Photonfocus is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high-quality CMOS image sensors, OEM camera modules and industrial cameras for sophisticated applications. Since 2019, the high-end technological company based in Lachen, Switzerland has been owned by ISRA VISION GmbH – the global innovation leader for industrial image processing (machine vision), surface inspection and 3D machine vision. Thanks to its many years of experience and a consistent customer focus, Photonfocus creates intelligent system solutions for all industry sectors on the basis of a modular camera architecture.

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Team Leader / Senior C++ Software Developer (m/f/d), Barcelona

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Work Experience: Required

Language Skills: English (spoken and written)



Your responsibilities


As Team Leader you will manage the day-by-day activity of the team and the project pipeline. You will set high quality standards, promote modern software best practices and perform code reviews. In addition to leading the team, you will be hands-on in implementation.


You will be developing desktop applications to display and postprocess images under Windows and Linux. You will also help us to develop SDKs that serve as bridge for the image acquisition between the camera and the custom application. You will participate in the design of the software architecture and help to maintain our continuous integration system.


Your main tasks


  • Manage a team of software engineers, oversee their work and mentor them in best practices.
  • Guide the team in delivering high quality code.
  • Bring deep technical knowledge in areas such as concurrent and GUI programming, networking and performance analysis.
  • Manage projects in the pipeline to ensure meeting the deadlines.
  • Enhance the functionality of existing libraries and development of new ones.
  • Implementation of GUI components and custom applications.
  • Improve the performance of existing Kernel modules: NDIS filter driver, Linux net hook, etc.
  • Design clean, reusable and testable code.
  • Maintenance of existing toolchains.
  • Support the sales team and customers (second and third level support).
  • Assisting with the hiring, interviewing and training processes.


Your profile


  • Demonstrated experience and success in managing medium size teams of developers (2 years min relevant experience in the role).
  • Experience leading cross-team technical discussions, but also with partners, providers and customers.
  • Extensive experience in C and C++ (>=C++11) (5 years minimum).
  • Strong knowledge of concurrency and synchronization mechanisms.
  • Proved experience in GUI programming (Qt, MFC, wxWidgets or similar).
  • Experience with CMake, Conan, Jenkins Pipelines and Docker.
  • Experience developing under Linux (gcc).
  • Good knowledge of the English language (spoken and written) is a must.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within an international development team and independently.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, effective communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills


It would be even better if you have experience with:


  • Kernel development: NDIS filter driver, Linux net hook, ...
  • Network protocols: TCP, UDP, GigE Vision, ...
  • Unit testing.
  • Scripting languages (e.g. Python).
  • OpenCV and OpenGL.


We offer


  • Working for an international technology and market leader
  • Open and dynamic corporate culture with flat hierarchies
  • International projects and demanding tasks
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Friday afternoon free
  • Office in Barcelona city center (metro stations Plaça Catalunya, Jaume I, Urquinaona)
  • Health insurance
  • Individual training measures to support professional development
  • 23+6 days of holidays
  • Casual dress code

Grow with us:
Attractive social benefits and meaningful work are waiting for you! Simply send us your complete application documentation (Motivation Letter, CV, Diplomas/Certificates) by email.

Contact me


Sandra Meyer

Phone: +41 55 451 04 45
E-Mail: career(at)