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Experienced Electrical Engineer 80% - 100%

You work in a young, motivated team on one of our innovative projects in the domain of dependable artifi-cial intelligence, autonomous navigation and real-time safe and secure communications

School: School of Engineering
Starting date: Immediately or by mutual agreement

Your role

You will work in our projects in your area of expertise, which will include one or more of: 
Circuit and PCB design 

  • Research and development of optical and microcontroller systems that find use in autonomous vehicles and robot control 
  • Circuit and PCB design to high dependability standards in Altium Designer 
  • Component library maintenance 

FPGA development 

  • Research and development of AI-accelerator dependability-enhancements and dependable vi-sion-processing systems 
  • Experience with both Intel/Altera and AMD/Xilinx development environments 
  • Development in VHDL and use of High-Level Synthesis 
  • Verification using open verification methodology in Python 

Firmware development 

  • Research and development of artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicle navigation and hard real-time vision processing systems 
  • Development in C and Python

Your profile

We are looking for a personality with: 

  • a university/university of applied sciences degree in electrical engineering or computer scienc-es 
  • first professional experience in the relevant fields 
  • a high degree of operational independence and self-motivation and feels comfortable in our open university environment 
  • and who enjoys challenging work with future technologies whilst maintaining a customer- and results-oriented approach to work.

This is what we stand for

Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW is one of Switzerland's largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences, with over 14'000 students and 3'400 faculty and staff.

As one of the leading Engineering Faculties in Switzerland, the ZHAW School of Engineering emphasises topics which will be relevant in the future. Our 14 institutes and centres guarantee superior-quality education, research and development with an emphasis on the areas of energy, mobility, information and health.

Distributed embedded systems and industrial communication solutions are the core competence of the Institute of Embedded Systems (InES). Our high-quality reference implementations in hardware and software offer rapid and low-risk access to innovative and cost-effective solutions and an efficient technology transfer for the industry.

Our institute is characterized by flat hierarchies and open and respectful communication, where students, staff and lecturers meet at eye level.

What you can expect

We offer working conditions and terms of employment commensurate with higher education institutions and actively promote personal development for staff in leadership and non-leadership positions. A detailed description of advantages and benefits can be found at Working at the ZHAW. The main points are listed below:


Hans Doran
Head of High Integrity Systems, Institute of Embedded Systems

Tanja Schmid
Recruiting Manager

Permanent employment
ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Winterthur Region of Winterthur/Schaffhausen 8400