Location: Milan, Milano e Lombardia, Italy 
Job ID: 74891 

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

Corporate R&D Software Test Leader (m/f/d)


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

In this role, you will be part of our Milan Software Development Hub, an agile team that develops modern software tools to help shape the next-generation elevator’s software to meet high quality and safety standards for Schindler’s products.


As Corporate R&D Software Test Leader you ensure and improve the quality of elevator control systems by driving, planning, and orchestrating the implementation of software test automation and quality assurance as part of an internationally, globally distributed software engineering team.


Some of your exciting challenges include:

  • Defining scope, content, and future strategies of test campaigns, tracking their progress and taking corrective actions as well as applying test strategy elements

  • Getting an in-depth understanding of the test automation framework to discuss solutions on expert level and ensure the quality delivered

  • Supporting project managers in the project plan creation and the test campaign proposition, as well as considering the inputs and priorities of the stakeholders

  • Working with senior developers, requirements engineers, and the embedded software team to ensure readiness and availability of test infrastructure and simulation environment

  • Execute the assigned work together with your team within defined sprints to ensure readiness for upcoming releases


We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are a self-directed, responsible, and open-minded team player with strong analytical and conceptual thinking, with openness to new technologies who brings in innovative ideas. Your outstanding communication, presentation, and leadership skills complement your excellent organization and time management.


Further requirements may include:

  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering / Computer Science / or equivalent

  • Further education in software test and quality assurance, test automation trainings or certifications are an advantage

  • Previous experience working with test automation technologies such as Behave and Python, agile processes and different test methods used in software development such as Jira and Confluence

  • Extensive knowledge in testing and quality assurance of software-intensive automation products, working in a software engineering environment

  • Working proficiency in English, Italian and German are a plus


We Elevate... You

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

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

  • 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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