Software System Engineer C++ (w/m/d)

IT and Software Development, Heerbrugg, Switzerland

Committed and with passion for precision we create digital reality solutions combining sensor, software, and autonomous technologies to empower a sustainable future.

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is a leading global provider of 3D measurement systems covering the micro and macro measurement ranges for customers in manufacturing industries, including machine, automotive and aerospace business.

As a system engineer, you will develop the software of high-end measurement machines. The combination of reaching high accuracy measurements and machine control is one of the biggest challenges here. Additionally, there are some impacts of physics, measurement methodology as well as some statistics to consider. 

Software System Engineer C++ (f/m/d)

Heerbrugg 100%

This appeals to you

  • Creation of state-of-the-art software in the field of coordinate measurement machines - 
  • You will help to develop solutions within in our robotic framework (6 degrees of freedom) and integrate high-precision sensors
  • Improvement of the software infrastructure (continuous integration with Azure DevOps, Conan package manager)
  • Integration tests on target machines
  • Contribute to overall software architecture
  • Collaboration with hardware development department for interface definition
  • Coaching and mentoring in an international team of SW-developers

This is you

  • University qualification (or equivalent) in computer-science or in a related discipline
  • 5 years of professional experience in state-of-the-art software development using modern C++ and Linux would be ideal
  • You know and apply agile engineering methods
  • Excellent knowledge in object-oriented software development
  • Continuous learning mindset and willingness to take ownership
  • Enthusiasm for technologies and innovative development processes while working in a team
  • Application experience in industrial measurement is a plus
  • Language(s): English fluent, German nice to have

About Us

Hexagon is a leading provider of digital reality solutions and employs more than 21,000 people in 50 countries.  You will be part of a strong, experienced, inspiring and motivated team of experts driving the future of Hexagon. You will use and develop your skills in our highly innovative and diverse environment. 

Flexible working models allow you to ideally combine work and private interests.

If you have any questions about our positions or our company, please do not hesitate to .

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