Head of IoT

Hybrid from Lausanne, Hamburg or Porto
High-growth Logtech company looking for experienced Head of IoT.

During its scale up phase, AELER’s Head of IoT will have the role of ensuring that the IoT component of AELER’s innovation exceeds customers expectations both in terms of functionality and reliability. She/he will have the responsibility to plan, formalise and structure the growth of AELER’s IoT activities, from product roadmap and strategic decisions, to the organisation of the IoT team  and budget allocation. She/he will be responsible to coordinate with other product development and business activities in the company to ensure that the roadmap is aligned with major product releases.

About us and the role

We are on a mission to become the engine for an automated, sustainable and inclusive trade system.

AELER is an AI-driven company building the technologies to automate in-transit freight logistics. We focus on robust data collection for predictive and prescriptive analytics of the end-to-end supply chain. 
To support our end-to-end services, AELER has designed a next-generation intermodal container capable of monitoring in real-time the container and its cargo while processing the data at the edge to maximize reactivity.

What we’re offering is a chance to, through a fast-growing company, apply your expertise and skill in a global industry that tremendously needs IoT technologies to improve on its efficiency and reliability.

At AELER, you'd be joining a multicultural and multi technical team of experts driven by their mission. We work on everything from materials to electronics and artificial intelligence. We care about science, about quality products and about bringing value to the world.

Experience - Crucial

  • Successfully led the product release and industrialization of a complex IoT device and managed its development team. 
  • Strong experience in IoT product management (Withings, Garmin, Apple, Samsung, ABB, Bosch, ...)
  • Product oriented mindset, focused on time to market optimization
  • Excellent leadership skills, able to communicate in cross-functional teams
  • Fluent in english

Experience - Optional

  • Technical background, master degree in an engineering field
  • Well established industrial network
  • Expertise in FreeRTOS, Mbed Linux, low and ultra-low power IoT devices (sleep and deep sleep mode)


  • Play an active role in the company’s IoT product strategy
  • Draft and execute on the plan regarding AELER’s IoT product and industrial roadmap
  • Look after AELER’s IoT team
  • Propose budget & resources allocation
  • Liaise with the business and operational teams to ensure the product exceeds AELER customer’s expectations
  • Coordinate company IoT training programs

What we’ll love about you

  • You are creative
  • You are rigorous and responsible
  • You a’re quick on your feet, you think big and like to solve challenging problems
  • You are good at nurturing a strong and cohesive team spirit

What you’ll love about us

  • We are on a mission with significant global impact, and it shows
  • We care about each and everyone
  • We value highly the personal development of Aelerians
  • We make things happen
  • We value honesty and integrity