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With 1500 employees from more than 30 countries and cultures working at 14 sites, Skyguide provides air traffic control services for Switzerland and parts of neighbouring countries. In 2021, Skyguide safely and efficiently guided around 0.7 million (in previous years around 1.3 million) civil and military aircraft through the busiest airspace in Europe.
That’s why Skyguide needs you!

Application Engineer (Air Situation Display) 80-100%

Location:  Dübendorf



In this role, you will be involved in the evolution and maintenance of the air situation display application, a key function for our air traffic controllers.



  • Coordinate all activities concerning a specific change/project in a scaled agile environment
  • Implementation of changes according to the requests by air traffic controllers
  • Configure and document requirements to the application
  • Test the application including the creation of test plans, test cases & reports
  • Organize the User Acceptance Testing related to changes
  • Provide support in preventive and corrective maintenance tasks
  • Investigate technical incidents and ensure 3rd level maintenance support in cooperation with the maintenance and engineer-ing teams as well as with customers
  • Create training material and train technical staff
  • Establish and maintain relations with internal and external stakeholders
  • Act as contact person for change managers regarding the planning and implementation of minor to major changes
  • Act as system analyst for complex, operational changes which can impact multiple applications in the ATM system landscape


  • Engineering degree ETH/FH or a strong ATM background, with relevant IT knowledge
  • Strong analytical and high organizational skills
  • Ability to quickly understand business needs and to take initiatives and decisions
  • Sound experience in requirements engineering and testing
  • Practical experience with test automation is a strong plus
  • Team spirit with strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Professional experience in an agile or scaled agile environment preferrable
  • Practical knowledge of JIRA, Confluence and Polarion (ALM tool) are a strong plus
  • Experience in Air Traffic Management (ATM) or similar domain a plus
  • Mother tongue German, good knowledge of English (spoken and written), French is an asset
  • Willingness to travel occasionally to branch offices (Switzerland) and suppliers (Europe)


Location: Wangen bei Dübendorf

When: Upon availability

Working percentage: 80-100%