6 days ago

Team leader platform development

Engineering Management Selection E.M.S. AG

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High-level technology software

New technologies. Developing your own ideas. High-tech machines. An international environment. Do you find this exciting? Our client, whose name has stood for brilliant machines for years, can offer you this and even more. With a development centre at its head office in the greater Zurich area, the company focuses on sustainable, state-of-the-art solutions for customers worldwide. As part of its digitalisation strategy, it is developing a platform to control machines that provides access to Industry 4.0 and the internet of things. We are looking for a successor, who is strong in leadership (female/male), as

Team leader platform development

In this position you will have product owner responsibility to define, deliver and evolve the PLC framework.

Your duties

  • Technology champion of the architectural vision, strategy, and principles of the framework to internal staff, machine development teams and executive leadership
  • Own and manage the framework backlog, engaging with developer teams using the framework for a thorough understanding of use cases/requirements and priorities
  • Lead the software architects to define the framework and support its implementation and application
  • Manage the project work stream ‘Framework implementation’ as part of a major strategic project, coordinate progress and continuously align priorities engaging with stakeholders
  • Be responsible for the nearshore implementation of the framework
  • Ensure a high level of software quality and appropriate documentation from concept to code

Your profile

  • Technical education (MSc from university or university of applied sciences) in computer science, software, electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Several years of professional experience in leading software development projects and software teams, ideally in an international environment
  • Experience in agile development, experience as product owner or similar role is an advantage
  • Experience in using modern software modelling tools
  • Profound knowledge in modern software architecture and design
  • Strong analytical skills, as well as great stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Fluent in English (oral & written), German is an advantage
  • Travel up to 25%


  • PLC and MappView, HTML 5 technology for HMI
  • Programming in C
  • Concept and software design development in UML
  • Continuous integration platforms and agile development
  • TestRail as testing platform for manual and automated tests

You can expect a varied job in an international environment. You will be trained by a motivated, agile team and familiarised with the environment of this traditional, future-oriented company.

Please call us for a non-binding, preliminary discussion or send us your application by email. We thank you for your interest and look forward to receiving your application.

Vacancy-Nr. 3929.ZH

Engineering Management Selection E.M.S. AG
Herr Christian Vils
Geschäftsführender Partner
Rütistrasse 66
8032 Zürich
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