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Software Developer- KION Mobile Automation

KION Group
Holland, Michigan, United States
This position will be part of the KION Group - Mobile Automation team! KION Mobile Automation (KMA) is the world-leading, fast-growing, innovative frontrunner in the development of mobile robotics, robotic fleet controllers and cloud-based fleet logistics management systems. KMA has a focus on Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) systems. AGVs are fully autonomous robots that move and transport items in production, warehouse, and distribution centers without manual intervention or permanent conveying systems.

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Career Development

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Competitive Compensation and Benefits

Our attractive and market competitive total rewards packages are designed to reward high performance and to assist in managing your personal and family needs. Dematic offers robust packages based on employment status and national requirements.

Pay Transparency

Dematic is committed to pay transparency. As such, the Dematic will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

However, Dematic will still maintain confidentiality of your pay information. Employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Dematic, or (c) consistent with Dematic's legal duty to furnish information.

Global Opportunities

As a global company, our employees are exposed to different ideas and perspectives from around the world. We offer international assignments for qualified employees and wherever possible, we offer flexible working hours and modern workspace design.

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Tasks and Qualifications:

The role involves learning and developing standard controls software for mobile robotics applications, Autonomous Guided Vehicles, and other real-time/embedded controller platforms. As part of an international and multicultural team within the software development organization, you will be responsible for delivering this software for our global customers, in partnership with our product management, application engineering and customer service groups.

Core Responsibilities:

As a Software Developer you are responsible for the design and implementation of the onboard software, which manages the complete behavior of the truck including navigation, driving and lift movements. Additional responsibilities include:

You are involved from start to finish of the process - from the refinement of requirements through design & implementation of the solution to testing, validation, and documentation

Collaborate with mechatronics, safety, production, testing and customer service colleagues internationally

Support the product validation team which is responsible for testing the functionalities of the application you developed and the application engineers who commission your application at our customers facilities

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

2+ years of years of relevant experience in C/C++ programming experience

Basic knowledge of embedded software and real time operating systems

Basic knowledge and interest in controls & hydraulics is necessary

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail

Exceptional ability to work both autonomously and with cross-functional teams to build partnerships and get things done

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in the logistics industry, warehouse automation or material handling

Experience with Git and Linux

Strong interest in motion control, automation or robotics



Occasional travel may be required - up to 20% (including international)

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