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Software Quality Assurance Team Lead

Location Nänikon, Canton of Zurich Date posted September 19, 2023 Job ID 14572 Apply Now Save Job
Our Opening and Your Responsibilities
Our global Industrial division started a complete renewal of the terminal portfolio to leverage a variety of future digital opportunities. With increased integration of our solutions into IT and OT, we are building a new R&D competence center in Switzerland to facilitate the end-to-end development of our high-end terminals/Edge devices and software solutions. Our Terminals software shape and optimize the production environment of our customers by enabling IIoT applications and providing data-based solutions.

To strengthen our Competence Center in Switzerland, we are looking for a motivated Software Quality Assurance Team Lead 80%-100% (all genders) to join our R&D Team at our global operational headquarters in Nänikon-Greifensee, Zurich. 

In this role, your responsibilities would include: 
  • You develop and maintain a quality assurance / test strategy of software intensive solutions for industrial automation applications (Embedded, PC-based, Cloud).
  • You build up and run a QA Test Lab for communication protocol compliance testing
  • You drive test automation pipelines to streamline testing process and support CI/CD framework
  • You provide strong technical leadership to a team of software quality assurance engineers and developers
  • You develop the team towards using industry best practices, state-of-the-art technologies and methods
  • You collaborate with project managers, product managers and hard- and software engineers to ensure high quality delivery of products in a global team
What You Need to Succeed
Following requirements are necessary for this role: 
  • You hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in science, engineering or similar 
  • You bring 5+ years of experience in quality assurance of devices / embedded systems for industrial applications. Ideally also with some experience on testing of machine learning applications and cloud connected IoT architectures.
  • You have the ability to understand the end user ecosystems and requirements to ensure the right level of quality for our industrial weighing solution offer
  • You have passion for software quality assurance trends and constantly upgrade your knowledge Your education followed a recognized curriculum (e.g. ISTQB, IIST)
  • You are a problem solver by nature, collaborative leader in projects and critical reviewer on milestones
  • You’ve proven your cross-cultural skills within a global team. First experience in leading a team is a plus
Our Offer to You
We are offering: 
  • Where applicable flexible working hours, a hybrid work model and a wide portfolio of training opportunities
  • 40h week with at least 25 vacation days per year plus 4 to 7 additional days off (i.e. in between bank holidays)
  • Free parking spaces and direct access to public transport from our facilities
  • Healthy menus cooked onsite and special prices for employees at our own METTLER TOLEDO restaurant
  • A range of additional attractive benefits like discounts for sport clubs and others

You can expect challenging, interesting, and varied tasks in an innovative and international environment, with the opportunity to network globally and realize your next career goal.

Have we raised your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your online application. If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our e-mail address is

We consider only direct applications.

About Mettler Toledo
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global supplier of precision instruments and services. We are recognized as an innovation leader and our solutions are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, food, and chemicals. We operate throughout the world with a culture shaped by innovation and international flair.
Equal Opportunity Employment
We promote equal opportunity worldwide and value diversity in our teams in terms of business background, area of expertise, gender and ethnicity. For more information on our commitment to Sustainability, Diversity and Equal Opportunity please visit us here.
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