Head of Software Development (Connected Watches)

  • In collaboration with your team leaders, you will define the strategic vision of the Software department with a view to motivating, coordinating and evolving the team of software specialists
  • You will act as an interface and an advisor to our clients and our internal and external partners
  • You will supervise the development of high-performance, low-energy consumption embedded software on various platforms
  • You will define, improve and maintain our software development processes and the associated tools
  • You will define and implement the software testing strategy
  • You will work in close conjunction with partner departments, such as Hardware Development, Design Qualification, Systems Integration and Business Development
  • You will be a valued sparring partner within our Research & Development sector
  • Verified experience in the management of development teams, natural leadership skills, optimistic personality
  • Excellent communication skills / ability to listen to different points of view
  • Verified experience and technical expertise in the development of embedded systems – you are passionate and know how to communicate your enthusiasm to your co-workers
  • In-depth knowledge of software management tools including Jira and Confluence and highly skilled in C and C++, plus experience in embedded processors and architectures based on real-time OS (RTOS), ARM Cortex or equivalent would be a real bonus
  • Interest in watchmaking products
  • Master’s in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent qualification
  • Ideally a certification in Scrum, Scale or Agile methodology

Excellent knowledge of French and English


ETA SA Manufacture Horlogère Suisse

Schild-Rust-Strasse 17

CH-2540 Grenchen


Christine Kiener Moning

HR Business Partner