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R&D Senior Engineer - SW Tooling development for Traction Applications m/f/d (80-100%)

R&D Senior Engineer - SW Tooling development for Traction Applications m/f/d (80-100%)

With our Traction Competence Center, we have a leading position in the development, manufacturing and sales of traction and auxiliary converters for rail vehicles. The converters vary in power from a few kW to several MW and are used worldwide in locomotives, multiple units, trams, and other rail vehicles as well as eMobility applications.Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Our Control SW Development department creates electronic control systems for our converter families based on the most modern and reliable control technology. For our motivated Base SW Services Team we are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced engineer with focus on informatics that also provides great interest in topics such as railway, SW development, control SW and/or power electronics.This position is grades as grade 13.

This is a position with global grade


This position reports to

Engineering Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Specification and design of development environments and diagnostic tools for enabling the converter SW development, operation, and diagnostic
  • Close interdisciplinary cooperation with the control application SW teams in the definition and integration of required functions
  • Verification of developed SW products according to standards and improvement of the underlying workflows
  • Support of SW engineers in using developed SW products
  • Trainings for ABB employees and customers

Your background

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Informatics, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with focus on SW development
  • Good knowledge of C# / Python / C++
  • Familiar with modern development tools (Visual Studio, MATLAB/Simulink or similar)
  • Expertise and experience in development of server- or client-based GUIs and backend functionality for signal processing
  • Enthusiasm for developing own ideas as well as analyzing existing SW designs in order to propose and implement improvements
  • Creativity and quick comprehension as well as independent, structured and proactive way of working
  • Knowledge of railway or automotive industry is appreciated
  • Good knowledge of German and English


  • Canteen
  • Flexible work practices
  • Gym membership

More about us

ABB Traction is a leader in traction technologies, driving innovation in rail and e-mobility. Our propulsion, auxiliary and energy storage solutions contribute to making transportation more sustainable, while saving energy every day. Our people and culture are the foundation of our success. We all together make the difference for our customers every day.We look forward to receiving your application. The recruiting process is being led by Ceren Oezen, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com. Work model: hybrid #LI-hybrid

R&D Senior Engineer - SW Tooling development for Traction Applications m/f/d (80-100%)


Veröffentlicht am 17.04.2023

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