API System Developer (m/f/d)

  • Published: 2024-02-14
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  • collective agreement of the chemical industry
  • 37,5 hours/week
  • 30 days of holiday
  • holiday pay
  • 13th salary
  • mobile work 
  • flexitime
  • company pension plan
  • kindergarten subsidy
  • Jobrad
  • Corporate Benefits
  • Corporate fitness network Wellpass


As API System Developer you execute and own Software/API design, development and traceability from requirements definition and gathering up to testing. 
Furthermore, you establish SW Unit and Integration Test requirements and relevant reports.
Some of your project areas, regarding future-oriented architecture around additive manufacturing, will be: 
  • API for Additive Machinery Master Controller secure connectivity; working with stakeholder in defining all relevant requirements. Driving the whole development as system and architecture designer.
  • Additive Machinery Master Controller: software managing UI and coordinating actions on hardware e.g. PLC or optic/laser system
  • Implementation of geometric algorithms for component geometries and new exposure strategies in collaboration with domain experts


  • Bachelor's/Master's degree in the field of computer science/engineering or a comparable qualification in software/programming
  • Professional experience as software developer in an industrial environment – level of responsibility in projects depends on your previous experiences 
  • Proficient and experienced in developing and integrating APIs for machinery control and communication protocols with focus both on inter process level and industrial communication on SCADA and MES level
  • Your expertise in object-oriented design/development, e.g. “S.O.L.I.D.” and “Cleancode” principles, and frameworks/languages like .NET/C#, C++ sets you apart 
  • Knowledge in NUnit, Moq or similar testing framework as well as in DevOps tools (Git, Jira, Azure DevOps) is a plus
  • Experience in geometric algorithms implementation is advantageous


We offer you a versatile and responsible scope of duties in a global business. You can expect colleagues on an equal footing, flat hierarchies, a strong team spirit and a "can do" working atmosphere.
We like to describe ourselves as a company with a start-up atmosphere, because with us you get the best of both worlds: a dynamic, future-oriented work environment with the advantages of a corporation.

We are a company of diversity, tolerance and openness. That is why we want people of all ages and disabilities, religions, sexual orientations and identities, ethnic origins, nationalities and genders to find their employer in us.

Do you want to change the future of additive manufacturing and become part of our success story?


Nikon SLM Solutions AG is one of the world's leading companies in additive manufacturing. Our Selective Laser Melting machines enable the fast, reliable and cost-effective production of high-quality metal components. With our more than 600 employees from over 25 nations, we are revolutionizing additive manufacturing and are a partner at eye level for our renowned customers, e.g. from the aerospace industry, the energy sector, healthcare or the automotive sector.

Nikon SLM Solutions AG is headquartered in Lübeck, Germany, with offices in China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and the United States.


Apply directly via our online application tool. Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications by e-mail. 
We look forward to your application.

You have any further questions? Please feel free to contact us.

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