Team Leader / Senior C++ Software Developer (m/f/d)

December, 2023: As Team Leader you will manage the day-by-day activity of the team and the project pipeline. You will set high quality standards, promote modern software best practices and perform code reviews. In addition to leading the team, you will be hands-on in implementation.

You will be developing desktop applications to display and postprocess images under Windows and Linux. You will also help us to develop SDKs that serve as bridge for the image acquisition between the camera and the custom application. You will participate in the design of the software architecture and help to maintain our continuous integration system.

Work Experience: Required         Language Skills: English (spoken and written)

Your main tasks

  • Manage a team of software engineers, oversee their work and mentor them in best practices.
  • Guide the team in delivering high quality code.
  • Bring deep technical knowledge in areas such as concurrent and GUI programming, networking and performance analysis.
  • Manage projects in the pipeline to ensure meeting the deadlines.
  • Enhance the functionality of existing libraries and development of new ones.
  • Implementation of GUI components and custom applications.
  • Improve the performance of existing Kernel modules: NDIS filter driver, Linux net hook, etc.
  • Design clean, reusable and testable code.
  • Maintenance of existing toolchains.
  • Support the sales team and customers (second and third level support).
  • Assisting with the hiring, interviewing and training processes.

Your profile:

  • Demonstrated experience and success in managing medium size teams of developers (2 years min relevant experience in the role).
  • Experience leading cross-team technical discussions, but also with partners, providers and customers.
  • Extensive experience in C and C++ (>=C++11) (5 years minimum).
  • Strong knowledge of concurrency and synchronization mechanisms.
  • Proved experience in GUI programming (Qt, MFC, wxWidgets or similar).
  • Experience with CMake, Conan, Jenkins Pipelines and Docker.
  • Experience developing under Linux (gcc).
  • Good knowledge of the English language (spoken and written) is a must.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an international development team and independently.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, effective communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills

It would be even better if you have experience with:

  • Kernel development: NDIS filter driver, Linux net hook, …
  • Network protocols: TCP, UDP, GigE Vision, …
  • Unit testing.
  • Scripting languages (e.g. Python).
  • OpenCV and OpenGL.

We offer:

  • Working for an international technology and market leader
  • Open and dynamic corporate culture with flat hierarchies
  • International projects and demanding tasks
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Friday afternoon free
  • Office in Barcelona city center (metro stations Plaça Catalunya, Jaume I, Urquinaona)
  • Health insurance
  • Individual training measures to support professional development
  • 23+6 days of holidays
  • Casual dress code

Grow with us: 
Attractive social benefits and meaningful work are waiting for you! Simply send us your complete application documentation (Motivation Letter, CV, Diplomas/Certificates) by email.

Contact me
Sandra Meyer
Phone: +41 55 451 04 45
E-Mail: career(at)

Photonfocus AG 
Bahnhofplatz 10 ,
8853 Lachen, Switzerland 
Phone: +41-55 451-0000