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FIRMWARE DEVELOPER (M/F/D) - Job Schönaich - Career



For our office in Schönaich we’re looking for a Firmware Developer (m/f/d) with a passion for coding to lead our efforts to improve the speed, maintainability, and size of our code base. You will take responsibility for several critical modules, and be expected to creatively find solutions to tricky technical problems. You will be contributing to all phases of product development, from design to manufacturing. 

Built on our history of physics-hacking algorithms, you will work closely with our control performance and customer applications teams to improve the behavior of our control strategies and squeeze every last drop of processing power out of our unique multi-core SoC.


You have a strong theoretical and practical background in firmware development. This likely means you spent several years learning about search functions, data containers, and other algorithms and patterns to solve common problems. You know how to use a debugger, setup build tools, etc. You understand the importance of writing clear and maintainable code. You can hold the behavior of complex systems in your head and reason through them. Quickly learning what you need from the internet or peers is your forte, as you have a strong desire to perfect your craft.

We are especially interested in selecting a candidate that excels in clear and effective communication, both verbally and in writing. Excellently written specifications communicate your clever solutions to the rest of the world. You quickly and effectively inform your coworkers about potential problems or interesting things you’ve learned. You are excited to work on a team to build something bigger than you could do by yourself.


  • 30 days paid vacation
  • Full time (40 hours/per week), permanent contract
  • Company pension plan
  • We offer the possibility of working from home, depending on projects and tasks requirements
  • Flexible working hours when life life gets in the way 
  • Annual performance and salary negotiations to align your compensation with your professional success
  • An international team with lots of opportunities for career advancement
  • Company support for gym memberships provided by Qualitrain
  • Job bike to get to work healthy and fit
  • Birthday vouchers
  • Drinks and coffee (free of charge, of course)
  • Daily snacks and fruits for all employees and breakfast every Monday
  • Regular global team building events such as boot camps, skiing and a BBQ every Friday in summer. Spouses and children are welcome to join the BBQ on Fridays
  • Highly competent colleagues who are experts in their field and happy to help you to learn and to grow
  • Modern office facilities with lounge and football table 
  • The beautiful countryside around the office at our location in Schönaich with nice transport connections
  • Shared apartment (WG) upon to availability
  • Visa sponsorship, if required


At Synapticon we’re reshaping the world of motion control for robotics and machinery at the point of motion.

The company introduces an entirely new approach to motion axes by integrating formerly discrete components, such as motors, drives, sensors and gearboxes into seamless units and digitizing performance and quality factors that are so far dependent on costly mechanical manufacturing. Innovation leaders around the world choose to work with Synapticon to path their way into the future of intelligent, motion control-related systems. 

Be part of it, join Synapticon!

Interested? We look forward to receiving your application.
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Hi! We’re more than 80 experts actively looking to expand our talent. 

Our engineering team is from all walks of life, countries, and cultures. Our diversity drives our creativity, and we look forward to having your unique outlook shape our product.

Working hours and location are flexible at Synapticon, because working families need that. Although you may need to be beside your robot for much of the day, we understand that sometimes getting away from the problem to think is the better approach.

Our unique SoC microprocessor has a massive amount of processing power, available to build unique, real world physics-defying algorithms right into the robot joint. We strive to use the best technology for the problems we are working to solve.


Liubov Schumann
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