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Apprenticeship IT Specialist Application Development

Business Unit:  Apprenticeship

Duderstadt, DE, 37115

Employment Type:  temporary
Startdate:  01.08.2023
Contact Person:  Ivana Simovic
Contact Information:  030 4036 39459
Job ID:  4569

Summary Statement


Are you fascinated by the development of apps and games? During your training, you will design, develop and test software applications yourself before they are used in practice. You will also learn various programming languages and development approaches. At the end of the training you will be able to develop applications independently in a team.

The duration of the apprenticeship is usually 3 years. Your vocational school will be the BBS II in Göttingen. After your apprenticeship you have the possibility to continue your education in bachelor and master studies.

Duties & Responsibilities



  • Elicitation of requirements 
  • Implementation and creation of concepts
  • Testing applications before they are used in practice 
  • Getting to know programming languages and software technologies
  • Gaining experience in consulting and training users



  • By the time you start your apprenticeship, you will have your (technical) high school diploma or a very good intermediate diploma in your pocket. If this is already longer ago: no problem
  • You are willing to learn and open-minded for new things
  • You are the one who explains the new PC to your relatives and acquaintances
  • You speak fluent German and your English is good enough for a chat with your future international colleagues during the coffee break



  • Takeover guarantee with good performance 
  • Various seminars, workshops and activities with the whole year group
  • Your own laptop and freshly renovated, air-conditioned offices
  • Individual support from experienced trainers and contact persons
  • Vacation and Christmas bonuses as well as report card awards 
  • Reimbursement of textbook costs up to 150 EUR
  • Individual financial support for relocation
  • Payment of tuition fees

1st year of training: 1,077€ per month
2nd year of training: 1.197€ monthly
3rd year of training: 1.291€ monthly

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in prosthetics and orthotics as well as human mobility and patient care ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With around 8,000 employees in more than 50 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopaedics.

It is very important to us to offer our trainees permanent employment after successfully passing their exams. The focus is initially on gaining professional experience and consolidating qualifications. Many of the training courses can then be continued to become a master craftsman or combined with a degree. The Ottobock Academy also offers professional seminars for advanced training and further education.

Just send us an email with your CV and certificates to or apply via our job portal. We are looking forward to your application!