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Software Engineer* Industry 4.0

Date: Apr 12, 2021

Location: Mainz, DE

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 16,000 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


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Software Engineer Industry 4.0


Are you interested in working in the context of Industry 4.0 and Smart Factory with a high level of responsibility? You want to develop and implement IT architecture for our worldwide manufacturing operations and contribute to the realization of Smart Manufacturing at SCHOTT with modern IT technology stacks (Docker, K8s, Cloud, IIoT, ML)?


Then you are right with us!


As part of our development team Operational Technology 4.0 / Production IT you will take on challenging and varied tasks in the context of Industry 4.0, IIot, Industrial Big Data and Service-oriented architectures for our worldwide manufacturing operations. For this purpose we are looking for an experienced Software Engineer Industry 4.0* as soon as possible at our Plant in Mainz. 

Your Tasks

  • You develop and configure interfaces, design system architectures and create data models
  • You develop test scenarios in connection with automated quality management Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
  • You work in an agile and innovative environment, using Scrum framework and user-centric development methods (e.g. design thinking)
  • You are responsible for the implementation of the SCHOTT Smart Factory Strategy and manage internal and external service providers
  • You make specifications for future standards, follow-up the documentation and conduct trainings
  • You influence the direction, productivity and achievement of our objectives and give guidance to junior colleagues

Your Profile

  • You have a degree in Computer Engineering or a comparable education (e.g. Electrical Engineering with focus on Information Technology or similar), ideally with a focus on Smart Manufacturing / Industry 4.0 or similar
  • You have relevant expertise in high-level language programming (e.g. Java or C#) and/or scripting including testing and test automation
  • You have experience in the field of automation technology and know current protocols for machine communication (e.g. OPC UA, MQTT)
  • You have know-how on SQL databases as well as about Continuous Integration and Continous Deployment (CI/CD)
  • You have experience in the integration of 3th party applications and data
  • You have first experience with distributed software systems (e.g. Microservices, SOA)
  • You like to work in a team, are solution and service-oriented
  • Knowledge with Azure Cloud Services would be an advantage

Your Benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will be able to expand your skillset in a cooperative and dynamic work environment. We support your professional growth through systematic personnel development. We work together to design your personal career path without losing focus on the balance between work and family, your health and well-being and flexible work schedules.

You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application: SCHOTT AG, Human Resources, Claudia Merten



SCHOTT AG, Mainz Human Resources, Claudia Merten, +496131663260

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