supervisor_account Pixida
room Aalen, Germany
stars Intermediate

PLC Development Engineer in Automation at Pixida


  • Graduation in the field of control engineering/automation technology, computer science, electrical engineering, mechatronics or related fields - Master's degree is beneficial
  • Fluency in German (C1)
  • Intercultural competence as well as fluent spoken and written English
  • Availability for relocation to or within Germany in short period
  • Knowledge of PLC programming, mainly for Siemens devices (2y+)
  • Knowledge of TIA Portal
  • Knowledge of agile development, mainly SCRUM
  • Desirable knowledge of Python
  • Desirable knowledge of safety programming and HMI development
  • Desirable knowledge of motion controllers (Sinumerik), Microsoft TFS-Azure DevOps
  • Desirable knowledge of debugging tools for NW, PLC and peripherals

Scope of Work

  • Develop the control technology for the measuring machines in the field of semiconductor manufacturing
  • Create and evaluate requirement and functional specifications for the control software (PLC)
  • Develop software designs, define interfaces and work out safety concepts
  • Define technical specifications and framework conditions for internal and external development partners, create work packages and supervise their implementation
  • Evaluate the delivered work content (PLC control software) from the supplier, accept it and, if necessary, further develop it yourself
  • Create software test specifications, test protocols and modules tests
  • Conduct software reviews for requirements analysis and software design


  • Highly innovative, agile and unique team with a great working culture
  • Some of the most prestigious customers in high-tech
  • Support for relocation
  • An international work environment
  • A highly innovative, agile and unique team with a great working culture

About Pixida

The Pixida Group turns digital transformation into sustainable success by combining the strengths of its members from strategy consulting to professional services to end2end products and solutions.

We create customer value by developing new business strategies, innovating product portfolios, and utilizing cutting-edge technology. With experience from more than 500 successful projects and 350 experts, we are focused on customer success and eager to shape the digital future together.

The international business scope consists of eight locations in Germany, the USA, Brazil, and China, a multinational team from more than 30 nationalities, and a well-established network of specialists and partners.

Pixida’s continuous success is reflected by an average growth of more than 25% per year and multiple top-class awards.