Software architect in machine construction (all genders)

Your tasks will include the creation of customer-specific software architectures and concepts for automation systems, as well as the design of varied PLC projects in machine and plant engineering.

Your assignments

Development of customer-specific software architectures and concepts for automation systems, typically consisting of PLC, robotics and industrial image processing as well as initial developments in special machine construction (primarily medical and pharmaceutical technology)

Implementation of customer-specific SW systems in the automation environment

Conception and implementation of project-specific SW components with internal libraries

Conception of varied PLC projects in machine and plant construction

Application and further development of the internal tool stack (typically: Visual Studio, DVCS/Mercurial, ticket system, planning tools, modeling tools)

Integration of in-house developments and standard products into the process control level of customer systems (such as SCADA, MES or ERP)

We look forward to the following

University Degree

Technical or university degree in computer science, electrical engineering, automation technology or mechatronics

Professional Experience

Several years of practical experience in the field of software architecture, programming experience on Windows systems (preferably: High-level language development or PLC programming in an industrial automation environment)

High Degree of Familiarization

Good understanding of IT infrastructure aspects: Operation / dimensioning of databases, networks and virtualization 

Technical Writing

Documentation of concepts and designs, experience with documentation in regulated domains desirable (preferably: GxP)

Systemic Thinking

Abstraction of sub-problems, decomposition into sub-aspects, focus on interfaces 

Focus on Customers and Performance

External cooperation with customers, analysis of customer-specific problems, requirements management 


Enjoy designing new solutions and taking responsibility for your own decisions 

Your benefits at IMSTec 

Flat hierarchies

Short decision-making channels for efficient work. At our company, team spirit and personal interaction are part of our corporate philosophy.

Attractive locations

Our company headquarters is located in the middle of the Rhine-Main region and is easy to reach.

Flexible working time model

Our flexitime systems and flexible working hours allow for a healthy balance between work and leisure time.

Mobile work

The personal dialogue with colleagues on site makes the day the most enjoyable - of course, we also offer the possibility of working remotely by arrangement.

Advanced training

With us, you get the chance to develop personally and professionally. Our employees can continue their training individually through various providers.


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Health Management

We want our employees to stay healthy and offer, among other things, an annual flu vaccination.

Fresh food offer

For our employees, we offer healthy and delicious meals in our canteen. The food on offer is also subsidized.

Well provided for

We offer free water, coffee and various hot drinks. In addition, we are delivered fresh fruit every week by a regional farmer.

Team Events

We celebrate our joint successes at our Christmas party and our summer party. In addition, we participate in events such as the J. P. Morgan company run.

Company pension

For our employees, we pay a contribution into a direct insurance policy and offer the option of subsidized deferred compensation with MetallRente.

Special leave

We are happy to grant special leave days to give you the opportunity to cope with special events or exceptional occasions.

How your application works with us

If you have any questions about your application, you are welcome to contact our HR department at any time. It usually takes a few weeks between the first interview and the creation of your employment contract.

Your Application

We have received your application and will review it as soon as possible.

First Meeting

You will get to know your future supervisor at an initial meeting via Microsoft Teams.

Final Interview

In a second round of introductions, you will visit our factory building and get to know our management and HR department.

Your Signature

Congratulations on your employment contract! Your personal welcome pack will be waiting for you on your first day.

Have we aroused your interest?

Please use our application form

We are looking forward to your application and if you become part of our team.

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