Senior Engineer Intelligent Fire Detectors 80-100%

Job Description

We make real what matters 

Siemens makes buildings and cities smarter and supplies people with environmentally-friendly energy. We work hand in hand with artificial intelligence and move people from A to B safely. New challenges present themselves every day – and hereby the chance to face them. Join our team of about 303 000 colleagues around the globe and help us creating environments that care. 

The earlier a fire is detected, the better the appropriate measures can be taken to guide people out of harm’s way and limit property damage. This is why our fire protection systems rely on innovative multi-sensor technology to identify dangerous situations as quickly and reliably as possible. Our team develops industry-leading fire detectors for the global markets. Our products are produced in millions of units every year. Our networked detectors collaborate with the smart building and the cloud to protect what is important to you.


Your new responsibilities

  • You analyze customer requirements and design solution concepts. You create functional models and prototypes for the validation of new product ideas.
  • You develop fire detectors and related products. You personally contribute in at least one of the disciplines software, hardware, optics, and sensor technologies. With your broad technical understanding, you design the interaction of these disciplines to optimize product reliability, maintainability, and product cost. You communicate successfully in the project team and beyond. You take responsibility for achieving the project goals.
  • You follow developments in the industry, analyze technology trends and the activities of competitors. From these insights, you derive ideas for new products.
  • You support the resolution of demanding field problems. Based on this experience, you will develop suggestions for improving our product families.

Your skills

  • At least 5 years of experience in several relevant technical disciplines (hardware, software, optics, sensors, mechanics, product design).
  • At least 3 years of experience in a leading position in a project team.
  • Relevant experience with high-volume manufacturing, development of safety critical products, cost optimization, cooperation with purchasing and manufacturing.
  • Hands-on experience in PCB design (schematics design, component selection, simulation and layout)
  • Your broad technical understanding, quick comprehension, and willingness to constantly learn new things enable you to make connect people and ideas.
  • You are reliable, self-driven, have a structured way of working and are willing to take ownership
  • You appreciate the intercultural teamwork in a global company.
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Working knowledge of German required.
  • University degree in a technical field.

Who and where we are 

Find out why Siemens is chosen every year as one of the most popular employers in Switzerland, and get a first impression of a new working environment and the people who could be your new work colleagues. 


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Your application 

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Siemens is establishing mobile working as a core element of the “new normal”. Wherever possible, “mobile working” is ingrained in our work culture, which promotes self-directed and location flexible work. Siemens promotes equal opportunities. Diversity enriches our company and gives us an advantage.  

At Siemens, we always face the task of building a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse digital minds to develop tomorrow's reality. Find out more about the digital world of Siemens here: 

Information for recruitment agencies: Siemens does not accept recruitment agency applications for this position. Thank you for your understanding. 

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Schweiz AG, Smart Infrastructure, Global Headquarters

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Either

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