Energy Control and Software Engineer (F/H) 100%


Facing the challenges of our time

Help us grow and be more impactful!

 The “Energy Systems” group of our “Sustainable Energy” Business Unit based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, is currently looking for a: Energy Control and Software Engineer (100%)


Your mission

Your mission is the development of advanced control and optimization strategies for energy systems. You participate to R&D projects with a strong innovation focus to help industrial companies solve problems in the field of energy management, simulation, and forecasting.


Your responsibilities

  • You design control and optimization strategies for energy systems & define associated software architectures.
  • You design, implement and deploy full-stack applications for energy systems in real-world systems on PC-based or embedded systems, including data acquisition & management, machine-learning, control, optimization algorithms and performance evaluation.
  • You implement software for control and optimization strategies on PC-based and embedded systems.
  • You implement software to acquire and store data for performance evaluation from real-world test sites.
  • You model energy systems, implement them in suitable tools (EnergyPlus, etc.) and run performance tests.
  • You establish test plans for the performance evaluation of the implemented software based on real-world data.
  • You document your work, make technical reports/presentations, and share insights with the team.

Your profile


  • MSc or PhD degree in Energy, Control Engineering, or related fields
  • Strong knowledge in signal processing, control, and optimization
  • Knowledge in modelling of energy systems and associated simulation tools
  • Proven experience in the implementation of control and optimization strategies for energy systems
  • Proven experience in the use of energy modelling software tools (e.g., EnergyPlus, IDA ICE, etc.)
  • Proven experience in Python/C programming and software development tools (e.g., Git, Docker, etc.)
  • Knowledge of and experience in implementation and verification of industry-grade software
  • Knowledge of requirements and experience in implementation for machine learning being a plus
  • Knowledge of requirements and experience in implementation for embedded systems 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 and our strength is the excellence of our people who are passionate about 550 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.