Join the positioning team!

Drive Innovation. Connect the world.

What we do

Founded more than 20 years ago as a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH), u-blox started its successful company journey by revolutionizing the positioning market and repeating this success again and again.

Today, we are a recognized thought leader in positioning and GNSS technology. Our engineers provide innovative solutions to customers and bring this technology into new emerging markets. From robot control to autonomous driving, the technology we develop at u-blox is a game changer for the future!

Bird and u-blox, industry leaders in micromobility and GPS/GNSS positioning technology, have teamed up to develop the first module designed to prevent sidewalk riding and improve compliance.

Who we are

Our multicultural team of around 230 engineers and product managers (representing more than 30 different nationalities) is distributed in our various R&D centers across Europe.

What do we stand for as a team?

  • We strive for innovation, quality and thought leadership
  • We foster a collaborative environment, in which everyone counts and respects each other
  • We offer a flat organization and welcome all feedback and improvement ideas
  • Last but not least, we enjoy having cool stuff to work on and to be on the leading edge of new technologies! 

Working together with our Solution Engineers, Product Marketing, Operations, and Support team members – we cover the entire product lifecycle.

Discover what our colleagues are saying

Peter, Senior Software Engineer

“It is great seeing your work used in real products!”

Giovanna, Test Engineer

“I am continuously learning new things”

Where do you fit?

We have very diverse and interesting engineering & product management roles and we encourage our employees to take on new roles in other teams or departments. Once on board, you will keep learning and broadening your expertise!

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Developers

As a software or hardware engineer in our platform team, you focus on specialist domains like signal processing, navigation or timing. You work on creating our flexible and configurable solutions. You enjoy having a system view and designing state-of-the-art and future-oriented functions.


Product Engineers

Product engineers

In our product teams, you develop the solutions according to client and market needs, by taking elements from the platforms created by our developers, adding the customer-specific parts, and testing until final product release.  

Thanks to your embedded engineering skills, you create stable products with high quality. You enjoy the variation in your work and want to deepen your understanding of customer expectation and product use.


Verification & validation Engineers

Verification & validation engineers

Testing and ensuring the performance of our products is key. As a test engineer you understand the features behavior and ensure there is no weakness in the design. Thanks to you, our engineering quality and customer value is permanently improving.


Application engineer

Application engineers

As an Application Engineer, you know global positioning systems and/or related technologies. You enjoy cross-functional collaboration to help clear any technical roadblocks towards commercializing our products. You also help our customers in the design phase of our products.

You understand the importance of customer satisfaction, you are good at communicating and you appreciate seeing the immediate impact of your work.


Product managers

As part of our product strategy teams, you are responsible for the Positioning product roadmap. With your engineering background you understand our product portfolio and integrate market view into our strategy. You are strong in cross-functional collaboration within R&D as well as with Sales & Marketing, and of course with our customers.


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Technology Engineers

Our small technology team provides technical oversight and leadership in our technology initiatives. As a positioning technology specialist, you keep abreast of new technologies and identify and investigate the technology trends of the future.


Discover our locations and benefits

Our positioning teams are distributed across eight R&D centers in five European countries. Our job postings always specify if a position is available in more than one location, and we are growing in every location. We always look for the best talents and we support relocation. Have a look and discover the world with us!

Our global perks

  • You can work 40% of your working time remotely. We ensure a complete office infrastructure with an individual office desk in all our locations.
     
  • In addition to fair and market-competitive salaries, all our R&D employees participate in the company performance bonus as well  our stock option program.  Teamwork and collaboration are the key to innovation and success!
     
  • We are aware that learning objectives and career growth are different for each individual. We strive to give you an environment in which you can expand your knowledge and follow the path that suits you best. We encourage internal role changes, offer various technical training, as well as leadership trainings for new managers.
     
  • Time to relax and connect with each other has always been part of our company culture. In addition to different team events and social gatherings, everyone is invited to a summer event and a Christmas party, which are organized in each location.
Thalwil office

Thalwil (Zurich) in Switzerland

  • Nice location near the lake of Zurich
  • Between 25 and 30 days of vacation a year
  • Employee insurance contributions covered, additional contributions to the pension fund
  • Reimbursement of public transport costs
  • Sport activities, “Friday Apero”, barbecue, and an amazing roof terrace

Office Finland

Espoo & Tampere in Finland

  • Easy access locations in Perkkaa, Espoo and Hervanta, Tampere
  • Modern office premises
  • Good local benefits (commuting, lunch, sports&culture, etc.)
  • Sport & Team activities

Cambourne office

Cambourne & Reigate in UK

  • The Reigate office is centrally located right next to the train station
  • The Cambourne Park office is close to the Cambridge city center
  • Social protection like Income protection insurance & enhanced medical coverage or additional health cash plan
  • Free parking spaces

Athens office

Athens in Greece

  • Modern offices located in the Maroussi region with nearby Metro, Suburban and Bus lines  
  • Meal Vouchers
  • Parking lot or public transportation subscription
  • Health/life insurance
  • Pension plan

Hannover office

Hannover & Berlin in Germany

  • Our latest new positioning offices, and growing!
  • Offices centrally located in Berlin and Hannover
  • Company grant for public transport
  • Pension scheme

Interested in joining our team?

Check out our open positions.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!