Senior Embedded Software / Wireless Communications Engineer (m/f/x)

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: WD-0007460

What's the role?

As a passionate engineer you will be responsible in designing and implementing embedded software (SW) for the communication layer of high-quality optical measurement systems used in the construction industry. With your knowledge in wireless communication technologies you will strongly contribute in creating a connected laser measurement system.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might nothave heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software andservices for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, builtover 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptionalservice. With some 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’relooking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step upto new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

In your day to day life you will design, implement and test the embedded SW for the communication layer in high precision optical measurement system. With your passion for wireless communication technologies and your hands-on mentality you will be responsible in integrating the communication layer with hardware and within the overall system.

You will be responsible for all SW and system topics related to wireless communication during the entire product development life cycle from prototyping to productization.

With your strong background in wireless communication technologies you are closely working together with our electronics engineer, internal experts and certification bodies. You will strongly contribute to the successful certification of our products.
Your strong interpersonal skills will help you in the collaboration with our external development partners.
Your role will give you the opportunity to try out new, creative solutions and bring differentiation to our products.

You’ll work with some of the industry’s most trusted and innovative engineering products.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, where you are part of a creative and diverse team. We give you many opportunities to develop yourself and we will support you in shaping your individual career path. Join our positive team spirit!
Our Headquarters is located in Schaan, in the beautiful and mountainous Rhine Valley. We offer state-of-the art office spaces, a staff restaurant with a variety of healthy food, coffee corners, an in-house gym with a relaxation room and so much more. Additionally, Hilti e-bikes are readily available for you to use free of charge! It is in close vicinity to a direct train stop for easy commuting to the Swiss and Austrian borders.
We want you to work your best and offers such as flexible working/part time arrangements, free parking slots and day care for your children are just some of the ways we do that.

Why should you apply?

About you: you are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

What you need is:

  • You hold a master’s degree or above in (wireless) communication technology, electrical engineering or related field
  • You have excellent knowledge in wireless communication technologies, including current WLAN standards (802.11n, ac, ax, …), bluetooth standards (BLE, …) and good knowledge of network protocols
  • You provide broad experience in embedded software development (C, C++)
  • You have the capability to analyse and understand complex systems and protocols
  • You understand RF technologies and protocols / understanding of Linux / RTOS (kernel/driver development)
  • You are willing to combine theoretical work, hands-on implementation and industrialization
  • You can work independently and within a team environment with a pro-active working style & a getting-things-done” approach
  • You have strong interpersonal skills to successfully perform in a global matrix environment
  • You are fluent in English

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application!
You can learn further about your team member, Peter Nussbaumer (

*For non-EU / EFTA citizens: Please state your eligibility status to work in Switzerland/ Liechtenstein and note that if you do not own a valid Swiss/ Liechtenstein work permit, Hilti cannot guarantee your final employment due to authority regulations.

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