Linux Software Developer C++ (m/f/d) in the field of automation technology, robotics, embedded


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 healthcare. 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 site Reutlingen with immediate effect.

Linux Software Developer C++ (m/f/d) in the field of automation technology, robotics, embedded

Your challenges will include

  • Within the research project INTUITIV you will develop software modules for navigation, SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping), behavior control and object recognition for mobile robots
  • For the further development of our transport robots, you will implement innovative concepts in machine learning, robot control and computer vision
  • You will work out the concepts from the system specification to the implementation for automatic guided vehicles in C++ under Linux
  • Design build and deployment processes using Continuous Integration, Git, and container techniques such as Docker

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 are a passionate programmer and have very good knowledge of C++
    • You are familiar with scripting languages and Linux software development tools, ideally you have experience with libraries and frameworks like ROS and OpenCV
    • You use your independent way of working and your strong analytical thinking skills to find fast and good solutions for problems in transport robotics
    • 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 personally.

    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