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Come grow with us



A family member of Tern Systems who plays a crucial role in the company

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?

We hire people and their skills


Our Company

If you don't see a current position vacancy that suits you right now, we encourage you to send in a general application. Get in touch!

Apply to our specialist positions:

  • Software Engineering

  • Quality Assurance

  • Customer Service

  • Business Development

Our People

We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive company with over one third of our staff hailing from outside Iceland, an outstanding 16 nationalities in total. Our homegrown and foreign talent work closely with Air Traffic Navigation industry experts to create solutions far beyond our borders.

Although we share a singular mission in our company, our talents outside the office are diverse from hiking and rock bands to baking and cycling, to name a few.



Time flies. We have been creating and maintaining Air Traffic Control systems for over 20 years! Our solutions cover airspace in the North Atlantic and in the Far East to help millions of travellers reach their destinations safely each year.


Our location in the middle of the Atlantic gives us a strategic edge in understanding air traffic in the largest air space, and ability to design efficient systems connecting continents.


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

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!


Why work with us?

  • 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

The Recruitment Process

From time of advertisement of a position, the hiring process takes 4-8 weeks. All applications for job openings are answered when the position has been filled. All general applications are reviewed and applicants will be contacted should a suitable position be available.

Here's what to expect in the process:

  1. Find a role you're interested in

  2. Hand in CV and cover letter and we confirm submission

  3. Initial interview with hiring manager

  4. Secondary interview with relevant team

  5. Offer of employment

  6. Onboarding begins!​

Personal Data Policy

We store applications for 6 months in accordance with the Public Archives Act and treated confidential.


Guðný Árnadóttir

Software Engineer

"The company culture is fantastic and can't get enough of my colleagues!"

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