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Lead C++ Software Developer (m/f/x)

Jena is not only a good place to live, the jobs are also top-notch – especially if you are as digitally fanatical as we are and thus always hit the market in the best possible way. Behind igniti there are now more than 80 fabulous people from different nations who identify well with what they do. Our common mission: to implement and optimise innovative digital structures in various industries.

And of course, as befits a modern agency, we also offer a host of team benefits, the option of remote working and a high degree of flexibility as standard right from the start. Become an Ignitian and experience it for yourself!

Your tasks with us

  • C++ software development in various high-tech projects
  • Hardware-related development and test execution directly on the devices
  • Technical management of development projects
  • Securing source code quality standards
  • Conception, programming and further development of complex applications and architectures
  • Close and direct cooperation with the customer starting from requirements analysis up to documentation and deployment
  • Medium to long-term (approx. 1-3 years) changing projects and challenges
  • Cross-project exchange of experience and knowledge

What we expect from you

  • Very comprehensive knowledge of C++ and modern standards, at least from C++11
  • 10+ years of programming experience in C++
  • Modern software development (workflows, version control systems, ticket systems, build systems and automation, test automation)
  • Cross-platform experience in system environments, compilers, and libraries
  • HPC / Network, K8 / Docker, HPC / C, Data Storage, GPU, gRPC / Thrift
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm for different technologies
  • Regulatory environment experience ( medical technology , automotive , aerospace ) necessary
  • Strong German and Englisch speaking abilities are a must

We offer you

  • Exciting projects with a lot of variety
  • 100% or partial work, from home possibilities
  • Performance-based payment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Active promotion of continuing education 
  • Health promotion and regular exercise programme
  • Employee Events
  • Job ticket for public transport
  • Jobrad


Super! That's exactly how we feel about YOU. Send us some of your most meaningful works. Even incomplete projects offer valuable insight regarding your skills. Fortune favors the bold! We look forward to receiving your cover letter telling us who you are, what you do and where you want to go. Once we get to know each other, we can decide together how best to proceed.

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