The Role

We have built the KONUX Predictive Maintenance System for rail switches, the first AI-based solution for the rail industry. As development never stops, we are looking for a Development Engineer with electrical engineering background and a multidisciplinary mindset to drive the project forward. You will be part of a team that develops cutting edge IIoT technology in a railway environment to enable the digital transformation of our customers. The ideal candidate is “hands-on” and loves to evaluate and test the potential components in the lab and real environment. This includes the certification in external labs to prove the high standards of the railway industry. You derive the technical requirements and manage electronics development and production partners. Besides this, you will act as an internal contact person for our Firmware and System Operations teams. When pioneering a new technology, the unexpected is expected. Thus, the KONUX culture includes a growth mindset, resilience and flexibility. This means: Improving continuously by failing fast and learning fast. Bouncing back when the going gets tough. Thinking and acting without barriers within a highly dynamic environment. If you share this culture: Apply and become a part of the KONUX vision: Transform railway operations for a sustainable future!

Your Responsibilities

  • Conducting market research regarding standards, protocols and suitable hardware components
  • Performing feasibility studies and tradeoff analyses between solutions 
  • Selection and validation of electronics components
  • Refining and finalizing technical requirements for our IIoT device and its components
  • Contributing to selection and management of hardware development partners
  • Act as point of contact for external partners with regards to production supervision and support
  • Internal technical support, incl. failure analysis with our system operations team

Your Profile

  • Degree in electrical engineering or a related field
  • Approx. 2 to 5 years of experience in the field of Hardware Research and Development 
  • Hands-on mentality
  • Very good understanding of multidisciplinary topics that include mechanics, electronics and software
  • Holistic understanding of requirements from mechanics and software 
  • Ability to collaborate within a cross-functional and agile environment
  • Basic knowledge of at least one programming language, like C/C++ or similar
  • Good communication skills, incl. business fluency in English, German is a plus

Don´t Apply If

  • You have never been involved in series production
  • You are afraid of unknown tasks that come along the way and need to be done
  • You are not experienced in designing electronic schematics
  • You are afraid of software prototypes
  • You feel that the KONUX culture is not for you

Enabling a Data-Driven World

At KONUX, we are empowering the rail industry by building the best possible predictive analytics solutions for our customers. We strive to help industrial companies improve their maintenance and performance decision making in a data-driven world. A career at KONUX is for those who want to be at the forefront of analytics, working to make notable improvements to train reliability which affects hundreds of commuters every day. Our culture prioritizes the customer first, and all employees are expected and empowered to take ownership of their daily responsibilities. If this sounds like the type of environment you thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

Equal Opportunity

At KONUX, we focus on results. We believe that a diverse team achieves better results faster. So here’s the deal: You bring in your very own perspective. We promise to judge your qualifications and performance, not your age, sex, religion, skin color, gender identity, family status or disability.

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to play a decisive role in shaping a company during its pivotal growth stage alongside a diverse, multinational team
  • A competitive salary with equity (all permanent KONUX employees have equity!)
  • 27 days (+1 day on every work anniversary for 3 years)
  • Remote team events and opportunities to socialize with colleagues also during Covid
  • Flexible working conditions and home office equipment


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