Location: Milan, Milano e Lombardia, Italy 
Job ID: 74887 

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

Lead Embedded Software Engineer (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.


Join our team and leverage your C++ expertise to work on the next-generation elevator software. As the leader of our Scrum team, you'll develop cutting-edge software and witness your impact first-hand in our lab simulators and test installations by proactively collaborate and lead an agile development team.


Your new challenges will include:

  • Overseeing the execution of embedded software projects, ensuring adherence to timelines, quality standards, and technical specifications

  • Leveraging from modern technology stack (C++20, CMake, Conan, Git, Python) to interpret project and technical requirements, creating detailed technical specifications for various teams

  • Conducting regular reviews and assessments to identify areas for improvement and ensure project milestones are met

  • Demonstrating a track record of leading and motivating teams in the successful delivery of embedded software projects


We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are a self-directed and self-organized, highly responsible, and reliable team player. Your abilities to inspire, mentor and guide both on-site and remote teams pair with your open mind and for new technologies and agile development. You foster an effective communication in an international organization and can lead by example.


  • Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, electronics and/or, equivalent
  • Extensive experience with developing and maintaining embedded software solutions in C++, C, unit testing, and scripting by applying state-of-the-art software engineering practices
  • Technical leadership skills
  • Experience user of software development tools such as (Linux, git and JIRA, Agile development using Scrum/Kanban, preferably knowledge of design and analysis of real-time systems)
  • Proficient level of 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:


  • Flexible work schedule and comfortable workspace in PoliHub Innovation District, Milan
  • Development opportunities: You start with a position-specific familiarization and are supported by us through professional and personal training measures
  • Work-life balance: We enable you to conciliate your professional and private life through flexible working hours
  • Corporate benefits: Benefit from our various employee discounts
  • Diversity: We promote a culture of diversity
  • Working in a dynamic environment with an interdisciplinary team of specialists

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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