Senior SW Engineer (C++)


Posted on Jul 22, 2021 by TEKsystems

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


Title: Senior SW Engineer (C++)

Start date: ASAP

End date: 31.12.2022 (with options of multiple extensions)

Location: Zurich

Remote: Home office possible under agreement with the team, no full remote possible

Team: 4 members highly interacting and collaborating (Scrum/SAFe)

Project overview

On behalf of our client, one of the world's largest biotech companies, we are looking for a Senior SW Engineer (C++). The mission is to build and maintain an Instrument Control Framework (Library) that allows instrument development teams to sustainably build and test the instrument control layer. The team serves multiple instrument projects and instruments of different sizes.


  • Software development within an Agile Release Train, developing frameworks, libraries, and simulations

  • Relentless improvement of the software stack and toolchain

  • Participate in all phases of software development from feasibility studies through design, development, testing, documentation, devops and bug fixing including software maintenance

  • Close collaboration with the internal customers (SW Developers)

Must Haves

  • Profound knowledge and at least 2 years of experience in modern C++ (C+ or higher), preferably in a Diagnostics/Pharmaceutical environment

  • Experience with software design patterns and principles and object-oriented design (OOD)

  • Experience with Linux, modern Python, Bash Scripting

  • Experience with git and collaboration tools (GitHub/GitLab/bitbucket)

  • Experience in projects with end to end responsibility (gathering requirements, design, development, testing, deployment)

  • Must feel comfortable on a GNU command line

  • Feels comfortable in an agile environment

  • Experience in multi process and multithreaded application development

  • Communicative open-minded team player

  • Business fluency in written and spoken English language

Nice to Haves

  • Modern CMake, Debian and Jenkins experience

  • Linux Containers

  • RabbitMQ

  • Experience in Real Time software engineering

  • Former Diagnostics experience

Employee Value Proposition:

Excellent opportunity to join one of the world's largest biotech companies, with option of multiple extensions

Job Title: Senior SW Engineer (C++)

Location: Zürich, Switzerland

Rate/Salary: 1.00 - 1.00 CHF Hourly

Job Type: Contract

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