Location: Locarno, Ticino, Switzerland 
Job ID: 74969 

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

Test Automation Software Engineer (m/f/d) 80-100%


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

In this role, you ensure and further improve quality of passenger related products and components of elevator systems by driving implementation of software test automation and contemporary quality assurance as part of an international, globally distributed software engineering team.


Main tasks include:

  • Driving implementation and continued improvement of automated tests for passenger related UI products and components.

  • Defining scope and content of test campaigns, track progress, and take corrective actions.

  • Defining and enforcing the future strategy for the test automation framework together with software engineers, including needed simulation environment

  • Creating and maintain test scripts, specifications, and configurations

  • Collaborate with team colleagues locally and remotely, for example design new automated tests and perform reviews

  • Working in a global team and drive team work and know-how exchange


We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are a self-organized and highly responsible team player with strong analytic skills. Your familiarity in containerization strategy as well as your openness for new technologies are paired with your innovative thinking.


Further requirements may include:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or similar

  • Proven experience in testing and quality assurance of software-intensive products, test automation trainings or certifications are an advantage

  • Understanding of Linux at the platform level is required, including shell scripting, basic networking.

  • Knowledge of using testing tools for embedded Linux systems and web applications, including Puppeteer or Selenium and Node.js

  • Experience with REST or other web APIs and working knowledge in Docker/kubernetes

  • Used to collaborate in an international, distributed environment with changing priorities, elevator system knowledge is preferable

  • Proficient level of English, additional language skills are a plus


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

  • 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

  • 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).



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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