Senior Electrical Engineer for Fire Systems 80-100%

Job Description

We make real what matters 

Siemens Smart Infrastructure intelligently connects energy systems, buildings, and industries. We help our customers to thrive, communities to progress and support sustainable development to protect our planet for future generations. Join our team of about 303,000 colleagues around the globe and help us create environments that care. 

Our Fire Systems department develops fire safety products, from fire detectors to control panels and up to the cloud services. We work in dedicated teams and pursue each task with passion and conviction. Each year, we produce millions of high-quality fire detectors in our modern factory in Zug as well as abroad. Our networked fire safety products can be connected to smart buildings and cloud services to protect what is important to you.

Our team is the global competence center for fieldbus connecting peripherals, e.g., fire detectors with control panels. We develop the hardware components and software platform upon which a broad range of fire peripherals products are built.


Your new responsibilities

  • All phases of electronics development from requirements engineering, feasibility studies, writing technical specifications, crafting schematics and layouts and verification, to bringing the product to manufacturing
  • You personally contribute to the development of hardware and firmware of fire safety peripherals. Through your broad technical understanding, you improve products with new features, and optimise reliability, maintainability, and product cost
  • Close collaboration with procurement, testing technology and testing teams as well as with external certification bodies
  • You are a member of an Agile Release Train. This includes ensuring effective communication in the release team and beyond
  • Taking responsibility for achieving the project goals
  • You support the resolution of demanding field problems. Based on this experience, you develop suggestions for improving our product families

Your skills

  • A master’s or bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or a related field
  • At least 6 years of experience in several relevant technical fields (hardware, software, mechanics, product design, industrialisation)
  • Hands-on experience in PCB design (schematics design, component selection, simulation, and layout)
  • Experience with several of the following: embedded systems, ECAD (Xpedition), ARM microcontrollers, Python, C, C++
  • Experience in high-volume, safety-critical, and cost-sensitive product development is beneficial
  • Experience with wireless and RF is beneficial
  • Your broad technical understanding, quick comprehension, and willingness to constantly learn new things enable you to connect people and ideas
  • You are reliable, self-driven, have a structured way of working and are willing to take ownership
  • You value intercultural teamwork in a global company
  • Excellent communication skills in English and a working knowledge of German required

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. 


Video Siemens in Zug  


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.  


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: Full-time

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