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Who we are

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.

Staefa, Switzerland

Software Security Engineer

Are you passionate about data privacy, product cybersecurity engineering and risk management?

This is a great opportunity for you to work within our R&D product cybersecurity team and collaborate side-by-side with software developers, architects, project- and product managers in different development teams. Your main responsibility is to minimize data privacy and security risks of our mobile apps, cloud services, desktop applications and hearing aids through the entire product lifecycle. In this responsible position you will also interface and collaborate with other departments such corporate IT, legal and quality management.


Your tasks


  • Ensure privacy- and security-by-design principles are incorporated into our products and services from the beginning
  • Identify and address product cybersecurity and data privacy threats
  • Conduct privacy impact and cybersecurity risk assessments for products and services that we develop for our customers
  • Define and execute security and data privacy verification and validation tasks such as design and code reviews, static code analysis, dynamic application security testing, vulnerability scanning and penetration testing
  • Manage and coordinate security testing executed by our partners
  • Propose and develop risk mitigation measures to minimize cybersecurity risks and privacy impact
  • Perform and support vulnerability management activities for our products and services
  • Support creation of privacy and security documentation including required regulatory evidence
  • Contribute to evolve our privacy and security processes, methods and tools used for R&D product development and post-market monitoring
  • Contribute to security automation and development of DevSecOps practices


Your profile


  • BSc/MSc degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent
  • Ideally 3+ years of experience in regulated industry
  • Specialization or further education in cybersecurity such as CISSP, GSEC or similar
  • Result-oriented team player with a pragmatic approach and good communication skills
  • Passionate about cybersecurity and data privacy
  • Fluent in written and spoken English; German is a plus


Our offer


We can offer you a new challenge, with interesting tasks and much more – including an open corporate culture, flat hierarchies, support for further training and development, opportunities to take on responsibility, an excellent range of foods, sports and cultural facilities, attractive employment conditions, and flexible working time models in various roles. Employment level 80-100%.


Kira Maurer, Talent Acquisition Manager, 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 AG
Laubisrütistrasse 28
CH-8712 Stäfa
+41 58 928 01 01

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.