Job Information

BASF System Engineer (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Research & Development

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : trinamiX GmbH

Job ID : EN59259250ONLE1

trinamiX GmbH was established in 2015 with its headquarters in Ludwigshafen and is a wholly owned subsidiary of BASF SE. As a start-up, we are operationally independent and can, at the same time, rely on the competence and experience of the BASF Group. What drives us? Our technologies are designed to make it possible for humans and machines to capture and understand the world - for better decision-making and more security. That is our goal in the areas of 3D sensor technology, distance measurement and infrared sensor technology. We are not looking for successors or replacements for our team. We are looking for pioneers! Learn more about us at

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Therefore please submit only copies and no originals.

First information about our application process can be found here:

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Ms. Viktoria Schlueter, Tel.: +49 (0)30 200558521.

What you can expect

The trinamiX sensor system consists of CMOS-camera, laser projector and additional light sources. These components have to be connected mechanically, synchronized on an electronic level and the camera data has to be passed on to the image processing hardware. Qualcomm developer boards (Snapdragon SoCs) or NVIDIA Jetson systems, among others, are used for this hardware.

  • You will be responsible for translating design concepts into sensor hardware.

  • In addition, your responsibilities will include system mechanics, electronic circuitry and firmware for prototype development.

  • Here you will work closely with our hardware design manager, supply chain, optoelectronics and mechanics.

  • For firmware development, you will coordinate external partners as needed.

What we expect

  • Completed bachelor's degree in engineering in the field of electrical engineering or computer science

  • Several years of professional experience in the field of mechanical design and knowledge of electronic circuits (including high-speed design)

  • Experience in firmware customization in the area of embedded systems

  • Basic knowledge in programming (C/ C++/ Python) and ideally experience with CMOS imagers as well as laser drivers

  • Good communication skills in German or English

  • Creative thinking and the willingness as well as the ability to learn quickly, to familiarize yourself with new concepts and technologies and to successfully drive topics forward

We offer

  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

  • We have a cool new technology that improves dramatically every year.