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Join Tecan! Join the market leader!

Work in an international and dynamic environment, share our success!




Do you want to make a significant difference in how the world is looking tomorrow and contribute to the innovation of state-of-the-art, cutting-edge technology products?

Then look no further and join our R&D Instruments & Systems Integration team based in  Männedorf, Zürich as

Senior Embedded Software Engineer 80-100%

What you will do

In this challenging and important role, you are responsible for designing, implementing and testing of embedded software modules. You are the go-to person when it comes to software components and solutions for liquid handling systems and robotic applications. You ensure adherence with the current regulations by writing clear and detailed technical documentation. By analyzing and implementing software concepts you’re able to enhance functional and technical aspects of the product.


Responsibilities will include

  • Planning, development of software concepts
  • Project effort and risk estimations
  • Implementation of C++ code using state of the art development and test tools
  • Ensuring software quality by organizing code reviews and pair programming
  • Troubleshooting, error correction
  • Lead implementation tasks
  • Systematic implementation of process and regulatory documentation
  • Ensuring know-how preservation and expansion
  • Ensuring code and platform maintainability
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation with electronics, software, motion control, mechanics, production
  • Evaluation of new tools and methods
  • Definition of coding standards and other guidelines
  • Pro-active task tracking and reporting
  • Ensuring cross-project consistency of solutions
  • Close collaboration with software/system architects


What you bring along

  • Technical degree in computer science, robotics, control technologies, electrical or software engineering
  • 5+ years work experience in instrument development, preferably in the medical device industry
  • Experience in software development including testing and documentation
  • Strong knowledge in object-oriented programming
  • Know-how in C++ and .NET Framework
  • Familiar with Embedded Software Experience in Real Time Applications
  • Fluent German and English skills

What you will get

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Progressive employment conditions
  • Exciting career opportunities
  • Wide range of training courses
  • International and diverse environment (30+ different nationalities)
  • Strong company culture with rich history
  • Global mindset with “Swissness” at heart
  • Extremely attractive location overlooking the lake of Zurich


Look no further and apply now!

We are looking forward to receiving your application online. Please submit your resume (w/o picture and w/o cover letter, reference letters and diplomas are optional).


We will only consider applications that fully meet our requirements.


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Every lab. Every day. Empowered.
Our vision is to empower every laboratory, every day, around the world with Tecan technology, products and support. We will help to shape the future of automated workflows in life sciences and clinical diagnostics through unrivaled expertise, products and customer support.

We care about our culture.
Our values – trust, highest standards and ambition – are the cornerstones of our business, and give us the framework for the Tecan culture. We foster a positive and empowering environment, which allows us to bring our passion and energy to work. This helps us to deliver on our customer promise – ‘Always there for you’.

Legal entity:  Tecan Schweiz AG
City:  Männedorf
Country:  CH