Head of Software Development - SEM59033

Head of Software Development - SEM59033

#16309206 | 08 July, 2021
Thurgau Canton, Thurgau, Switzerland
Type of position
Required years of experience
10 years or more
Required languages
Educational requirements
Required skills
Project management C/C++ Architect Project manager IT Manager embedded

We are currently looking on behalf of one of our important clients for a Head of Software Development. This role is permanent position based in Thurgau Canton & comes with some home office allowance.


Your Role:


  • Personally & professionally Manage a Software Department containing 16 employees.
  • Guide, coach & inspire the team & further develop employees.
  • Hold Software Specialist responsibility within R&D.
  • Ensure effective Embedded Software Development in C++ with the involvement of external partners.
  • Expanding the amount of Automation in SW Testing & Lean Requirements Engineering.
  • Promote the development & expansion of well-structured documentation.
  • Further develop methods & processes in Modern Software Development such as Scrum, ADD, ATAM, Systems Engineering & CI/CD with Jenkins.
  • Establish Networks & cooperate with internal & external stakeholders.


Your Skills:


  • Several years of experience in Leading Software Development Teams.
  • Proven experience & success with Scrum in Complex Software Projects, ideally including experience as a Scrum Master.
  • Good experience in Software Engineering close to Hardware in Embedded Linux Environments, preferably including experience with C++.
  • Any experience in the areas of ATAM & CI/CD with Jenkins is considered a plus.


Your Profile:


  • Completed University Degree in Computer Science.
  • Open, creative, innovative, analytical, strategic & entrepreneurial.
  • Enthusiastic, confident, assertive & very proficient coaching skills.
  • Fluent German & English language skills (spoken & written) are mandatory.


If you wish to apply, please send us your resume in Word format with some references.

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