Testing Program Assistant

Aug 21, 2017

Testing Program Assistant


As a testing assistant for the remote testing office of a rapidly growing UAS start-up, you’ll have a large impact on the future of the drone industry by assisting with preparations and execution of important UAS test flights. Working for Iris Automation is a rewarding experience where you will have the opportunity to be part of a significant step forward in developing our business and accessing new US markets.

This is a part-time (20 hr/week), hourly position at $12.50 per hour.

How You'll Make an Impact

  • Assist in conducting multiple weekly UAS tests, while adhering to test plans and safety guidelines
  • Assist with test data organization and classification
  • Contribute to the development of a healthy and productive office culture
  • Other duties as required

Useful Skills

Proficient (hands-on experience) in at least two of the following subjects:

  • A team player, capable of following instructions and exercising safe work practices
  • Strong written and oral communication ability
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office and Google Drive technology suites
  • Ability to lift 50lbs comfortably
  • Excited to work in a fast paced, collaborative, small team environment


Considered a plus:

  • UAS mechanical ability
  • Full US drivers licence and access to a vehicle
  • Part 107 Small UAS certification
  • Private pilot license and/or access to small manned aircraft
  • Basic understanding of C++ computer programming