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You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Murten, Switzerland

Teamleader Hardware & Electronic Design Engineer (m/f)

Sonova Communications AG, located in Murten, is a company of the Sonova Group. We are the global market leader and Sonova’s competence center for ultra-miniaturized wireless communication systems. Our product offering ranges from communication devices for hearing impaired persons to professional communication solutions for security, industry and broadcast applications.


We want to grow our team to develop leading edge technical solutions and products to delight the consumers of our new Consumer Hearing Business. The team is based primarily in Murten and to a lesser extent in Stäfa. New hires will be preferably based in Murten. If you are interested in joining an agile, driven and fun team and working on these exciting new products and in contributing with your passion and technical skills to the success of this  newly formed business unit, please apply for the position as


Sonova Communications AG / Switzerland / Murten


Teamleader Hardware & Electronic Design Engineer (m/f)


In this role, you will be responsible for the lead of the hardware team (30-50%, depending on team size) and for contributing hands-on with PCB design to the development of true-wireless hearable products and accessories (50-70%).


Your main tasks and responsibilities:


  • Lead, coach and develop a team of highly qualified engineers which spans across multiple disciplines: Mechanical design, Electronic design and Wearing comfort simulation
  • The team develops complete hardware solutions in the speech enhanced hearables market.
  • Strengthen the team and fill knowledge gaps by strategical recruitment
  • Participate in definition of architecture and specification of new platforms and products
  • Contribute to resource planning across projects and teams
  • Technology assessments in relevant domains.
  • Collaboration with development teams in different business units in Stäfa and Wedemark (tools and methods)
  • Electronic design of analog and digital parts of miniaturized Speech Enhancing Hearables, of miniature communication systems, including documentation and verification of electronic systems
  • Support of Project Leaders with planning of electronic design tasks
  • Definition of test plans, analysis of failures
  • Specification of electronic production testing and support of Manufacturing Engineering for the test systems
  • Support of Manufacturing Engineering during industrialization phase
  • Support of the product certification procedure by providing adequate in-house qualification and preparing technical files for submission to the certification laboratory


Your profile:


  • Engineering Degree (Dipl. or Master ETH / University / FH) or equivalent, in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience in Mechanical Design is a plus
  • Hands-on experience (min. 5 years) in electronic circuit design (including soldering, measurement equipment and debugging) using ECAD
  • Understanding of the state-of-the-art electronic development processes, from concept to product
  • Experience in short range electronic / wireless system design
  • Experience with Hardware in part. low power and low voltage, analog and digital design, PCB & IC design
  • Knowledge of statistical data analysis, Acoustics/Electroacoustics and developing algorithms in Matlab is a plus
  • Familiarity with test equipment such as oscilloscope, audio generator/analyzer, audio amplifiers, sound cards, parameter analyzer
  • Solution orientation, willingness to take on responsibility, focus on essentials
  • Flexibility, able to set priorities and to think strategically
  • Fluent in English mandatory, good command of German and/or French is an advantage


Our offer


We can offer you a new challenge, working in teams with engineers and experts, with interesting tasks and much more – including an open corporate culture, flat hierarchies, support for further training and development, opportunities to take on responsibility, attractive employment conditions and flexible working time models in various roles.

Kathrin Krause, Director HR, is looking forward to receiving your complete application (cover letter, CV, references and certificates) via our online job application platform.

For this vacancy only direct applications will be considered.


Sonova Communications AG

Herrenschwandweg 4

CH-3280 Murten

+41 58 928 91 00


Sonova is an equal opportunity employer.

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.