Trainee GBTS Software Engineering

Fly with us into the future and become part of the team at one of the most innovative aircraft manufacturers in the world.

The Software Engineering Trainee program at Pilatus Ground Based Training Systems (GBTS) has an opening for one year of intensive learning on the job for trainees. During this period, experienced engineers as mentors support young and local talents to become GBTS software specialists. This program offers the trainee an entry into the area of software development for training systems in aviation.


Your place of work: Stans, Schweiz

What you do

  • Continuously updating technical knowledge and skills by working with the trainer and by participating in DevOps projects as well as programming sprints
  • Familiarizing with aviation as well as with simulators and other training systems
  • Integrating existing software products and getting platforms to work together
  • Researching, designing and writing new software programs
  • Testing new programs and fault finding
  • Understanding requirements from engineering, test, verification, and validation and working closely within sprints of the agile software teams

What you bring

  • University degree in the areas related to software development
  • Initial understanding of software architecture and programming in C++, JavaScript or Python
  • Knowledge of go, JAVA, rust, or shell programming will be an advantage
  • Solid knowledge of spoken and written English
  • A self-starter mentality with good team player skills

What we offer

  • Financial participation in the company's success
  • Flexible working hours
  • Promotion of job-related trainings
  • Good social benefits
  • Referral fees for successful employee placement
  • Discounted meals in our staff restaurant and employee discounts

Become part of the Pilatus family

  • We want to address everyone with our job ad's and are committed to diversity in our company – we are looking forward to receiving your online application
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Fly with us

We look forward to your online application

Your contact

Roman Zeder
Phone: +41 41 619 63 98

Apply online