The lack of specialists is a widely addressed subject, also in Switzerland where a lot of companies in Eastern Switzerland have difficulties finding the suitable personnel. Engineers and technicians are urgently needed. A majority of specialists complete their education in Zurich where they also have built up a social network during their studies. Hence, they do not often look for jobs in Eastern Switzerland. This issue affects the application process of Meteomatics. Currently, Meteomatics employs 30 people in St. Gallen, Berlin (Germany) and Exeter (UK).
“In order to process and develop the complex weather data many more employees are needed. Our team possesses a great growth potential.”, Dr. Martin Fengler, CEO of Meteomatics, said to Leader. That’s why most of the job advertisements are in the field of software and drone development.