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Advanced Robotics Software Engineer (m/f/d)

Job Number:  44373
Group:  Magna Corporate
Division:  Magna International Weikersdorf
Job Type:  Fixed Term Contract




Job Number: 44373 
Group: Magna Corporate  
Division: Magna International Weikersdorf 
Job Type: Fixed Term Contract 


Group Description 

At Magna, we create technology that disrupts the industry and solves big problems for consumers, our customers, and the world around us. We’re the only mobility technology company and supplier with complete expertise across the entire vehicle.

We are committed to quality and continuous improvement because our products impact millions of people every day. But we’re more than what we make. We are a group of entrepreneurial-minded people whose collective expertise gives us a competitive advantage. World Class Manufacturing is a journey and it’s our talented people who lead us on this journey.


Role Summary


Magna Corporate R&D in Weikersdorf, Austria is seeking a talented, visionary and self-motivated Software Engineer to be a part of the Advanced Robotics Group, which will create new automation solutions that improve overall system efficiencies, using advanced robotic technologies. 


The ideal candidate will control the definition of software features, requirements and specifications and ensure that the future software roadmap satisfies Magna requirements. The ideal candidate will utilize lessons learned from past applications and identify needs for upcoming releases. They will verify software complaints to Magna specifications and looks at resolutions. They will also provide vision and R&D requirements for future releases. 


The ideal candidate will be working in a culture that fosters creativity and problem solving. This position will play a key part in the Advanced Robotics Group and be a part of a tightly knit development team that creates advanced manufacturing solutions for the future. 

Key Responsibilities


  • Provide the Software development team with feedback and insight of the software development path. 
  • Support feasibility analysis of potential applications.  
  • Support the technology interface team. 
  • Follow the status of current System Integration projects. 
  • Support project launches at the Magna Divisions. 
  • Provide limited tech support during build, install and launch of Advanced Robotics applications. 
  • Support the project team with tracking implementation progress and adherence to timelines. 
  • Support the Data collection team with data collection activities. 
  • Follow and provide assistance with post SOP support and function of applications. 
  • Follow and assist with application software support. 
  • Identify and report software bugs, and follow thru till bug resolution 
  • Keep informed of the Introduction of Advanced Robotics software to internal groups, divisions and external integrators. 
  • Keep informed of potential upcoming Advanced Robotics Applications. 
  • Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna’s Charter and Constitution.  
  • Create and strive a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional and technical knowledge. 
  • Promote and seek excellence in all aspects of the business.  
  • Comply with the designated ISO / TS 16949 responsibilities, Health & Safety (H&S) rules and practices, Magna policies, procedures and practices.  
  • Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.  
  • Perform any other assignments from time-to-time as management so directs. 

Key Qualifications/Requirements


  • Creative and self-motivating with the ability to understand and divide a vision into prioritized tasks.  
  • Strong experience in the visualization of end goals and applying the vision to automation projects. 
  • Provide the customer and company-wide perspective to detailed technical decisions. 
  • Ability to work on challenging assignments with aggressive schedules. 
  • Understanding of PLC, networking protocols and technologies. 
  • Experience in Robot programming basics is a plus (ABB, Yaskawa, Fanuc). 
  • Experience in software programming (C++ and/or Python). 
  • Excellent written (white papers) and oral communication skills. 
  • Has the creativity and technical ability to initiate, direct, and control specific projects within the specific area of responsibility. 
  • Has the ability to interpret technical specifications and/or requirements. 
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways. 
  • Technical aptitude to understand technology from first principals, engineering, materials and manufacturing subjects. 
  • Ability to resolve complex issues in creative, efficient, and effective ways. 
  • Readiness to travel international & domestic up to 50% annually. 



BS/MS/PhD in electrical, mechanical or equivalent engineering discipline with appropriate coursework focus 

Special Knowledge/Skills


  • Fluent English (written and spoken)
  • Proficient in Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 

Additional Information

The annual remuneration package for this position is a minimum of EUR 47,000 - with corresponding qualification. We offer attractive benefits (e.g., employee profit participation program) and a salary which is in line with market conditions depending on your skills and experience.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.

At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.


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