Embedded Software Product Owner


  • Date de publication:

    01 décembre 2022
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Embedded Software Product Owner

The Company

Through their skills, passion and commitment, our staff make a major contribution to the success of the Swiss Made watches, movements and components produced by ETA SA Manufacture Horlogère Suisse. Our company is part of the Swatch Group, the largest watch group in the world with 17 well-known brands and numerous highly specialised production companies, both in the field of watchmaking and in other industrial sectors.

The Research & Development sector of the Business Unit Quartzline, based primarily at our Grenchen site, develops products for the Swatch Group's well-known brands.

The Software team is responsible for developing the electronic systems used in movements/watches, from the design stage through to product creation. To reinforce our Software Development team, we are looking for an embedded Software Product Owner.

In this key role, as member of the embedded software team, you play a significant role in maximizing the value produced by one or several teams, ensuring stories meet the user's needs and comply to the Definition of Done. The team operates in Agile methodology (SAFe) and the activities span from traditional quartz watches to advanced connected watches.

Job description

  • You will define Software requirements (features, enablers) for embedded Software development, in relationships with product managers
  • You provide backlog management, prioritization of tasks
  • You will report the progress and solve dependencies between tasks and teams
  • You will follow the software development workflow and contribute to its continuous improvement
  • You will closely cooperate with other parts of the company - customers, Hardware teams, qualification, 3^rd parties and manufacturing
  • You lead a team during the Agile meetings and the PI Planning


  • You have a proven track record of successfully leading in Agile/Scrum software delivery, as Product Owner. Experience in other Agile roles is appreciated
  • You are naturally able to cooperate with all team stakeholders: developers, customers and managers with high level of professionalism
  • You are confident in public speaking and talking to large audiences
  • You have a good organizational skills and sense of urgency
  • You are skilled in systems like JIRA and Confluence
  • Having a proven track record as embedded C developer is required. In addition, your knowledge of Software versioning systems and continuous integration is an advantage (Git, Jenkins, Bitbucket)

Professional requirements

Engineer with a Bachelor or Master's degree in electronics , computer science or informatics or equivalent


You communicate fluently in English. French is highly desirable, German as a plus

Company address

ETA SA Manufacture Horlogère Suisse

Schmelzistrasse 16

CH-2540 Grenchen


Christine Kiener Moning

HR Business Unit Manager


  • Christine Kiener Moning
  • ETA