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Senior Software Engineer

QualySense AG

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Senior Software Engineer


(Job Reference Number: QSCH2016JB210)

Location: Switzerland, Zurich-Glattbrugg Date: September


Join the QualySense journey

QualySense, a young Swiss company, is reinventing the global soft commodity market by pioneering the proprietary

QSorter® technology, a sophisticated high-speed single-kernel robot, which measures the compositional and

physical quality of each grain and sorts it accordingly. The QSorter is the result of outstanding R&D in the field of

sensing, mechatronics, biochemistry, data processing and life science along with world-known partners such as the

United States Department of Agriculture, EMPA, Agroscope, and ETH. The QSorter analyzes grains at very high

speed by means of Near Infrared spectroscopy and 2D/3D imaging. The company, founded in 2010, has been

awarded a number of prestigious prizes. We commit to bringing excellence in nutrition, health and safety to people

all over the world and we are looking for talents that can help us achieving our mission. (Video:


Challenge description

As Senior Software Engineer you will be a member of the Control Software Team within the QualySense R&D

Department, reporting to the team leader. You will work in a team of talented engineers and will have a leading

technical role in the design of new QualySense technologies and products from the ground-up. As part of a multi-

disciplinary development effort, you will contribute with your skills, knowledge and experience in working with control

hardware, interfacing, control software architecture development and building of actual code. You will utilize modern

development methodologies and tools to create high quality, robust and maintainable software. The position offers

an excellent opportunity to prove your engineering skills, to be part of a successful startup and, most importantly,

to work in a fun environment.

Major tasks

 Investigation and setup of new control hardware (e.g. PLC, FPGA, I/O, Industrial PC) and development

environments, coordination with component manufacturers and suppliers.

 Creation and maintenance of control software architecture for complex, industrial mechatronic equipment.

 Building and maintaining machine control software; coding, testing, deployment, troubleshooting and

documentation; guidance of junior engineers collaborating with you on these tasks.

 Following a structured work approach in close cooperation with all team members; understanding the

requirements and operation of all machine subs-systems, creating and executing work-plans, documenting


Your climbing kit

Education: B.Sc. Degree in Software, Electrical or Mechatronics Engineering. Advanced degrees (M.Sc.,

PhD.) are a plus.

Programming: Required skills: C/C++ and PLC, Labview is a plus. Strong understanding of SW engineering

concepts and development methodologies.

Desired skills: Good understanding of electrical interfacing of control hardware, reading electrical

schematics, knowledge of sensors and actuators used in mechatronic equipment.

Experience: 3+ years of experience in industrial machine control SW development

Travel: Up to 20%

QualySense AG - Unterrietstrasse 2A, 8152 Glattbrugg Sw itzerland


Soft skills: Excellent presentation and communication skills, creative, innovative, organized, responsible, get -

it-done attitude, autonomous. Willing to work in a highly dynamic, entrepreneurial and demanding


Languages: Fluency in English, German is an asset.

Permit: EU/EFTA citizens or valid Swiss working permit

A market competitive salary plus bonus incentives for individual and team achievements are part of the job


How to join our team

1. Are you able to analyze problems and implement solutions?

2. Do challenges motivate you?

3. Are you a born entrepreneur?

4. Do you have passion and dedication to innovate the food world?

5. Are you a citizen of the world and enjoy being part of an international team?

If you have answered YES to all questions above, then you have high chances to be part of our team. Send your

complete application in PDF format (including motivation letter, CV, copies of degrees, reference letters, and any

relevant documents) or inquiries to jobs@qualysense.com mentioning the job reference number on top of this page.

Application must be written in English. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

QualySense AG - Unterrietstrasse 2A, 8152 Glattbrugg Sw itzerland