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Software Engineer IoT Systems (80-100%)

Closing Date
WorkplaceRotkreuz, Central Switzerland, Switzerland
Occupation rate
80% - 100%
Job Startwith immediate effect or by mutual agreement

The Lucerne School of Information Technology is the first school in a Swiss university of applied sciences to be devoted to IT. The new Zug-Rotkreuz campus offers bachelor degree programmes in Digital Ideation, Computer Science, Information and Cyber Security, International IT Management and Business Information Technology and master’s degree programmes in Engineering and Business Information Technology. Rounding out the School’s offer are attractive continuing education courses and applied research and services. It is one of six Schools making up the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts with its 1800-plus staff and 11,500 or so degree and continuing education students.

We are looking for an individual to join our team with immediate effect or by mutual agreement as a

Software Engineer IoT Systems (80-100%)

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences (HSLU) is expanding its research and development activities at Informatik Department, IoT Systems & Software Research in Rotkreuz, Switzerland. The scope encompasses the development of Internet of Things (IoT) systems and software, programmable IoT platforms and services, next generation IoT systems architectures, and novel information technology services to shape the emerging trends in IoT systems, infrastructure, and services sectors. Having a close collaboration with premier industry and academia institutions, IoT Systems & Software Research offers an unprecedented combination of industrial and academic research with opportunities to have direct impact on companies’ products and services. We place a high value on building real systems and advancing state-of-the-art in these areas. Our goal is to deliver novel architecture designs and compelling research prototypes. There is a current opening for a qualified technical software engineer for our IoT Lab.


We are looking for a self-driven and motivated individual who is passionate about supporting and further development of the IoT Lab. The candidate will apply an understanding of software engineering techniques, including software prototyping, systems integration, wireless communications, and computer programming, to provide technical engineering support and research prototyping. In this position, your software development skills must be ready to investigate technical challenges that the team might encounter. Successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the IoT Lab, maintaining it, running laboratory tests and infrastructure, contributing to research prototypes and projects, and will collaborate closely with researchers, engineers, and architects from across HSLU and industry partners.


Applicants should possess a Bachelor or Master of Science degree in the field of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or closely related technical majors with directly related experience, strong software development and communication skills.

We are looking for candidates who ideally:
  • Have coding skills in multiple systems languages such as Java, C, C++, etc.
  • Have hands-on experience in embedded software, networking, mobile, distributed systems, web technologies
  • Have internals experience for Linux, Windows, and embedded operating systems (i.e., kernel, device drivers, tools expertise) is desired
  • Demonstrated written skills required in the development of technical documents
  • Have good communication skills
  • Enjoy working collaboratively in a team and have passion for quality

We offer

We offer you an exciting and challenging position. The innovative and lively working environment offers space for individual design and development. We engage with leaders in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with HSLU departments to deliver novel technologies. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and opportunities and demonstrating cutting-edge technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Lucerne University of Applied Sciences (HSLU) has attractive employment conditions and offers opportunities for personal development. The work place is located in Rotkreuz, Switzerland.

Contact and Address

Application materials should include cover letter with starting date availability, curriculum vitae, and contact information of at least three individuals who may serve as references. Further information can be obtained from Prof. Dr. Angela Nicoara, IoT Systems & Software Research, angela.nicoarahslu.ch.

The application deadline is June 15, 2022.

We look forward to your online application.


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