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Senior Development Engineer

Business Unit:  Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Duderstadt, DE, 37115

Employment Type:  regular
Contact Person:  Fatriyani Fauzan-Magerl
Contact Information:
Job ID:  745

Purpose of Job


In this function, you will be significantly involved in the development and further development of innovative products and make a valuable and meaningful contribution to improving the quality of life of our users. You will be responsible for implementing complex work packages along the development process - from conception and design to production readiness. As a professional leader within the cross-site project teams, you will also ensure the implementation of the project goals in compliance with time, resource and quality specifications.



  • Development of complex components and systems according to specified specifications, taking into account manufacturing requirements, design and serviceability
  • Development and support of component and system tests as well as their implementation; Error analysis and troubleshooting of components and systems
  • Transfer and support of technical solutions up to series production
  • Derivation of design requirements and creation of standard-compliant documentation
  • Coaching of colleagues and project teams on technical issues; Organization of specialist topics, platforms or tools



  • Successfully completed technical or engineering studies (e.B. mechanical engineering, precision engineering, etc.)
  • Many years of professional experience in the development of mechanical components and systems
  • Extensive experience in material- and production-oriented design with the help of 3D CAD tools, finite element method and product lifecycle management methods
  • Independent and result-oriented work, team orientation and enjoyment of taking on responsibility
  • Very good communication skills in German and English



  • Flexible & family-friendly working time models
  • Mobile work option and 30 days vacation
  • Attractive salary package, company pension scheme and accident insurance in private life
  • Systematic induction program for an optimal start
  • Corporate benefits and discounts at local companies, free, business-related parking and job bike
  • Managed recreation room, promotion of a healthy diet and offers from the health management 
  • Individual support and further development through internal (Ottobock Academy) and external training measures

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.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date and salary requirements. We look forward to receiving your application!