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Schäfter+Kirchhoff GmbH has its headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. At this location, high-quality optical products are developed, manufactured and delivered to customers all over the world.
For the maintenance and further development of our products in the camera sector we are looking at short notice for an


Your ideal profile

  • You have a successfully completed degree in electrical engineering, microelectronics or demonstrably comparable knowledge
  • You have experience with the design of dual or multilayer PCBs with assembly in SMD technology and a confident handling of EDA tools such as Eagle and Altium Designer
  • You have a basic understanding of signal propagation and EMI / EMC and are interested in working with high-speed signals, such as DDR3 memory and Ethernet
  • You have knowledge of analog electronics, control engineering and the analysis and evaluation of individual assemblies
  • You are familiar with the integration and programming of microcontrollers
  • You are familiar with the commissioning and testing of printed circuit board designs with the help of common measuring instruments
  • You are willing and able to familiarize yourself with new, complex issues independently
  • You have good knowledge of the German and English language
Your tasks:
  • Conception and design of predominantly digital electronic assemblies under consideration of customer requirements, production costs, component availability as well as mechanical and thermal boundary conditions
  • Circuit diagram and layout creation with Eagle and Altium
  • Checking the correct function of newly developed circuit boards in the overall system 
  • Product maintenance and handling of component obsolescence  
  • Design, implementation and testing of motor controls for motorized linear and rotary axes 
  • Preparation of documentations, manufacturing and testing instructions in German language
What we offer:
  • Short communication channels in an open-minded, interdisciplinary team
  • Freedom for personal initiative and commitment
  • Unbureaucratic provision of new, required work equipment
  • Flexible working time and part-time models with fair pay
  • Partially working from home, even after the COVID-19 pandemic will be over
  • Participation in training and seminars on topics related to your area of work
  • The opportunity for professional development
If this interesting job appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application. Please also include your salary expectations and earliest possible start date.  

For more information please refer to the PDF job descriptions in English or German


Dr. Ulrich Oechsner
Kieler Str. 212
22525 Hamburg, Germany
Tel: +49 40 85 39 97-0