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Location: Ebikon, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Job ID: 43510 

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 Software Engineer - Diagnostics & Maintenance Tools


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities


We are looking for a passionate out-of-the-box thinking software engineer who wants to create the next generation of diagnostics and maintenance tools for elevators on mobile and PC as well as building management integration products and other elevator surrounding features. Main tasks may include:


  • Define software architecture principles and support on strategy for migrating existing globally rolled out applications and digital products towards new technologies and architectures
  • Design, develop, and maintain applications, digital products and APIs for elevator control systems used on a wide scale within Schindler but also by end customers
  • Investigate commercial and open source software and technology frameworks for their applicability and integrate them
  • Collaborate with internal and external software teams and provide support when required
  • Work with Product Management and different stakeholders to define and align vision and requirements
  • 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
  • Investigate field issues/customer problems and ensure rapid problem solving
  • Ensure quality of implemented functionality by performing code reviews as well as manual and automated unit and integration tests

We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are a self-directed, self-organized, highly responsible and reliable team player with strong analytic skills. You are a quick learner, open minded for new technologies and a generator of innovative ideas. Further qualifications may include:


  • Degree in computer science and/or software development
  • More than 8 years of experience in software engineering with excellent system and software architecture design skills
  • Strong software engineering capabilities (C# / .NET standard, WPF, modern software development tools (e.g., JIRA and Git) and Agile development practices, Python, HTML/CSS/JS, Java knowledge is a plus
  • Good understanding of technology landscape and trends in embedded systems, edge computing, mobile application, cloud service, and IoT
  • Knowledge of secure software development practices and principles
  • Experience with test automation and unit testing frameworks

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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