System Engineer (M/W)



LocationLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland

Your Mission

The Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of 16,000 people, including over 10,000 students and 3,500 researchers from 120 different countries.

System Engineer (M/W)

In view of the development of their activities, the Parallel Systems Architecture (PARSA) and Embedded Systems (ESL) Labs at EPFL are looking for a C/C++ developer.

Main duties and responsibilities include :
  • Develop and maintain full-stack software for servers and mobiles
  • Work in a dynamic and energetic environment on cutting edge technologies

Your profile :
  • Excellent capabilities in C/C++ development, familiar with the latest C/C++ features
  • High level of knowledge of the POSIX programming interface and Linux specifics
  • Experience with Docker containers, hypervisors, VM’s including VMWare, Xen or QEMU
  • Mobile app development (for Android and iOS)
  • Installation and management of EDA tools
  • Optional: good knowledge of scripting

Your character:
  • Passionate about computer systems, systems programming and emerging technologies
  • You share our obsession for quality and teamwork
  • Self-reliant, you are capable of rapidly prototyping from a functional spec
  • Persistent, you do not like, to let a problem lie unsolved
  • You are able to reassess yourself and learn from your mistakes

We offer :
  • EPFL is a premier institution of higher education with a world-class, award-winning team of researchers and educators in computer science and engineering
  • The two labs are members of EcoCloud, a research center pioneer in advanced datacenter technologies and end-to-end data solutions
  • Two teams of doctoral students and postdocs
  • An opportunity to evolve in an environment promoting advanced technologies
  • Possibilities for further continued education and professional growth

Start date :
To be agreed upon

Term of employment :
Unlimited (CDI)

Remark :
Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered.


In your application, please refer to
and reference  JobID 46048.