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Engineering Internship – Embedded HW/SW (60-100%)


Are you a technically gifted person and want to support us in the Embedded HW/SW area? Are you up for a new challenge and ready to make a big difference? Is sustainability important to you? Do you want to work towards a more energy-efficient future? Then join our young and dynamic team as Engineering Intern.

We are LEDCity, a cleantech start-up founded in Zurich, with the goal of reducing energy consumption in the lighting sector worldwide by 80 %. To achieve this, we are developing a globally applicable lighting system that uses sensors and an innovative wireless mesh network to control the lighting according to demand.


Main tasks:

  • Design, development and testing of hardware using ECAD tools such as KiCad.
  • Design, development and testing of firmware in C/C++ for our lighting and IoT products.
  • Development and automation of production and test processes using Python.
  • Collaboration in other development projects and management of sub-projects.
  • Writing reports and presentations.


  • Support the product management


Your Must Have’s

  • Start-up mentality and the necessary portion of flexibility.
  • You are interested in sustainability and the latest technologies.
  • Bachelor or Master student in Engineering ETH / FH (Electrical, Systems Engineering) and looking for an internship of 3-12 months.
  • Good embedded hardware and software knowledge is a must for this position.
  • You have an independent, systematic and analytical way of working.
  • You are an EU/EFTA Citizen.

Your Nice to Have’s

  • Knowledge of radio technologies (Bluetooth Low Energy, Bluetooth Mesh, Cellular), sensor technologies (I2C, UART, SPI) and operating systems (RTOS / Zephyr / Linux) is advantageous.
  • Version management with Git.
  • Linux operating system knowledge would make you an even better candidate.


At LEDCity you are not just a small wheel in a big machine; you are an important and highly valued individual. As a team we work towards our higher goal together – your success is our success and vice versa.

  • Time for yourself – enjoy 6 weeks of holiday per year.
  • Innovative start-up environment where you can actively contribute to a more sustainable future.
  • International, young, and dynamic team of talented people who have made their passion into their profession.
  • You can grow with us – there are many career opportunities in a fast-growing start-up.
  • Work in our centrally located office and at home.
  • As much coffee and tea as you can drink and fresh fruit.
  • Fun and team building – every second week is Funday Friday with changing activities like swimming, ping-pong, barbecue, etc.
  • If you like us and we like you: Then we would love to keep you with us after the internship by offering you a permanent position.

Have we sparked your interest? We are looking forward to receiving your application documents in German with a CV, photo, a compelling portfolio, and a letter of motivation. Hopefully we will get to know each other soon!

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