Team Lead Quality Assurance IoT (m/f/d)

  • Publication date:

    13 April 2024
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  • Contract type:

    Unlimited employment
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Team Lead Quality Assurance IoT (m/f/d)

Born from a single question, innovation is in our DNA. Having recently celebrated our 10-year anniversary, we are a diverse and quality-conscious company, which has set itself the goal of transporting temperature-sensitive medicines in a more reliable and sustainable way. Long story short, we help save lives and preserve the environment.

Our goal? To continue to advance towards zero loss in the pharma supply chain, worldwide.

If you're a meticulous, strategic-minded Team Lead Quality Assurance IoT with a deep understanding of IoT technologies, adept at orchestrating comprehensive testing strategies, leading cross-functional teams, and ensuring adherence to industry standards - this could be the role for you:

Here's what you'll do:

  • Ensure adequate quality for multiple IoT product families and application fields in various product lifecycles stages from first PoC to mass deployment
  • Develop and implement testing strategies for IoT products, including hardware, firmware, cloud software, and network components
  • Define and implement testing process across all test stages (unit tests, system integration tests, production tests, acceptance tests, field tests)
  • Lead and coordinate several QA and product teams in the design and execution of tests
  • Drive the automation of testing processes
  • Collaborate with product management, engineering, and other stakeholders to understand product requirements (functional and non functional) and develop effective testing approaches
  • Oversee the selection, implementation and maintenance of testing tools, technologies and an IoT test lab for executing physical tests
  • Work closely with engineering teams to address and resolve issues identified during testing
  • Report on testing activities, progress, and quality metrics to provide basis for release and production decisions
  • Lead the certification of products for industry standards relevant to IoT
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to test engineers, fostering a culture of quality and excellence

This is what you'll need:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Extensive experience in QA or testing, with at least several years in a managerial role
  • Experience in testing embedded systems, including familiarity with IoT protocols, electronic circuit design, standards, and ecosystem
  • Strong knowledge of test methodologies, writing test plans, creating test cases, and debugging
  • Experience with automated testing tools, test management software, and CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of a programming or scripting language (e.g. Python, Java)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Certifications in quality assurance, project management, or relevant fields are an advantage
  • Experience with embedded development tools (oscilloscope, protocol analyzers, JTAG debugger) is beneficial
  • Hands-on experience in embedded systems development and troubleshooting is a plus
  • Language: English
  • Ability to work onsite in Zürich for approx. one week per quarter

What we can offer you:

  • Hybrid working - working in a bright open office space
  • Flexible working hours for work/life balance
  • Interdisciplinary and varied projects
  • Diverse and global work culture/ environment
  • Possibility to work for an environmentally conscious company
  • Unique opportunity to actively shape processes

Why SkyCell:

We are looking for people who challenge the status quo and thrive on making a difference to people and the world around us. That’s where our IoT team play a pivotal role and you could be a part of it.

SkyCell’s IoT team builds a global IoT platform that allows us and our customers (mainly pharma companies, but also logistics service provider) to monitor the temperature and position of their shipments in real-time and automate processes based on IoT data. We develop a complete system from robust embedded HW & SW for collecting and transmitting data to a highly scalable platform for storing and providing analytics on IoT data. The team uses modern, standard technology, constantly optimizes our development processes and has close and direct interaction with our team operating our network of IoT devices and customer-facing functions.

We are Innovative Award Winners:

We’re driven by our core values and guided by our collaborations, purpose, and employees. Our commitment to changing the face of medical supply chains, making them safer, more secure, and more sustainable resonates strongly with every one of our employees; we’re therefore incredibly proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work alongside being awarded a sustainability rating of Platinum by EcoVadis.

If you would like to know more about us, visit

To become part of our journey and make a difference – click apply and we will be in touch!

Please contact Lucy Slough, Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist if you have any questions (E-Mail schreiben).

SkyCell AG is proud to be an equal opportunities employer, we celebrate and support diversity and are passionate about creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics.

For this position we only consider direct applications