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Dedicated to transforming the future of Air Traffic Management, today


Our priority is to move passengers, cargo, and pilots safely and efficiently through the skies. That is why we design our systems to commit to the highest standards. We take pride in the fact that our solutions are trusted by customers all around the world

We are...


We deliver user centric solutions. Our not-so-secret model is that we listen and adapt to our customers' needs. By combining their knowledge with our innovative problem solving we stay agile, constantly innovate, and challenge the status quo of Air Traffic Control industry


The best ideas come from a place of trust and respect. Our aim is to form great partnerships, both with customers and internally among colleagues. That is why we share our knowledge and listen to different viewpoints



We are striving to be the leader in innovative ATM software solutions across the globe with customisable solutions, no matter the challenge.


Gone are the ready-to-go systems and in comes agile and dynamic solutions for safe air travel in the constantly evolving world of aviation. We aren't here to reinvent airspace, but we are here to advance the way safety takes to the skies.

We take ATM software solutions to new heights with innovative design and future-focused approaches that strengthen the user experience and prioritise safety.  Our products provide customisable features so that they can adapt and integrate perfectly to each ANSP partner's requirements.

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Our History

  • Our company was founded in 2002

  • Our headquarters are in Reykjavík, Iceland, but we also have an office in Budapest, Hungary as well as contractors around the globe

  • We're a team of just over 70 employees and one third are of foreign origin, representing a total 16 nationalities!

Our Leadership

Magnús Már Þórðarson

Magnús Már Þórðarson


P: +354 698 8636

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Silja Rún Guðmundsdóttir

Silja Rún Guðmundsdóttir
Business Development Director


P: +354 692 0089

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Birgir Már Þorgeirsson
Product Development Director

P: +354 844 0696

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Sigurjón Páll Kolbeins
Customer Success Director



P: +354 849 2131

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Tómas Davíð Þorsteinsson
Administration Director


P: +354 692 5163

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Ute Schiffel
System Manager


P: +354 694 2385

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Our Partners

  • International and multicultural environment

  • Culture that fosters personal and professional growth

  • Regular social events and activities

  • Family-friendly work environment - humans and fluffy friends

  • Flexible work hours and home office support

  • Home internet and mobile package

  • On-site canteen

  • Annual sports grant

  • Optional transportation grant


Did you know: Many current staff at Tern Systems started their careers through our Summer Internship scheme?


We have our origins in the University of Iceland and maintain a close relationship with the community. You'll find us front and centre at Framadagar, an annual event at the university where students and leading Icelandic company representatives mingle and network. We hope to see you there!


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Interested in working with us?

We are looking for collaborators with great talents and a passion for solving meaningful problems to join us in building a whole new generation of Air Traffic Control systems. Do you have what it takes?

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