Software Engineer

Key information

  • Publication date:

    15 May 2024
  • Workload:

    80 – 100%
  • Contract type:

    Unlimited employment
  • Language:

    English (Fluent), German (Basic knowledge)
Take off with us and venture into new spheres professionally! In your job, you will work in highly motivated and interdisciplinary project teams. You can expect challenging work in exciting projects in unmanned aviation. As a software engineer, you make a significant contribution to the development and approval of unmanned aircraft systems for our customers. At our location in Emmen we offer you attractive employment conditions, a modern infrastructure and a wide range of further training opportunities.


You can move it

  • Development, specification and verification of embedded real-time applications (C, C++) for avionic systems according to DO-178C or research projects
  • As part of our team, you will take on tasks and responsibilities in interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Co-design of the software architecture
  • Improvement of the airspace-simulation and test environment
  • Further development and improvement of the toolchain (Jenkins, Gitlab, Python, Container, etc.)
  • You plan your working day independently, efficiently and flexibly together with the team

What you should bring with you

  • Software- or Electrical-engineer ETH / FH or comparable education
  • Programming experience in C, C++
  • Experience with agile software development methods
  • Reliable, proactive and solution-oriented personality with a high level of perseverance and analytical ability.
  • Inquisitive team player
  • Very good knowledge of English, knowledge of German desirable
  • Basic knowledge of Linux, Python and Rust is desirable


Elma Dzafic

Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 488 86 20

For sovereign security.

At RUAG we make a significant contribution to Swiss security. For sovereign security - in everything we do. This is what our approximately 2,500 employees work for every day: at 18 locations, at home and abroad. That is what drives us. For both our customers and for Switzerland. As a future-oriented technology partner of the Swiss Armed Forces, life-cycle management, operations, and the availability of military systems for land and air are a priority for us.