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BASF Product Engineer Machine Connectivity and Telematics (m/f/d) in Köln, Germany

Job Field : IT / Information Management

Location : Köln,DEU

Company : BASF Digital Farming GmbH

Job ID : EN59065646DIGI42

First information about our application process can be found here:

Do you have any questions about the process or the position?

Ms. Katja Emich (Talent Acquisition) Phone no.: +49 (0)30 2005 58810

Please note that we do not return paper applications including folders. Please submit copies only and no original documents.

Cooperation with recruitment agencies is not accepted.

xarvio Digital Farming Solutions powered by BASF is at the forefront of the digital transformation of agriculture optimizing crop production. xarvio offers digital products, based on a global leading crop model platform, which deliver independent field-zone-specific agronomic advice enabling farmers to produce their crops most efficiently and sustainable. The xarvio products SCOUTING, FIELD MANAGER and HEALTHY FIELDS are being used by farmers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Working at BASF Digital Farming GmbH is equally as innovative as our products: we have a global network and work with agile methodologies in a start-up atmosphere. Join our team! Learn more about xarvio at or visit any of our social media channels.

Agriculture is all about balance. The balance that is crucial to everyone's existence - also applies to our Agricultural Solutions division. We connect innovative thinking with practical action to find the right balance for success - for farmers, agriculture and future generations. With seeds and traits, crop protection and digital solutions, we help farmers produce food more efficiently, protect the land and meet the needs of society.

What you can expect

Our Digital Farming operations unit develops and establishes our service offerings successfully in the market. xarvio Digital Farming is looking for a candidate (m/f/d) who wants to take over responsibility with the ambition to generate a real impact in agriculture.

  • You will support in the area of agricultural machine connectivity, data exchange and precision farming machinery as well as the implementation of business requirements into viable technical solutions for our external customers and internal teams.

  • In addition, you will develop and implement machine connectivity strategies and lead projects to implement our strategy.

  • You will identify needs and analyze as well as implement solutions in close collaboration with the software engineering team to improve our products.

  • Furthermore, you will support the product roll-out and the regional team in building a strong relationship with new and existing customers.

  • You will participate in all phases of the product governance and development life cycle, including writing epics and user stories as well as support the sprint planning in our agile development setup.

  • Moreover, you will maintain contact with industry partners and stay up to date on latest developments, solutions as well as trends and provide training for customers and internal colleagues.

What we expect

  • bachelor's or master's degree in agriculture, engineering, computer sciences, natural sciences or related fields as well as professional experience

  • hands on experience in working with agricultural machinery, telematics devices, vehicle electronics and embedded systems as well as proficient in implementing business requirements in agricultural farm management

  • experience in software development and testing concepts in the area of machine connectivity

  • excellent communication skills in English and German

  • analytical skills to build and maintain good working relationships, open-minded, intercultural competence as well as willingness to travel

We offer

  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art technologies as well as a job ticket.

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.