Development Engineer, Research Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Developer C++, C#, Python (m/f/d) in the field of automation technology, robotics


E&K AUTOMATION GmbH is a manufacturer of transport robotics, a global solutions provider for integrated intralogistics systems and a specialist for material flow simulations. EK AUTOMATION has more than 50 years of experience and, with around 200 employees, is one of Europe's market leaders in this sector. We design automated intralogistics solutions including their development, manufacture, integration, turnkey delivery and care throughout the system lifecycle.

EK AUTOMATION is a partner of the research project "INTUITIV" funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) to design human-robot interaction in the care sector. In the course of this high-tech project, we are looking for a new employee at our headquarters in Rosengarten near Hamburg or at our second German Reutlingen with immediate effect.

Development Engineer, Research Engineer, Software Engineer, Software Developer (m/f/d) in the field of automation technology, robotics

Your challenges will include

  • Within the research project INTUITIV you develop methods and technologies for navigation, SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping), guidance control and object recognition for mobile robots
  • With modern tools and frameworks you develop algorithms and convert them into innovative software solutions for automatic guided vehicles
  • You will accompany the entire R&D project from specification to system architecture to roll-out and coordinate the R&D process with our research partners and users
  • In addition, you will support the software development of customer projects with architecture, design and algorithms

The special features

    In the high-tech project INTUITIV you transfer methods and procedures from current research in the field of mobile robotics into practice and thus bring robots for assistance functions in hospitals to life in the future

    What makes you stand out

    • You have successfully completed your studies in computer science, engineering, mathematics or physics; alternatively, you have a comparable qualification
    • You have sound knowledge of methods and procedures in the field of navigation, sensor function and image processing for automatic guided vehicles
    • You are a passionate programmer and have very good knowledge of C++
    • For robot control and sensor data processing you are familiar to use appropriate frameworks such as ROS, OpenCV and PCL
    • German basic knowledge completes your profile


    What we offer you

    • Full-time open-ended employment contract
    • Attractive salary model
    • 30 days annual leave
    • Flextime model with working time account
    • A research team that is fascinated by transport robotics, automatic guided vehicles and robot-human interaction every day
    • An open working atmosphere and collegial cohesion
    • Trainings for your professional and personal development
    • Company sports groups (boxing, back fit)
    • Free employee parking


    This is your way to EK AUTOMATION

    Please send your application, stating the keyword “Homepage” or the job portal which drew your attention to this job offer, to the attention of Ms Nadja Grimm at

    Please enclose the following documents with your application:

    • Cover letter (incl. job title, earliest possible availability, salary expectations)
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Certificates (school leaving certificate(s), university diploma(s), job reference(s))


    If you have any questions, please contact us personnaly.

    Do you have technical questions about the job?

    Karsten Bohlmann (R&D Department)
    +49 7121 514 290


    Do you have any questions about the application process?

    Nadja Grimm (HR Department)
    +49 4108 4166 21