Software Engineer

The company

WindShape develops indoor weather simulation technology for the testing, validation, and certification of drones in controllable, accurate and repeatable flight conditions. Our innovative solution features a unique wind generator system, known as WindShaper, capable of generating an infinite variety of wind profiles thanks thousands of wind pixels (fans). The company’s objective is to enhance current drone testing and certification capabilities to enable autonomous and scalable drone applications for tomorrow. The company has its main office is in Geneva, Switzerland, and a North American branch Tulsa, OK, USA.

Job brief

We are seeking a skilled Software Engineer to join our dynamic Research and Development team. This person would play a crucial role in developing software for our WindShaper wind generators as well as other products and accessories such as measurement equipment.

About the position

  • Office location: Geneva, CH
  • Report to: Head of R&D
  • Weekly work time: 42h (full-time)
  • Travel time: 0-10%

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and maintain backend systems for our wind generators as well as our test and measurement equipment.
  • Collaborate with frontend developers (web apps), hardware engineers, and other stakeholders to integrate UI elements with server-side logic.
  • Optimize existing software to improve overall system performance, responsiveness, and scalability.
  • Identify bottlenecks and address performance issues in the backend infrastructure.

Requirements

  • BSc in Software Engineering or related fields (EPF, HES, or equivalent)
  • Proficient in Python with a focus on backend development
  • Experience in setting up and using asynchronous queues and concurrent programming techniques
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Previous work experience in backend development roles 
  • Knowledge of numerical science (large datasets handling, interpolation, …) is a plus
  • English: proficient (at least B2 or equivalent)
Job Category: Technical
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Geneva CH

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