SwissDrones is one of the globally most advanced companies to transform the aerial intelligence market. Our uncrewed helicopters replace dangerous, polluting, and expensive manned aircraft for critical applications in public safety, search & reconnaissance, and infrastructure inspection globally – enabling safe, low-emission, and cost-effective solutions for a better world.

Systems Engineer Avionics 80-100% (a)

in Buchs, SG, Switzerland.

What's in for you

  • An emerging game-changer in uncrewed aviation
  • To be part of a high-tech company that is at the forefront of advancing drone technology and innovation
  • A team of over 50 people from (currently) 12 nations and cultures
  • A dynamic, motivated, hands-on and international working environment
  • Transparent communication and open feedback culture with short communication lines
  • Individual work-life balance solutions, flexible working models to support the personal and professional ambitions of our employees
  • Unlimited space for entrepreneurial thinking and participation
  • Respectful treatment at eye level, appreciation and equality
  • 20% mobile office option
  • Office space and production facilities with good connections to public transport
  • Well-known and international customers, suppliers and partners
  • The best team events
  • A strong can-do/will-do culture
  • Steep learning curves, a transparent career plan and trusting mentorship
  • 360° insight and 100% involvement in the processes and development steps of our drones
  • 25 paid vacation days per year

Role and Responsibilities

  • You will work on the technical product development for the new drone, the ‘SD120
  • Improvement and development of the drone avionics, flight controls, electro-mechanical actuation, signal processing and automation
  • Taking over system design responsibility
  • Technical documentation
  • Creating technical specifications, configurations and wiring diagrams
  • Assembly of components and systems
  • Integration of components in the aircraft and its electrical system
  • Software integration and configuration
  • Testing of the complete drone system
  • Root cause problem solving
  • Managing avionics components and system suppliers
  • Improving SwissDrones processes and procedures

Your ideal profile

  • Technical higher education, e.g. in avionics engineering, aerospace engineering, systems engineering or electrical engineering
  • Work experience in hardware integration & specification of flight control and electrical-mechanical actuation for Aerospace Avionics
  • Work experience in software integration & specification of signal processing and automation in Aerospace Avionics
  • Experience with testing and root cause problem solving for hardware and software components
  • High degree of flexibility and working in a dynamic and growing company
  • Willingness to improve company procedures and processes
  • English: C1 – Advanced


  • Experience in one of the major CAD programs
  • German: B2 – Upper Intermediate

If you are a passionate and capable individual who wants to be part of a world-class team to shape the future of aerial intelligence, please send us your job application.