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Software Technical Leader

14 June 2022

We shape the future of intralogistics with robotic, data-driven and flexible automated solutions that achieve exceptional value for our customers. Swisslog helps forward-thinking companies optimize the performance of their warehouses and distribution centers with future-ready automation systems and software. Swisslog is a member of the KUKA Group, a leading global supplier of intelligent automation solutions with more than 14,000 employees worldwide.

We are seeking a dynamic Software Technical Leader to deliver complex software updates for our customers.

Short Facts

  • Redditch
    Redditch, United Kingdom
  • Software Development
    Software Development
  • Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time
    Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time

Make an impact

  • Lead a team of Software Realization Engineer designing and developing software customizations to Swisslog’s standard software solutions for manual and automated warehousing operations in support of the company’s complete product portfolio.
  • Transform functional requirements into software design, code and validate it according the defined test cases. Coordinating a team of software engineers and assisting less experienced members of the team.
  • Following and fostering agile methods in software development as defined by the organization. 
  • Ensure adherence to all the relevant instructions and standards of the Swisslog Quality Management System.
  • Take overall responsibility for the technical realisation of the software project under his or her control, and to supervise the software project team members
  • Undertake the delivery of an entire software project or part of a project, including design, implementation, testing, integration (in-house) and documentation
  • Draw to the attention of the project / integration managers problems which will adversely affect the outcome of the project which he or she is responsible for, and where possible to work towards solutions to the problems
  • Ensure that the work carried out for a project fulfils the requirements of the client contract and protects Swisslog’s interests

Bring to the team

  • Experience in a commercial software development environment
  • Previous experience of leading a team providing software solutions
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Strong Java (SE, EE)
  • Enterprise frameworks: EJB 3.1, Spring
  • Enterprise Java APIs - JPA, JMS
  • SQL programming
  • Understanding of Relational database concepts and architecture
  • Degree in computing or related subject

Our promise

Swisslog provides you with the possibility to grow while working with us to deliver a game changing mission: to shape the future of intralogistics by introducing an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value. We are proud of our Swiss roots, while the opportunities we offer stretch across the globe. We don't expect perfection, but we do expect Collaboration, Commitment, Clarity, and Competence (our Core Values) from all our colleagues. In return, we offer you the chance to be part of the driving force behind solutions that are shaping the future, while we develop the leaders that will shape ours.

About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the #future of #intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we are at the forefront of technology that is changing the world. Serving some of the biggest and most exciting brands across the globe, we're a team of 2,000 professionals and 50 nationalities, working together to transform intralogistics with smart minds and fresh perspectives. With our flexible, #robotic and #data-driven automated solutions, we are powering the supply chain and taking the industry forward. #JoinOurTeam and bring ideas to life!


Swisslog is part of a global organization that strives to provide opportunities, a healthy work-life balance and a wide range of social activities. Just some of the benefits our teams enjoy include:

  • Highly competitive salary 
  • A great working environment
  • Working with advanced technologies
  • Encourages new ideas & innovations
  • Empowerment & project ownership
  • Future-oriented projects with leading brands
  • Hands on training & skills development
  • Domestic and international career opportunities

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