Simulation Engineer


Traila, a privately-owned Swiss start-up based in Regensdorf, is seeking a Simulation Engineer to join our dynamic and international team. Specializing in developing a deep-tech active steering technology for the rail industry, we aim to significantly reduce wear and tear of wheels and rails, as well as noise and vibrations. This not only improves the experience for travellers but also contributes to creating urban environments that are more sustainable. As part of our team of highly qualified and experienced engineers and business personnel, you will play a critical role in advancing mass-transport solutions for today and future generations. If you are passionate about the rail transportation industry and dedicated to sustainability, Traila could be your next career move.


  • Contribute as a member of the Development Team towards achieving Traila's goals.
  • Develop and implement MBD simulation models to analyze and optimize the performance of our active steering technology.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to collect and analyze data from field trials.
  • Validate and verify simulation models by comparing them with real-world data.
  • Maintain records on the verification activities and creation of verification reports.
  • Identify areas for improvement and propose design modifications based on simulation results.
  • Contribute to the development of new tool-chains to enhance the accuracy and efficiency of our simulations; including the development of HiL, SiL, and PiL simulation capabilities.


  • Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Strong knowledge of MBD simulation software and tools
  • Experience in conducting simulations and analyzing results
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as MATLAB and Simulink
  • Interdisciplinary knowledge in mechanics, software, and electronics
  • Good written and spoken English and German language skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with specific ability to write at a professional and technical level for test report documents
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills


  • Working in a multicultural team
  • Flexitime and Flexible working conditions
  • Weekly yoga classes and running groups
  • Language courses available
  • Periodic social events
  • Opportunities to participate in industry conferences or workshops
  • The position is predominantly office and workshop based at Regensdorf, Zürich
  • Remote working and home office policies exist
  • Only candidates with Swiss work permits or EU residency will be considered
  • Join our dynamic and international team of engineers and help shape the future of rail transportation with our cutting-edge simulation technology. Apply now!
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11-50 employees
Rail Transportation

Traila is a privately-owned Swiss start-up developing a deep-tech active steering technology for the rail industry, in order to radically reduce wear and tear of the wheels and ra…

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