Festo is a worldwide leader in automation technology headquartered in Germany. We are always coming upwith creative process solutions that bring product ideas to life. As an employer, we do everything in our power to ensure that visionary ideas are transformed into practice. What we do expect from you? Think outside the box. Try new things. Bring your own idea. Take advantage of the creative freedom, the wide variety of development opportunities and the access to best practice. In short: Face new challenges. As an engineer and part of the production team in the passionate working world of Festo.

Hardware Design Engineer


Your job:

  • Development of electronic hardware design for electric automation systems in collaboration with other project members (mechanic engineers, firmware developers, etc.);
  • Development of analog and digital hardware circuits from design phase to production release;
  • Layout supervision from first scratch to series production considering EMC conform design;
  • Debugging and testing with a hands-on mentality;
  • Product care of existing product portfolio to ensure long term availability, competitive production cost, quality and producibility;
  • Continuous monitoring of developments and trends in the semiconductor market;
  • Development, build-up and setup of prototypes as well as coordination and execution of functional tests;
  • Active collaboration in comprehensive committees along the development process (project teams, FMEA, etc.);


Technical Competencies and Requirements:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Communications or similar field;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Very good command of MS Office;
  • Experience with SAP will be considered as an advantage;


Professional Competencies and Requirements:

  • Proven practical experience in Electronic design at least 3 years;
  • Introduction of serial production/mass realised for develop product will be considered as a serious advantage;
  • Knowledge of common industrial Ethernet interfaces would be beneficial;
  • Good knowledge in microcontroller system and analog electronics;
  • Experience with Cadence Allegro or similar tools will be considered as a strong advantage;


Personal Competencies and Requirements:

  • Capable of making fast decisions and taking the responsibility for the results in dynamic environment;
  • Team player, able to work in a multicultural working environment;
  • Oriented towards goals achieving and results;
  • Thinking out of the box, creativity and continuous improvement attitude;

You can expect the following with us:

  • Motivating compensation and social benefits package
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of projects in the field of industrial automation, IIoT and robotics;
  • Professional development and learning opportunities in high technology and production environment.


In case your professional qualification corresponds to the above requirements and you wish to join our growing team, please send us your CV and a cover letter. 


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Your documents and personal data will be treated as confidential and will be protected according to Bulgarian Data Protection Legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).


HR contact person: Aleksandar Antonov Angelov, careersbgproduction@festo.com

Reference code: 10285

Company:  Festo Production EOOD

София, BG, 1000

We look forward to your application!