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Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

Staefa, Switzerland

Requirements Engineer / Focus Product

Research & Development delivers hearing solutions and services for hearing impaired people, hearing care professionals, and further related people, in the form of hearing devices, accessories, web services, mobile applications, and PC software. Our agile engineering process relies on reusable engineering assets, made of software, electronics, and mechanical parts. 

In a world of uncertainty and complexity, the Requirements Manager with focus product holds an important coordination and mediation role between the stakeholders of the engineering process, which include engineers, product managers, researchers, and hearing health care professionals.


Your tasks

  • Facilitate understanding and agreement among the stakeholders of a product to be built on its externally observable characteristics (its functions, variability, interfaces, qualities, and constraints, but also its context, its usage and the goals of its users)
  • Document the above material into product requirements specifications, with the structure, relations, and detail level which is needed by the engineering stakeholders (e.g. Verification Engineer, Product Manager, Developer), and adhering to medical device regulations
  • Ensure reuse of documentation developed by other teams.
  • Create and maintain traceability between User-, Product Requirement Specifications, Test Cases and Risks.
  • Know and follow Sonova’s standard operating procedures according to the training requirements
  • Contribute to interdisciplinary agile development teams and participate in the team rituals


Your profile

  • Engineering degree, higher technical school or apprenticeship with diploma. Further education or training in Requirements Engineering (such as IREB) is a plus
  • Minimum 2 years of engineering experience, preferably experienced in an industrial/production environment
  • Self-motivated, pro-active and solution oriented (with strong problem solving skills)
  • Proficient with abstractions and conceptual modelling
  • Able to collaborate and communicate well across geographical, cultural and language borders
  • Assertive and able to influence without hierarchical authority and willing to take on responsibility and ownership
  • Experienced with market driven software intense device engineering
  • Familiar with lean and agile work methodologies


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.

Gianni S. Raffi, Senior 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

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