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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 (m/f/d)


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

We are looking for a passionate out-of-the-box thinking engineer who wants to create the next generation of embedded IoT gateways that enable advanced remote monitoring, facilitate building integration and pave the way for groundbreaking new passenger user experience.

Main tasks may include:


  • Define software architectures that bridge the gap between existing installations and latest IoT requirements
  • 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
  • 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 application engineering / solution architecture
  • Excellent system and software architecture design skills
  • Strong software engineering capabilities (embedded Linux, C/C++, Python, C#/.NET, Azure IoT, MQTT, Zero MQ, JIRA, Git, agile development practices)

  • Good understanding of the technology landscape and trends in embedded systems, edge computing, mobile applications, cloud services, and IoT
  • Knowledge of secure software development practices and principles
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, self-directed, analytical and integrative thinking
  • Experience with test automation and unit testing frameworks
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus

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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