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Hardware Research Engineer for IIoT Devices (m/f/x)

Permanent Hires, full-time
Munich, Germany

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The Role

We have built KONUX Connect, the first IIoT device in the rail industry designed for AI solutions. Based on this success, we have learned about our customers' expanded needs. Now we embark on a new device and architecture!
As our “Hardware Research Engineer”, you will be on the cutting edge of IIoT technology, focussing on research and requirements engineering and providing expertise regarding wireless communication. The ideal candidate is “hands-on” and loves to evaluate and test the potential components in the lab and real environment. Once defined, you derive the technical requirements and manage our electronics development partner. Besides the wireless communication, the gateway technology and the power management will be your major challenges. Apply now and become a part of the KONUX vision: Transform railway operations for a sustainable future!  

Your Responsibilities

  • Conducting market research regarding applicable radio standards, protocols and suitable hardware components
  • Performing feasibility studies and tradeoff analyses between solutions 
  • Selection and validation of these components
  • Refining and finalizing technical requirements for our next-generation IIoT Device
  • Contributing to selection and management of hardware development partners

Your Profile

  • Degree in electrical engineering or related field
  • Approx. 5 years of experience in the field of Hardware Research and Development 
  • Expert knowledge of wireless communication, ideally for distributed sensor systems
  • Very good understanding of communication protocols
  • Holistic understanding of requirements from mechanics and software 
  • Ability to collaborate within a cross-functional and agile environment
  • Very good communication skills, incl. business fluency in English (additional German skills are beneficial)

Don't Apply If

  • You are not experienced in designing electronic schematics
  • You do not have RF / wireless communication expertise
  • You do not have a least 3 years industry experience

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About us

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!

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!)
  • 3600€ personal development budget annually so that you can hone your craft
  • 27 paid vacation days/year from your first day, +1 per year with KONUX (up to 30)
  • Regular team events, including quarterly all-team getaways, after-hours dinner parties, and networking events
  • Flexible working conditions with opportunities for home office
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • A big kitchen with a fully-stocked breakfast bar and professional-grade espresso machine
  • Comfortable and modern offices in beautiful Munich, Germany and Cluj, Romania

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.

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