BMS FW/HW Engineer (F/M) 100%


Facing the challenge of our time

Help us grow and be more impactful!

The “Battery Systems” group of our “Sustainable Energy” Business Unit based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, is currently looking for a Battery Hardware Engineer. 

Fixed term contract of 2 years

Your mission

CSEM develops a ground-breaking BMS platform, that exploits electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) for battery management. Your mission is to support our hardware development team with the realization of FW (70%) and HW (30%) for our patented zBMS technology.

We are looking for an electronics engineer with background and hands-on experience in the design, prototyping, testing, and troubleshooting of embedded electronics. The purpose of this new position is to accelerate the prototyping of our battery management electronics and to proactively contribute to improving it, especially the signal acquisition and data communication capabilities of our architecture. You will also closely collaborate with the SW, algorithm and testing teams to guarantee fully functional and verified prototypes.


Your responsabilities 

  • Design, implementation and test of FW running of the selected BMS processors including data acquisition, process scheduling, data communication as well as implementation of signal processing algorithms.
  • Design of electronic circuits using schematic capture software and the design of new PCB layouts.
  • Report the your achievements and results in a clear and concise manner, both internally and externally.
  • Support for prototyping process including ordering, manufacturing and commissioning of PCBs.
  • Support for other short-term industrial projects as required, e.g. project mounting or specific implementations.
  • Proactively propose innovative solutions to enhance operations in domain of activity.


Your profile


  • MSc in Electronics or Electrical Engineering and at least 5 years of practical experience.
  • Experience in embedded software programming (C programming, RTOS, communication protocols).
  • Experience in PCB design (based on Altium or similar tools), prototyping, testing, and troubleshooting.
  • Hands-on experience with laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, power supplies, soldering iron, etc.
  • Knowledge of Lithium-ion battery technologies, know-how of EIS and other diagnosis techniques being a plus.
  • Track record in battery technology development at industrial level being a plus.
  • Professional proficiency in English (oral and written).


Interpersonal skills

  • Open, creative, and result-oriented mindset
  • Highly motivated, eager to learn and with a strong sense of ownership
  • Autonomous with strong analytical capacity for solving technical problems and work organization
  • Clear presentation of accomplished work and potential issues
  • Natural curiosity and ability to work on multidisciplinary projects
  • Team player with good communication skills to interact constructively with colleagues and partners

CSEM mission and values

Our mission is the development and transfer of innovative technologies to the Swiss industry. Our objective is to make an impact on our customers and on society at large in the fields of precision manufacturing, digital technologies and sustainable energy. Our strength is the excellence of our people, about 600 passionate specialists dedicated to innovation and technology transfer. We believe that strong values support the successful development of our organization as well as the harmonious and balanced development of all our employees.

We are

  • A unique place between research and industry at the cutting edge of new technologies
  • An innovative, non-profit, and employee-driven company
  • A dynamic, multidisciplinary, and multicultural environment
  • A solar team focused on enabling solutions to energy challenges for a sustainable world

Working@CSEM means

  • being part of a passionate community
  • incredible flexibility, attractive working conditions, and great opportunities of development
  • benefit from a management style based on trust & feedback and that favors a work-life balance

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity.

We look forward to receiving your complete application file via (CV, cover letter, certificates & diplomas) our job page.

Preference will be given to professionals applying directly.