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Patent Engineer
(f/m/d)   Vienna   Full time

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Tatiana Rezan-Sirotinskis

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Kapsch TrafficCom develops smart solutions to make mobility safer, more sustainable and efficient for everybody. We design, build and operate traffic management systems including connected vehicles technology and mobility demand management as well as tolling services for cities, roads, tunnels and bridges around the world. We develop data and video analytics platforms, building on state-of-the-art technologies including AI, machine learning, big data and cloud services to enable the digitalization of mobility.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive patent searches and intellectual property checks before development to prevent patent infringement and secure our products' freedom-to-operate. 
  • Competitor Patent Monitoring: Regularly monitor competitor patents to avoid infringements, ensure freedom-to-operate, and identify innovation trends in the market. 
  • IPR Management: Act as a global one-stop-shop service point for development units, enhancing efforts in intellectual property rights (IPR) management. 
  • Market and Technology Research: Perform ongoing market and technology research to stay ahead in the industry. 
  • Patent Searches: Conduct background and prior art patent searches to support development activities. 
  • Patent Application Support: Assist in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, including drafting specifications and preparing reference figures. 
  • Technical Expertise: Provide technical expertise during invention evaluation and stimulate patent creation activities. 
  • Portfolio Management: Support the management of our intellectual property portfolio to maximize value and strategic advantage. 

Your Profile: 

  • University Master’s degree with a technical background. 
  • Minimum of three years of relevant work experience in the field of intelligent transportation systems. 
  • Strong experience in research and development or product and solution management.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills. 
  • Well-developed strategic thinking. 
  • Innovative mindset and approach.  
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel. 
  • Excellent oral and written German and English. 

Our Offer:  

  • We have a unique corporate culture, driven by family tradition since 1892. We strive to create a work environment conducive to personal growth, satisfaction and achievement. 
  • You you will be part of an international company with European roots and our Solution Architecture Team 
  • A hands-on onboarding with an experienced team to get familiar with the business and domain-related processes 
  • Space for creating innovative solutions and ideas within a professional team practicing Agile methodologies 
  • Social benefits of a modern company, e.g. Homeofficemobile devices, flexible working hours, operating restaurants, meal discount, bridge day regulation etc. 
  • Possibility to participate in regular trainings (technical and personal development) 
  • A market compliant gross salary of EUR 65.000 p.a. based on a full-time employment, which can be adapted according to your qualifications and your job experience 
  • Start date: as soon as possible, full-time position (38,5h)
  • Location: Vienna 
  • The benefits of working for the Kapsch Group

Kapsch is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We attach great importance to a balance in the diversity of our employees. Therefore we welcome all applications without regard to gender, age, religious beliefs/ideology, sexual orientation, ethnicity or national origin. 

Your contact for this position: Tatiana Rezan-Sirotinskis, Talent Acquisition Partner Austria, T: +43 50 811 1906