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Axon Vibe is a location-based contextual platform that detects and predicts human behaviour. The company was founded in 2014 by location technology veterans (Google Maps, Endoxon, Multimap) and has assembled a 100-strong team of software engineers, machine learning experts, designers and product visionaries.

We operate as a start-up and we have exciting growth plans. Our team embodies innovation, curiosity, trust and fun. Together we are working on the next generation mobility solutions.

We are headquartered in Lucerne and offer amazing career opportunities across all our offices, which also include London, Norwich, New York City and Hong Kong.

We look forward to hearing from you!


We are currently actively recruiting for 4 positions


Headline information:

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Remuneration: Competitive

About the role

Axon Vibe provides the technology to help public transport operators get ready for and lead one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. By late 2020s, its predicted that U.S. passenger miles travelled will be served by on-demand vehicles owned by fleets, not individuals, in a new business model Transport-as-a-Service (TaaS).  TaaS will unify public, private & autonomous transportation into an efficient service, that users can pay for with a single account. TaaS is predicted to virtually eliminate road accidents and we may see a largely carbon-free road transportation system. 

We are looking for a Data Scientist to join the Axon VIBE Platform team. The Axon Vibe platform core capability is collecting sensor data from mobile & wearable devices in a battery efficient manner and enriching the Axon Vibe Platform with powerful real-time contextual consumer behavior data. 

We believe the magic is where Data Science meets User Experience to find exciting & new interaction models, and new best practices on how devices communicate to users. 

User privacy is an important concern to the company, as part of the role it is expected that all team members to be an advocate for user data protection. 

We trust our staff and to demonstrate this Axon VIBE operates a flat structure policy, you will report directly to CTO and will have a high level of autonomy in your work. 

You will also have opportunities to travel to places such as our company headquarters in Switzerland, and other offices around the world in the UK, New York and Vietnam.

  • Work with User Experience Designers, Data Engineers and Software Engineers to implement and maintain real-time analytics pipelines that enrich the Axon Vibe Platform with powerful consumer behavior data products 

  • Adapting, designing and implementing machine learning algorithms & heuristics, predictive analytics and statistical analysis  

  • Build, measure and learn through designing and running experiments, testing hypotheses, building and measuring model performance.  Evolving pragmatic solutions that solve immediate requirements into sophisticated machine learning solutions.  

  • Assessing the volume of data, the type of data, the speed and quality of data collection.   

Your profile: 

The person we’re looking for is enthusiastic, keen to learn, passionate about Data Science, delivery driven, a great communicator and creative problem solver. 

You must be highly collaborative, hardworking and happy to roll up your sleeves, when the going gets tough. Although we are 100 people, we are all in the same team, you must be confident and generous in sharing your own knowledge and ideas.

  • Proficient in statistical modelling and reporting, feature engineering and machine learning. 

  • Toolkits, programming and scripting experience (Python, Java, R, SQL, Matlab etc…) 

  • Experience with AWS cloud services big data tools a bonus 

  • Database experience relational, document, graph, key-value stores 

  • Experience working with location or telemetry data a bonus 

  • Experience with cross-functional team’s agile teams 

Bring your great attitude, along with your Data Science skills and let’s see what we can achieve together!

DATA SCIENTIST

(NEW!)

 

Headline information

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Remuneration: Competitive

About the role

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join the Axon Vibe Platform team. The Axon Vibe platform core capability is collecting sensor data from mobile and wearable devices in a battery efficient manner and enriching the Axon Vibe Platform with powerful real-time contextual consumer behaviour data.

User privacy is an important concern to the company, as part of the role it is expected that all team members to be an advocate for user data protection.

We trust our staff and to demonstrate this Axon Vibe operates a flat structure policy, you will report directly to the CTO and will have a high level of autonomy in your work.

You will also have opportunities to travel to places such as our company headquarters in Switzerland, and other offices around the world in the UK, New York and Vietnam.

  • Work with Data Scientists and Data Engineers to implement and maintain real-time analytics pipelines that enrich the Axon Vibe Platform with powerful consumer behaviour data products
  • Productionize heuristic & machine learning prototypes into real-time, high volume / high availability solution
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources and technologies
  • Work with stakeholders to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs
  • Keep our data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers and regions
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc

Your profile

The person we’re looking for is enthusiastic, keen to learn, passionate about Software Engineering, delivery driven, a great communicator and creative problem solver.

You must be highly collaborative, hardworking and happy to roll up your sleeves, when the going gets tough. Although we are 100 people, we are all in the same team, you must be confident and generous in sharing your own knowledge and ideas.

  • Strong Java 8 & Spring framework experience is mandatory
  • Experience with data heavy systems, warehousing, distributed systems, machine learning frameworks & concepts
  • Location or telemetry data and technologies experience a bonus
  • Restful API’s, microservice architecture, OO design, Junit, Swagger, SQL, NoSQL
  • Experience with databases like PostgreSQL, Mongo, Neo4j and Messaging systems, such as RabbitMQ, Kafka, Spark
  • DevOps mentality and practical experience with tools for build and deployment automation (Ansible, Gradle, Jenkins, Maven, Docker, continuous delivery)
  • Experience of agile delivery methods and tools (JIRA, Git, CI)

Bring your great attitude, along with your software engineering skills and let’s see what we can achieve together.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER


Business development manager (USA)

Headline information

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: New York City, USA
  • Remuneration: Competitive

About us

We provide wthe technology to help public transport operators get ready for and lead one of the fastest, deepest, most consequential disruptions of transportation in history. It is predicted that in the future miles travelled will be served by on-demand vehicles owned by fleets, not individuals, in a new business model called Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS).

Axon Vibe is working with forward thinking transportation agencies across the world and provides the technology powering mobile applications to orchestrate the door-to-door mobility without compromising users’ trust.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Business Development Manager with the irrepressible drive to bringing our story to the North American market, to increase marketplace awareness of our ambitious and visionary start-up, and to close deals with large North American public transport operators.

Your profile

We are looking for a confident personality that:

  • has an extraordinary track record in developing business in greenfield markets
  • enjoys kicking off successful business relationships through pro-active cold calling
  • has several years of professional experience in the mobile digital business
  • has a friendly and competent appearance, assertiveness and very good communication skills
  • appreciates working in international teams and values different perspectives
  • enjoys working closely with internal and external project stakeholders, loves to work self-organised, to make decisions and to plan proactively
  • has the willingness to extensive travel within North America for client meetings and trade shows
  • is fluent in both written and spoken English
  • brings in additional education in Sales and/or Business Management and/or Innovation as a plus.

You can expect a diversified and challenging position in a young, dynamic tech company with a bold vision. We are headquartered in a castle overlooking the picturesque City of Lucerne, Switzerland, and have offices in the UK, New York City and Hong Kong.

Bring your great attitude, along with your outstanding business development skills and let’s see what we can achieve together.


Headline information

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Remuneration: Competitive

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Product Owner to drive our mobile solutions that enable our partners to engage with their mobile app users. Using creative and pragmatic methods we want you to contribute to the product roadmap and lead your teams to deliver on the product strategy.

You will be working with two SCRUM teams in Da Nang, Vietnam. Hence, experience of working with distributed teams in Asia is welcomed. We are looking for a personality driven to deliver outstanding and disruptive products based on requirements identified together with the businesses.

These challenging tasks we offer you in an innovative yet game-changing environment with distributed teams in Lucerne, London, Norwich, New York and Da Nang. We use JIRA, Slack, Zoom, and try not to use email. We are constantly refactoring, improving and open to new tech, new approaches and processes.

Your profile

  • Bachelor or Master Degree (ideally in engineering, IT or business)
  • Proven experience in agile mobile app development
  • Hands-on and willing to get your hands dirty (you might find yourself sitting in a train testing your own mobile app or digging deep in a SQL database)
  • Solve problems and take decision attitude
  • Willingness to travel to Da Nang (Vietnam) 3-4 times a year (1-2 weeks)
  • Experience in coordinating developers and task in different locations
  • Very good communication skills in German and English

Bring your great attitude, interest in the latest technology along with your Product Owner skills in creating, slicing and dicing product backlogs, epics, retrospectives, reporting, facilitating, negotiating, brainstorming, data analytics, data visualization, user experience, and communication, and let’s see what we can achieve together.

Product Owner - Mobile Apps

 

Note: This position has now been filled. However we are always on the look out for strong Product Owners, so please contact us if you are interested)


Software Engineer in Test

(1 position still available)

Headline information

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: Norwich, London or Lucerne
  • Remuneration: Competitive

About the role

We are looking for a Software Engineer in Test to join the Axon Vibe Platform team.

The Axon Vibe Platform consists of iOS and Android SDK’s, back-end services and data analytics/machine learning pipelines. As part of your day to day job you will work within your squad to deliver features while improving test culture, tools and processes.

User privacy is an important concern to the company, as part of the role it is expected that all team members to be an advocate for user data protection. We trust our staff and to demonstrate this Axon VIBE operates a flat structure policy, you will report directly to the CTO and will have a high level of autonomy in your work. You will also have opportunities to travel to places such as our company headquarters in Switzerland, and other offices around the world in the UK, New York and Vietnam.

Job specification

  • Ensure features developed by your squad are well tested and continue to work release after release.
  • Carry out exploratory and non-functional testing.
  • Work with other engineers to ensure that systems are designed for reliability,
  • performance, and testability.
  • Help to automate test and release processes.
  • Build and maintain tools for test development, execution and reporting.
  • Contribute to and influence test strategy.

Your profile

    The person we’re looking for is enthusiastic, keen to learn, passionate about testing in an agile environment, delivery driven, a great communicator and creative problem solver.

    You must be highly collaborative, hard-working and happy to roll up your sleeves, when the going gets tough. Although we are 100 people, we are all in the same team, you must be confident and generous in sharing your own knowledge and ideas.

    You have experience and are comfortable with:

    • working in an Agile team with a Scrum, Kanban or similar approach
    • reading and writing code (particularly Java)
    • implementing tests with frameworks such as JUnit, JBehave, Cucumber,
    • Espresso, XCTest (unit, integration, functional, acceptance tests)
    • testing RESTful APIs
    • working closely with data scientists
    • talking SQL to a database (especially PostgreSQL)
    • using common continuous integration and source control tools such as Jenkins and Git
    • working with Unix based operating systems and common command line tools (Docker / Kubernetes experience is a plus) 

    Bring your great attitude, along with your ninja testing skills and let’s see what we can achieve together.


    Other opportunities

    If you don't see a role that's for you above but feel that you could you could be a good fit please get in contact.

    Right now we're particularly interested in hearing from people experienced handling transit data and routing services, such as working with GTFS data feeds or 'under the hood' on routing services. 


    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.