Software Development Supervisor

Synova SA


Headquartered in Duillier near Nyon, Synova is the pioneer of a revolutionary hybrid laser processing technology – Laser MicroJet®. Synova provides state-of-the-art high precision material processing in the diamond, watch making, tooling and semiconductor industry as well as for aviation and aerospace manufacturing, medical micro-machining, and diamond toolmaking.
To support Synova’s activities, we are looking for a

Software Development Supervisor/ Manager

In this position you will:
• Propose the strategic and tactical development plans for our software portfolio
• Manage the development and deployment of our HMI
Manage the development and optimization of our PLC and CNC
• Manage end life products
• Lead our team of 3 software engineers and external resources
• Write specifications for customized machines and internal projects and ensure that the software required is developed on-time and defect free
• Be the direct interface with other departments
• Correct bugs and continuously improve the base of installed software
• Support Customers and Service Engineers on the field to fix software issues, accuracy issues and connectivity issues
• Improve dynamic and static accuracy of our machine tools
• Develop Graphical User Interface for customized project (WPF)
• Develop/Improve algorithms for Automatic Calibrations, Image Processing, Home Made Sensors, … (C#)
• Develop/Improve PLC projects for our machine tools and future models (Codesys)
• Oversee the CNC settings optimization
• Write documentation and procedure on the developed software (installed and future software)

 The management part represent 20% of the activity

For this position, we are looking for candidates with the following profile:

• Software engineering background including at least 3 to 5 years of software development for industrial equipments
• At least three years previous experience in managing software development teams
• Project management expertise, including scheduling and tracking
• Ability to manage conflicting priorities and willingness to work effectively in a business-critical production environment
A strong desire to produce high quality software through Agile Methodology, code reviews, and other best practices
• Openminded and Innovation focused
HES/EPF engineer Master degree in Microtechnic, Mechanic or Electronic
• At least three years previous experience in Automation Development
• Excellent knowledge of C# (WPF, Telerik library), Microsoft Visual Studio .NET Framework and communication standards (TCP/IP, Modbus, Profinet, Profibus, Serial, …)
• Excellent knowledge in Mathematics and Physics (Geometry, Kinematic and Dynamic Models)
 Significant experience in CNC programming / PLC / Motion Control
• Excellent communications skills in French with good command of English
• CH/Valid work permit (EU)
Do you want to join our fast-growing, innovative, and progressive company? If you feel that you have the qualities to make an effective contribution, please apply via Jobup

Please note that we will only reply to the selected candidates. Many thanks for your understanding


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