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BASF Software Engineer (m/f/d) in Zhanjiang, China

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Zhanjiang,CHN

Company : BASF Integrated Site (Guangdong) Co. Ltd

Job ID : EN59343515ONLE1

First information about our application process can be found here:

Do you have any questions about the application process or the position? Please reach out to Iris Christiane Kappeler,, Tel.:+49 30-20055403

BASF is currently building a new Verbund site in Zhanjiang, Guangdong province. Announced in July 2018 and officially commenced in November 2019, BASF Guangdong Verbund site project would be BASF's largest investment with up to US$10 billion upon completion and would be operated under the sole responsibility of BASF. The site would ultimately be the third-largest BASF site worldwide, and will be built into a role model for smart manufacturing and sustainable production by utilizing the latest digital technologies and applying the highest safety standards.

The new smart Verbund site will include a steam cracker with a capacity of 1 million metric tons of ethylene per year and downstream plants for consumer-oriented products. By utilizing the latest digital technologies and applying the highest safety standards, the site will be built into a role model for smart manufacturing and sustainable production.

Digitalization is a key differentiator to position BASF as leading chemical company for our customers. We as Global Digital Services enable BASF's digitalization. In agile teams, we develop innovative digital solutions for BASF and its customers, create new exciting customer experiences and business growth, and drive efficiencies in processes. We provide IT that works and offer know-how and access to latest technologies in the areas of cloud computing, blockchain or big data.

What you can expect

Our Industrial Connectivity unit develops and supports innovative solutions for end-to-end digital networking in the context of "Industrie 4.0".

  • By understanding the business requirements and by using an agile approach, you create software solutions for the vertical integration between the ERP and the basic automation system.

  • You are responsible for the requirements analysis and specification, for system and integration testing, up to the commissioning of solutions in our ZhangJiang production facilities as well as for ongoing maintenance and support.

  • During development processes and system architecture planning, you work together closely with internal customers, specialist departments and external suppliers in the context of global projects.

What we expect

  • Master's degree in computer science, information technology or business informatics and already have gathered working experience in software development and design

  • Sound experience and knowledge of modern programming environments and frameworks and event-driven & service-oriented architectures

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft .NET (Visual Studio, C#, WebAPI, WPF, etc.) and databases

  • Advanced knowledge of creating and executing software tests and their documentation, as well as experience in test automation

  • Fluent in English and Chinese, German language skills would be nice to have

  • Open to work in a motivated, diverse team of technology experts and willing to drive innovative solutions and promotion of mutual exchange

We offer

  • International assignments where you will build networks and experience different cultures.

  • The onboarding takes place in Germany.