Why working with us?

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging job experience, here are six good reasons to consider Paradox Engineering:

1. We’re in a business that makes sense.

The Internet of Things is changing the way Cities manage their own assets and resources, thus improving quality of public services and citizen satisfaction, reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions, optimizing costs and processes. Together, we can really play a role in the Smart City transformation.

2. We have deep roots.

We were born as a telecommunication company, and matured unique competences in radio design, network design and management, low power consumption and data collection systems. You will build on our strong innovation capabilities and over 10 years of experience in networking and Internet of Things solutions for smart urban and industrial environments.

3. We think big and act global.

We are the innovation engine of MinebeaMitsumi Group, leading global provider of Electro Mechanics Solutions™ with over 78,000 employees and an established business presence in all five continents. This means we work in a multinational and multicultural environment, with cross-functional teams and frequent opportunities to travel worldwide.

4. We learn, every day.

In a dynamic team like our, there’s always something new to learn. You will be in the first line on very innovative technological projects, sharing knowledge and expertise with high talented professionals. Your contribution will make things happen, taking the maximum out of any project and any task.

5. We never say “we can’t”.

We own our technologies, and 100% of their intellectual property – although we always advocate industry standards. If a technology, innovation or idea can bring value to customers, partners and to our team, there will be almost no constraint to pursue it.

6. We are heading to the future.

We work for today and for tomorrow – to win future challenges with cutting-the-edge technologies and solutions. We are part of an industrial group with more than 65 years of history, and a long-term strategy to ensure continuity and success to employees, customers and partners.

Open positions

We are always interested in exceptional talents to build a brilliant team, help shape the future of our company and provide customers a compelling portfolio of Internet of Things smart solutions.

If you want to employ your talent with us, have a look at our open positions and apply for the one that best fits your profile by writing to recruitment@pdxeng.chAll job opportunities are intended for Paradox Engineering’s offices in Novazzano (Ticino, Switzerland). We offer Swiss Labour contracts and remuneration in line with candidates’ experience.

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Junior Software Engineer

– ref. “PE_SWEng_2018.J”

Together with our software engineering team, he/she will collaborate to the design and test of integrated software enterprise platforms. 

Main responsibilities

  • Develop applications and software components for back-end and communication middleware, running on embedded Linux platforms and Linux servers
  • Enhance application performance with high-performance computing technologies and distributed database

Qualifications

  • University degree in Electronics Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent discipline
  • Knowledge on software development on Linux and Linux embedded operating systems
  • Knowledge on software engineering methodologies: lifecycle, quality assurance and testing techniques, continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies, Agile scrum methodology
  • Knowledge about server side logic, data models, micro-services based architectures, data storage and security solutions
  • Knowledge of IoT platforms
  • Knowledge about devops technologies, such as docker and configuration languages
  • Knowledge about front-end technologies and integration
  • Proficiency in back-end programming languages such as python, C++, go, javascript, java
  • Knowledge about code versioning tools, such as Git

Soft skills

  • Flexible, able to manage time efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Problem solving approach, commitment and ability to work in dynamic and international environments
  • Effective communication in English (both written & oral – including technical documentation)

Embedded Software / Firmware Engineer

– ref. “PE_FWEng_2018.7”

Together with the embedded software design team, he/she will define the design specification, coding  and testing embedded SW for complex low power, RF IoT devices.

Main responsibilities

  • Promote new technologies, proactively looking at innovative protocols and solutions
  • Develop low level drivers, protocol stacks and low power applications software

Qualifications

  • University degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or equivalent
  • Proven experience in architecture definition and software development in C/C++ for embedded applications
  • Knowledge of IoT technologies and application protocols for embedded systems – such as CoAP and MQTT
  • Good knowledge of microcontrollers, in particular Cortex-M and peripherals
  • Experience with radio networking protocols such as 802.15.4, 6LoWPAN, IPv6, TCP-IP, ZigBee, Bluetooth
  • Good knowledge of low power design techniques
  • Experience in debugging and validating complex embedded systems and protocol stack
  • Ability to read schematics and debug at PCB level using typical lab equipment if needed
  • Knowledge and experience on software engineering methodologies: lifecycle, quality assurance and testing techniques, continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies, Agile scrum methodology
  • Knowledge of RF IoT platforms
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Soft skills

  • Flexible, able to prioritise activities and managing time efficiently, meeting deadlines
  • Problem solving approach and ability to manage pressure
  • Able to work cross-functionally in dynamic and international environments
  • Effective communication in English (both written & oral – including technical documentation)

Senior Software Engineer

– ref. “PE_SWEng_2018.3”

He/she will be in charge of collaborating to the architecture definition, design and test of integrated software enterprise platforms

Main responsibilities

  • Co-design the architecture of complex back-end systems
  • Develop applications and software components for back-end and communication middleware, running on embedded Linux platforms and Linux server
  • Enhance application performance with extensive use of high-performance computing technologies and distributed database
  • Promote new technologies, proactively looking at innovative applications

Qualifications

  • University degree in Electronics Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent discipline
  • Proven experience in software development on Linux and Linux embedded operating systems
  • Database engineering and optimization
  • Knowledge and experience on software engineering methodologies: lifecycle, quality assurance and testing techniques, continuous integration and continuous deployment technologies, Agile scrum methodology
  • Experience as scrum master as a plus
  • Knowledge of IoT platforms
  • Knowledge about server side logic, how server side interchanges data with users and devices, data model, data storage and security solutions
  • Knowledge about devops tecnologies, such as docker and configuration languages
  • Knowledge about front-end technologies and integration
  • Proficiency in back-end programming languages such as C++, go, python, java, javascript
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

Soft skills

  • Flexible, able to prioritise activities and managing time efficiently, meeting deadlines
  • Excellent problem solving approach, high level of commitment and ability to manage pressure
  • Able to work cross-functionally in dynamic and international environments and to work effectively and independently with all levels of the organization and clients
  • Effective communication skills and willingness to travel worldwide