Location: Ebikon, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Job ID: 65515 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernize the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


Join us as a

Lead Cloud Software Architect (m/f/d) 80 - 100%


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

Our PORT ecosystem is a key element of Schindler’s ambition to be the leading provider of seamless indoor mobility solutions. As Lead Cloud Software Architect you will interface between various internal stakeholders as well as internal and external development teams.


Your key challenges will include:

  • Drive and ensure future-proven software architecture for the on-premise and cloud components of the PORT ecosystem

  • Identify architecturally significant requirements and shape architecture vision and technology roadmap

  • Develop a set of private and public APIs

  • Interact with product owners and development teams in terms of software architectural decisions (cloud, mobile app, embedded software, network communication)

  • Coach Technical Competence Center & Integrators on effective usage of provided APIs


We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are a self-directed, self-organized, highly responsible, and reliable team player. Your strong analytical and conceptual thinking pair your open mind for new technologies and innovative ideas. You are well-versed in collaborating in an international, distributed, fast-paced environment with changing priorities


Further requirements include:


  • Master’s degree in computer science and/or software development

  • Excellent system and software architecture design skills and evaluation of on-premise and cloud solutions

  • Excellent knowledge of cloud-based infrastructures and technologies (e.g., Microsoft Azure) with strong software engineering capabilities for .NET & Python / Knowledge of HTML/CSS; JavaScript is a plus

  • Expertise with API management solutions and in building API development kits

  • Experience with authentication protocols such as OAuth and public-key cryptography

  • Knowledge of docker container orchestration

  • Quick learner, open-minded for new technologies and a generator of innovative ideas

  • Ability to work with multicultural and multidisciplinary teams


We Elevate... You

You will get immediate access to a variety of benefits by working for a TOP employer:

  • We offer a position in a future-oriented industry with a diverse product range as well as attractive and performance-related remuneration

  • You will work at our state-of-the-art Schindler Campus in Ebikon

  • Development opportunities: You will start with a job-specific onboarding program and will be supported by us through technical and soft skills development programs

  • Work-life balance: We support you in managing your professional and personal life through flexible working hours

  • Health: Your health is important to us. You will benefit from a variety of health programs, including discount with fitness centres and in-house sporting events

  • Corporate benefits: You will have the opportunity to benefit from attractive employee discounts

  • Diversity: We promote and foster a culture of diversity


Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organization where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Please send us your complete application documents (CV, Reference Letters and University Diplomas). If you have any questions, please contact Florina-Ana-Maria Vintila on +40723219915.



At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health or disability.



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