Surveillance Engineer


  • Publication date:

    24 March 2023
  • Workload:

    80 – 100%
  • Contract:

    Permanent position

With 1500 employees from more than 30 countries and cultures working at 14 sites, Skyguide provides air traffic control services for Switzerland and parts of neighbouring countries. In 2020, Skyguide safely and efficiently guided around 0.5 million (in previous years around 1.3 million) civil and military aircraft through the busiest airspace in Europe. Why not join our team? We are looking for:

Surveillance Engineer


The Surveillance Engineer is responsible to provide engineering skills and project management competences. He/She will lead lifecycle management, continuous improvements and infrastructure replacement of Surveillance products/equipment. The Engineer supports elaboration of concepts, studies, changes, projects, for internal and/or external customers as well as meeting quality and compliance regulations.

Your Mission

  • Lead or contribute to projects by applying skyguide's (project management handbook) and (Communication Navigation Surveillance (CNS) equipment lifecycle hand book) methods
  • Take into account relevant regulations and technical, operational, safety, quality, security, financial and human resources dimensions throughout the product lifecycle or during projects
  • Ensure reliability and availability targets which are set for the product/equipment and associated services in close relation with the technical team.
  • Plan medium and long term product/equipment evolutions and manage associated budgets triggered by obsolescence and/or technology upgrades
  • Evaluate, initiate, estimate, conduct and implement change requests, following applicable pro-cesses by establishing and respecting scope, time, budget constraints
Your Profile

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent (University of applied science or ETH)
  • Experience in projects with systems procurement, commissioning and deployment of Radiofrequency (RF), telecommunication and/or IT systems
  • Know-how on CNS / Air Traffic Management technologies would be an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language, good knowledge of German or French
  • Ability to work independently and to be self-responsible, as well as excellent teamworking capability with a customer, service and solution orientated
  • Open and flexible personality with natural authority, strong communication skills and a high sense of responsibility
  • Willingness to travel regularly within Switzerland and occasionally abroad

Location: Preferred Wangen b. Dübendorf or possibly Geneva
When: Upon availability
Working percentage: 80-100%