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Career at armasuisse

At armasuisse, you can expect a dynamic environment, challenging large-scale projects and a wide variety of different job profiles. Become a part of our company!

Security for Switzerland – now and in the future.

Who are we?

armasuisse is the Federal Competence Centre for the procurement of technologically complex systems and materials, security-related technologies and quality management, as well as for the real estate of the DDPS. Competent and customer-focused, around 900 employees develop customised solutions for both military and civilian customers all over Switzerland.

Competence sectors

armasuisse consists of seven competence sectors. The competence sectors «Command and Control + Reconnaissance Systems», «Aeronautical Systems», «Land Systems» and «Purchasing and Cooperations» are responsible for procuring systems and material for the Armed Forces. «armasuisse Real Estate» is the real estate competence centre of the DDPS and «Science and Technology» is the technology centre of the DDPS. The competence sector «Resources and Support» comprises all the interdisciplinary functions which ensure the operation of the company.


armasuisse is represented at a total of 12 different locations all over Switzerland. The headquarters in Bern as well as the building of the competence sector «Science and Technology» in Thun are the two largest locations. 

Working environment

Optimum development is only possible in a pleasant working environment. armasuisse is therefore concerned with actively shaping and continuously optimising the working environment. At armasuisse, a modern infrastructure awaits you, with attractive offers covering all aspects of health promotion as well as diverse development opportunities tailored to your needs. 


Diversity and sustainable inclusion are important to armasuisse. That’s because diversity leads to versatile ideas, creative solutions and visionary thinking. Regardless of life experience or previous professional career, gender or language: armasuisse aims to be as varied as Switzerland itself. We are committed to this every day.  


Internal women’s network «Women Connect»

«Women Connect» is armasuisse’s internal women’s network. The network pursues the goal of strengthening networking between women within armasuisse and encouraging learning from and with each other, as well as identifying and using synergies.

Participants of the Kick Off Event of Women Connect


armasuisse is committed to the five values of «Openness», «Trust», «Respect», «Courage» and «Vision». With these values, together with joy in our daily work, we want to shape our culture, strengthen our identity and promote cooperation. To make sure that this is not simply lip service, all employees actively work to address how these values can be tangibly experienced in their daily work.

What do we offer?

  • International working environment
  • Unique large-scale projects with long-term effect
  • Working with future-oriented technologies
  • Versatile challenges
  • Valuable contribution to the security of the country and the population
  • Active contact with Swiss business and politics

Portrait of Darko Savic

«Thanks to my job at armasuisse, I deal daily with state-of-the-art systems and technologies. The exchange with Swiss business and politics as well as the international environment make the work all the more exciting. In addition, I consider it a privilege to be able to make a contribution to the protection of the people of Switzerland with my work.»

Darko Savic, Head of FG New fighter aircraft

  • Unique and comprehensive development programme with Fit4Function
  • Wide range of advanced training and continuing education
  • Promotion of diplomas and certifications relevant to practice
  • Career models in management, specialist and project careers
  • Regular feedback on performance and professional development
  • Annual assessments and employee performance development reviews

Portrait of Nadja Leibundgut

«Continuous development and lifelong learning are of key importance in working life today. armasuisse takes this fact into account and offers its employees diverse and exciting development opportunities. Thanks to the unique development programme Fit4Function, I was able to expand my network in the company and to develop personally in my career. armasuisse supports me to keep fit in my current role and pursue my career goals.»

Nadja Leibundgut, Project controller

  • Fair entry salary and continuous salary development
  • Extensive social benefits
  • Numerous fringe benefits such as assumption of 1/3 of the non-occupational accident insurance premium, loyalty bonuses, higher family allowances than required by law
  • Attractive privileges
  • Insurance with the Federal Administration’s pension fund (PUBLICA)

Portrait of Acosta Nafissatou

«As a part-time employee, mother and student, the combination of fair salary, the numerous fringe benefits and the option of increasing my pension though voluntary purchases or savings contributions with the PUBLICA is a total win situation!»

Nafissatou Acosta, Official in charge

  • Flexible work time models such as job sharing and part-time work
  • At least five weeks holiday for all employees
  • Option of home workplace
  • 20 days paternity leave
  • Active promotion of health with various different offers such as local sports offers

Portrait of Carlo Schmid

«As a family man, I appreciate the option of part-time and mobile working. This allows me to optimally balance my work and private life.»

Carlo Schmid, Head of personnel and organizational development

Top Company 2023 award from kununu

On kununu, armasuisse is in the top 5% of most popular employers in Switzerland, Germany and Austria and bears the label Top Company 2023.

kununu is a platform on which employees can rate employers in topics such as work atmosphere, work models, salary and application processes. This helps interested parties to obtain an initial impression of the company. 



The award for Top Company 2023 motivates us to continue to offer exciting tasks and attractive working conditions to our employees. 

Convinced? Then take a look at our job offers and apply today.

What can you offer?

armasuisse offers a wide variety of different positions and occupations. From the psychologist in HR, to the project manager in Commerce, the environmental engineer at armasuisse Real Estate right through to the scientific employee in the Cyber-Defence Campus. Many people find a suitable job with us. If you want to act on your own initiative, play a committed role and actively participate, you’ve come to the right place!

Professional Worlds

HR armasuisse Guisanplatz 1
CH-3003 Bern
+41 58 463 56 56


HR armasuisse

Guisanplatz 1
CH-3003 Bern


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