Software Application Engineer m/f/d

for the Business Unit 'Defense Land Systems'

for our Site in Germany (Klein Lengden)

Position number: 07-20

Join our high-tech team!

Kappa optronics develops and manufactures innovative cameras for international customers in target industries such as aviation, defense, automotive and railway. Cameras and vision systems for everything that drives and flies - here we are amongst the best in the world.

Your Responsibilities:

Programming of embedded systems e.g. Linux based SoC´s and µ-Controller based systems
Integration and parameterization of image processing algorithms for LWIR- and color sensors
Integration of costumer-spezific controlling protocols
Integration of systems at the laboratory or vehicle of the costumer
Costumer support during development
Development according to aviation processes (DO178) and/or automotive processes (ISO26262) including the associated documentation
Close cooperation with the 'Verification & Validation' team. e.g. implementation of unit tests with LDRA
Working in a motivated interdisciplinary project team within the business unit 'Defense Land Systems'

Your Qualifications:

A post baccalaureate technical degree (Bachelor or Master in electrical engineering, embedded systems or comparable course of studies)
Several years of expirience as a developer or engineer m/f/d is necessary
Joy at contact with customers and occasional business trips
Very good knowledge in the programming languages C/C++
Knowledge in vision algorithms
Understanding of systems and analytical skills
Ideally experience in the field of aviation (DO178) and/or automotive (ISO26262) including the associated documentation
Knowledge in object-oriented programming language is a plus
Good business and technical English and good knowledge of German

What we offer?

Technical tasks as diverse and varied as our technology
Professional perspective for employees who want to work independently and want to help shape it
Short decision-making paths
A highly motivated team and a familiar business environment
Career-related continuing education and employer-funded pension
Offers for employees (e.g. bikeleasing, english lessons,  corporate benefits)
Flexible work environment and hours
30 days annual leave


Sounds like a great fit?

We look forward to receiving your application. Please email it with Position Number in the subject line to:​

Kappa optronics GmbH
Sarah Kellner
Kleines Feld 6
37130 Gleichen


Sarah Kellner

Sarah Kellner

Human Resources

Tel.: +49.5508.974.2915


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