Head of Software Engineering EMEA

17 March 2021

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge – one where you can really make a difference? Are you passionate about technology and keen to share your expertise internationally? Step forward and discover Swisslog!

Working as part of our #SoftwareDevelopment team with a great team spirit, you will use the power of technology to shape the future of intralogistics for forward-thinking customers. We’re offering a talented individual the opportunity to join our incredible team and get the most out of their potential – could it be you?

Short Facts

  • Maranello
    Maranello, Italy
  • Software Development
    Software Development
  • Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time
    Regular/ Permanent/ Full-time

Make an impact

The Head of Software Engineering EMEA  will play an integral role in the development and implementation of the software strategy for the region. The successful candidate will create structures where reports and their teams are empowered, driving ownership and accountability, working together to minimise the escalation process. Implement a structure and resources to ensure efficient software development to meet the agreed customer specifications on time and to the highest standards. You will also be required to ensure all software engineering teams in the region work according to Swisslog’s standard processes and coordinate with the Software Engineering Competence Lead. This role will be required to lead the software engineering teams throughout the design, implementation and commissioning phases, whilst monitoring and planning the related departmental budgets. A strategic thinker, focussing on optimising resources based on competence and hourly rates to increase Swisslog’s overall competitiveness. Head of Software Engineering EMEA will be required to make sure their teams in the region work according to Swisslog’s standard processes. You will be responsible for monitoring and planning the related department budget.

Bring to the team

It is essential that the successful candidate has experience in software development and engineering and has a clear understanding of IT and Software development topics. The ideal candidate will have a degree in computer science or equivalent education and have extensive knowledge in current software methodology and trends. You must also have previous experience in leading a large software engineering ideally in different geographical locations. Applicants must have excellent communication and collaboration skills to work with different internal functions. The position will be based in one of the larger team locations in Maranello, Italy or Dortmund, Germany.

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.

Flexible Working Options
Great Team Spirit
Latest Technology
Global Opportunities

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!

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