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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 Owner 80-100%

Location:  Wangen b. Dübendorf


In this role, you will be responsible for the coordination of all activities concerning one or more specific applications.

The application owner works closely with different technical teams such as maintenance, network, safety and security.



  • Ensure all activities concerning a specific change/project, between people in the area of maintenance, end users or its representatives, software developers and suppliers
  • Develop and execute software verification plans and system quality assurance procedures
  • Actively participate in the development of processes, identify and recommend process improvements
  • Actively provide guidance and governance by ensuring the solution is consistent, scalable, maintainable and harmonized
  • Provide onsite support in preventive and corrective maintenance task/system and user acceptance testing
  • Investigate technical incidents, ensure 3rd level maintenance support in cooperation with the maintenance and engineering staff
  • Act as contact person for change managers regarding the planning and implementation of minor to major changes
  • Act as liaison and ensure integration between supplier, internal project team, internal management, customer project teams and management


  • Engineering degree ETH/FH
  • Senior engineer with 10+ years of experience
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and ability to follow a modern agile approach
  • Familiar with Service Oriented Architecture, Web services, Enterprise Service Bus and proven experience with Linux servers in virtualized environments
  • Sound experience in project and application management, agile development with external suppliers, as well as testing
  • Team spirit with strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of German, English (spoken and written, French is a plus
  • Willingness to travel to Geneva and occasionally to suppliers (Europe)

Location: Wangen b. Dübendorf

When: upon availabilty

Working percentage: 80-100%