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Location: Ebikon, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Job ID: 55723 

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

Principal Embedded Software Engineer - Control System m/f/d (80 - 100 %)


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

You play a key part in fulfilling Schindler’s aspiration to build the Next Gen Elevator Control System, a digital ecosystem powering future elevator systems and surrounding cloud-enabled applications. You help us to design, develop and maintain embedded software for elevator control systems as part of an international, globally distributed software engineering team. Main tasks include:


  • Specification, design, implementation, and verification of embedded software for next-generation elevator control system using modern design principles
  • Work with different stakeholders and product owners to define and align technical requirements
  • Contribute to design and evolution of software architecture for next-generation elevator operating system
  • Investigate commercial and open source software and technology frameworks for their applicability and integrate them
  • Contribute to the definition of sprint plans and development roadmaps
  • Provide technical leadership, guidance, and assistance to software engineers in implementation of established architectures and designs
  • Maintenance, extension, and refactoring of software components
  • Investigation of defects reported by testing or customers and structured problem solving
  • Collaboration with team colleagues locally and remotely (Switzerland, Italy) for reviews and design alignments
  • Ensure software quality by close collaboration with requirements and test engineers as well as implementing automated tests

We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are a self-directed and self-organized, highly responsible and reliable team player with good analytics skills and with an open mind for new
technologies. You are used to collaborate in an international, distributed environment with changing priorities. Further requirements may include:


  • Degree in computer science, electronics and/or software development
  • Preferrably experienced in closed loop motion control, real-time systems and embedded Linux
  • Proficient in software architecture and design
  • Object-oriented programming in C++, familiarity with C, unit testing, and scripting
  • Used to work with software development tools such as Git and JIRA
  • Knowledge of design and analysis of real-time systems and embedded Linux of advantage
  • Knowledge of development practices and principles for safety-critical software

We Elevate... You


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. Send us your application. For questions please don't hesitate to contact Christian Gerber, (+41) 414453122




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