learning in order to define better ways to accomplish all tasks.

How we do it — We mitigate the risks involved through our Technology Partner Program by implementing an Agile Design Process with highly-knowledgeable engineers and support staff dedicated to creating custom aerospace solutions.

What we offer

9/80 work week — We work 80 hours over 9 days with every other Friday off, allowing employees more weekend time with their families and to enjoy hobbies, social activities, or simple relaxation.

Great Place to Work Initiative — Active focus on making improvements, such as implementing a Career Development Program, or instituting a fully funded and active Social Committee.

Flexible schedule with core hours — Core hours to ensure that you can work around your schedule – whether it is 8am daycare drop offs or you’re super productive in the morning.

Comprehensive benefits package — Health, dental, short term and long-term disability, life insurance – as well as a retirement savings matching program, Personal Time Off, and 120 paid vacation hours.

We’re looking for (not all required)

  • Bachelor’s degree or post-secondary diploma, preferably in a related field (e.g. Avionics, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Aircraft Maintenance Engineering)
  • 3 to 5 years avionics related design experience
  • Proficient with SolidWorks, AutoCAD and Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with communication, navigation, audio systems, flight management systems, aircraft electronic flight bags, etc.
  • Knowledge of Transport Canada, FAA and EASA regulations
  • Must possess, or be able to obtain, a valid passport (travel required)

Assets (not required but would be looked at as differentiators)

  • Experience with FAR 25 or equivalent regulations
  • Systems integration experience (FMS, Audio, etc.) on fixed wing aircraft
  • Experience on commercial aircraft
  • Experience with design change certification

What you’ll be doing (condensed)

  • Creating and checking engineering documents and technical drawings. Specifically wiring diagrams, wire routing diagrams, cable harness assemblies, installation drawings, electrical load analyses, systems substantiation reports, weight & balance amendments, installation instructions, flight manual supplements and instructions for continued airworthiness
  • Performing troubleshooting of problems and devising solutions
  • Advising, liaising, collaborating and coordinating with and between all internal and external stakeholders including delegates, airworthiness authorities, and auditors.
  • Providing customer and installation support both on-site and remote

All resumes will be retained for the duration of the recruit only; all resumes will be destroyed immediately following candidate selection. Personal information is reviewed by senior managers only, kept in strict confidence and used only for the purposes of scheduling interviews. By forwarding your resume and/or application for the position, you signify your understanding and acceptance of these terms. 

Apply