Software Engineer - Flight Planning App (C++)

  • Wingtra AG
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 18/07/2022
Full time Data Engineering Big Data Data Management Software Engineering

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Join the Wingtra team and become part of this venture-backed robotics scaleup with a global and international team of 120+ dedicated Wingtranauts who want to see their actions have a positive and lasting impact on the world. Founded more than 7 years ago at ETH Zurich, Europe’s leading robotics university, our goal is to build the best aerial robots to digitize the world at the push of a button and set the basis for faster and better decisions. Wingtra provides efficient and reliable data solutions to a variety of industries ranging from mining, construction and agriculture to humanitarian organizations, environmentalists and wildlife monitoring groups.
We are reaching for the stars and together we might just get there. Open communication, asking hard questions and valuing diverse viewpoints are but a few things that will help us achieve our goals. Above all we will never stop learning and striving to help each other reach our maximum potential.
In this role you will experience our inspiring team of diverse Engineers from different backgrounds and our super-fun work environment. Within the software development team, you will work on developing the flight planning app and related applications, providing WingtraOne customers with an excellent user experience.
We are very much looking forward welcoming new talent to our team.


    • Explore, develop and deploy new user-facing features on a mobile app, improving user workflows
    • Closely collaborate with the robotics development team on integrating new functionalities into a seamless customer experience
    • Debug, maintain, and improve existing software
    • Review and test code manually and write automated tests within our CI framework
    • Contribute to software architecture and concepts of new applications
    • Share best practices with other Wingtranauts, create an enthusiastic workplace
    • Create technical documentation and collaborate with our sales & support teams


    • 1-2 years of relevant software development experience including object-oriented design
    • Strong communication skills in English, goal-oriented team player
    • Fast learner and highly motivated to adapt and add value to the Wingtra team and customers
    • Passion for designing easy-to-use workflows and UX
    • Relevant programming experience (preferably C++), with a focus on code quality, reusability and simplicity
    • Fluency in source code management with git (or similar)
    • M. Sc. in computer science or equivalent experience


    • Proven cross-platform development experience with Linux, OS X and Android, specifically with Qt and QML (Qt 5, QML, Qt Quick 2)
    • Experience with any of the following: Javascript, software localization, profiling and debugging with QT Creator IDE, unit testing, integration testing and deployment, UI / UX design
    • Strong understanding of software architecture specific to mobile development
    • Previous experience in a young and dynamic startup environment
If you enjoy teamwork more than being the individual superhero, and if you thrive in a feedback-driven culture and an exciting, unconventional yet structured and progressive start-up environment, we would love to hear from you.