Lead Software Engineer

  • Eaton
  • Switzerland
  • 06/08/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

In March 2021, Eaton announced the acquisition of Green Motion SA, expanding electric vehicle capabilities. Based in Switzerland, Green Motion SA is a renowned and rapidly growing international company that has been pioneering the design and production of charging systems for electric vehicles since 2009. It manufactures charging stations, designs management software for charging networks, operates charging stations and serves as an electric mobility service provider. Green Motion creates breakthrough technologies, including charging stations for electric planes and onboard chargers for the automobile industry.

Green Motion SA operates its own network of charging stations under the “evpass” brand. evpass has become Switzerland’s most extensive network as well as the leading EV charging hub in Europe. The charging stations produced by Green Motion SA are entirely designed and engineered in Switzerland. For more information, visit https://www.GreenMotionEV.com

To strengthen our software team in Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, we are looking for a:

Lead Software Engineer

Job Summary

Within the software development team, the Lead Software Engineer will define the electric vehicle charging infrastructure software strategy for Green Motion – Eaton offer. Reporting directly to the CTO, he/she will play a key role in the transformation of our software solution to a pure cloud-native application composed of multiple services, in order to deliver extensive features for our world-wide customer and bring our software solution to its next stage of evolution.
He/She will drive the development of the software solution and lead technical strategic decision to ensure the company solution remains at the forefront of the electric vehicle charging infrastructure industry. He/She will represent the technology vision of the software solution on management level.

Responsibilities

  • Design a strategic technical roadmap for our software application in collaboration with CTO
  • Develop the detailed design structure after understanding the requirements and the design of the whole system
  • Lead technical strategic decision for the electric vehicle charging infrastructure software solution
  • Redefine and challenge software architecture of the solution
  • Apply and implement best software engineering practices (testing, documentation, code review, etc.) in the team
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications by including automated testing best practices in the development process
  • Convert user needs to new features of our future SaaS application using iterative agile methodologies
  • Support the entire applications lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support)
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to software team
  • Work on constantly increasing the productivity of the team
  • Software project management, coordinating the development with internal teams

Qualifications

  • MSc or BSc from a leading university or institute of technology
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in developing business application, ideally with Microsoft languages and in an international environment
  • Solid experience with cloud native solution software, in particular serverless applications, data and machine learning. Ideally you have worked on a SaaS solution
  • Comfortable with Domain Driver Design and microservices approach
  • Comfortable with agile practices and principles
  • Open-minded and very positive can-do attitude
  • Strong communication skills and ability to influence other
  • Appreciate challenges & technical excellence
  • Strong leadership, reliable, flexible and autonomous
  • Used to work under stress and with short deadlines
  • Interest in electric mobility domain
  • Fluent in English, all other European languages is an asset

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering


Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: PQED Power Quality Division EMEA


Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time