Systems Engineer (100%)

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide is removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded in 2009 by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now spearheading the DAC industry globally. It has the world’s largest DAC facility and storage installation in operation and a team of over 300 Climeworkers determined to contribute to a net-zero future.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to ensure the rigorous development of our integrated systems to demonstrated validation.
  • You work as part of the R&D Systems Engineering & Integration office, and you are responsible to ensure that Climeworks’ complex future systems can be delivered as efficiently as possible and are fully verified and validated prior to execution.
  • You quickly learn Climeworks’ technology architecture to consistently help limit development issues through efficient cross-disciplinary interface and communication, and structured requirements management.
  • You are responsible for the effective implementation of requirements engineering in some of our major system development and integration projects.
  • You work closely with the technical project manager; you oversee the creation and execution of relevant verification and validation plans and protocols and monitor progress.
  • You work with the technology, product and engineering teams to compile, analyze and document test results to ensure complete validation of all requirements as programs mature.
  • You participate in performance and architecture trade-off studies, as well as risk management activities.
  • You contribute to program status, summary, and issue resolution tracking reports.
  • You regularly collaborate, discuss, and review designs or decisions with the various development teams.

Your story

  • You hold a university degree within a scientific or engineering discipline.
  • You have at least 3 to 5 years of work experience in a similar role.
  • You bring knowledge of successful systems engineering and requirements management from a complex hardware development industry.
  • You are familiar with risk analysis (including FMEA) and root cause analysis tools.
  • You are self-driven, an excellent communicator with the ability to convey complex ideas simply.
  • You have the ability to work both independently and in teams, are comfortable with fast-paced development and are adaptable to change. You are keen to both make a difference and learn as you go.
  • You are business fluent in English.

What we offer: A horizontal organization, a great team, an improvement-oriented approach, and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology. Sounds like you? We are looking forward meeting you! Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal:

Our promise:  At Climeworks, you are accepted for who you are.
As part of our ongoing journey towards creating a diverse and inclusive environment - we encourage everyone to apply! All qualified applicants are considered for positions, so bring along your knowledge, personal experiences, and fresh perspectives, and together we can solve one of humankind’s greatest challenges. We look forward to getting to know you!

We do not accept candidates from agencies for our positions.

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