Internship/ Thesis Software & Electronics Development (d/f/m)


Duderstadt, DE, 37115

Job ID:  5765

Summary Statement


In the Software & Electronic Engineering department, we develop new concepts for software and hardware solutions in the field of prosthetics and orthotics. As an intern or working student (d/f/m), you have the chance to support our team at the Duderstadt site near Göttingen and to work on diverse projects in medical technology that combine hardware and software. We will give you the necessary freedom for creativity and your innovative ideas.

Writing a subsequent thesis with us is generally possible.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Analysis and research of current technologies
  • Generation of ideas for new products including feasibility testing
  • Conceptual design, architecture and development of innovative software and hardware solutions in the medical technology environment
  • (Further) Development of first prototypes
  • Some example projects:
    • Machine learning for the control of prostheses
    • Augmented reality in the medical technology environment
    • Automation of testing solutions
    • Development of new electronic solutions for the control of mechatronic products.



  • Current studies in the field of computer science, electrical engineering, medical engineering or a comparable course of studies
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++, C# or Python
  • Interest in varied projects in medical technology that combine hardware and software or in modern software testing
  • Ideally first experiences in the field of machine learning



  • Access to an electronics lab with measurement and prototyping capabilities
  • Flexible working time models
  • Optimal training and support in the department
  • Individual personnel development through the Ottobock Academy
  • Additional benefits, health management offers, company sports and many other advantages


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!