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Senior Electrical/Avionics System Engineer (f/m/d)

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Experienced Professionals

For sovereign security.

At RUAG we make a significant contribution to Swiss security. For sovereign security - in everything we do. This is what our approximately 2,500 employees work for every day: at 18 locations, at home and abroad. That is what drives us. For both our customers and for Switzerland. As a future-oriented technology partner of the Swiss Armed Forces, life-cycle management, operations, and the availability of military systems for land and air are a priority for us.
In this position, you will work in an international working environment, with open-minded, ambitious, and enthusiastic coworkers. You will
work on civil and military aircraft (helicopters, fix-wing and UAV) and state of the art mission systems, with the great opportunity to help
refine our system development process, getting involved in all phases from conceptual design to lab and flight testing. In this function you
will work in our Engineering Center in Emmen.

You can move it

  • Requirement Capture, feasibility and initial design concept
  • Lead the plan, development, prototyping, testing, integration and certification of electrical and avionics systems in accordance with recognized systems
engineering practices
  • Manage external supplier and liaise with customers, procurement, sales and authorities on a technical level
  • Lead internal and with customer Design Review
  • Write and review System Safety Analysis /Functional Hazard Analysis
  • Support New Technology and Innovation Projects

What you should bring with you

  • University Degree in electrical or aerospace engineering
  • 5 years of relevant experience in in the aerospace, or similar
safety critical industry in a systems engineering role.
  • Experience is an asset
  • Knowledge of electrical power gen and distribution design is
  • Knowledge of FMS, HUD and FCS systems is advantage
  • Working knowledge of FAA/EASA certification requirements
  • Experience in requirements management and tools such as
DOORS is advantage.
  • Self-starter with ability to take ownership of received tasks as
well as to handle multiple activities simultaneously ensuring
correct prioritization to meet a set schedule
  • Lateral Management skills and ability to work in a dynamic and
multicultural team
  • Fluency in English (C1), German will be an advantage


Elma Dzafic
+41 58 488 86 20

Place of work

RUAG AG, Seetalstrasse 175, 6032 Emmen

What awaits you

Exciting tasks

We provide you with a wide range of exciting tasks through our engineering services for land and air systems.

Finger on the pulse

At RUAG, you develop innovative solutions to present-day challenges and keep your finger on the pulse.


We support you in this respect so that you can use and develop your knowledge in an optimal manner with the future in mind.

Your contribution makes all the difference

Because you know what you want. We provide room for ideas and independence. Share your enthusiasm for future-oriented technologies with established colleagues. Take responsibility together with us and make a significant contribution to the security of Switzerland.


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Elma Dzafic

Talent Acquisition Specialist

+41 58 488 86 20

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