A Career at DIgSILENT
Work for an innovative and promising company, the world’s leading provider of software for the simulation of power supply systems.
DIgSILENT in figures
established for more than 30 years
> 85 %
of our employees are university graduates
< 5 %
staff turnover rate in our company
countries in which our software is used
users of our software products
of our annual energy is covered by our own solar energy plant
DIgSILENT as an employer
DIgSILENT GmbH is an independent software and consulting company in the field of electrical power systems. As a global player with the benefits of a medium-sized company, we are represented by branch offices in nine countries. Our PowerFactory power system analysis software is one of the internationally most frequently used applications for the planning and operation of power systems of the future. In addition to our products, our service portfolio includes technology and feasibility studies, planning services, system optimisation, troubleshooting and expertise.
For more than 35 years we have offered our staff the opportunity to help develop the energy supply of the future in a globally leading software company in the field of electrical power systems.
We give our employees the freedom to put the theoretical knowledge that they have learned during their training directly into practical applications for the continuous expansion of our software products. The constant search for new and better solutions
for our software products as well as application-oriented customer support unite us. Together we achieve results and develop further. Our most important success factor and thus our motivation is committed, ambitious and satisfied employees. We promote the integration and further training of every individual to create the best working conditions for all our employees.
In our opinion, a good work-life balance is the basis for successful business on the one hand and at the same time for the satisfaction of individual private needs. We help our staff fulfil their career and private expectations with a number of schemes.
We offer a wide range of innovative fields of work with a multifarious spectrum of tasks, research-related activities and individual development possibilities in an industry with a promising future.
Our fields of work
Electrical engineers are employed as application developers or as application engineers. In development, they take on modelling tasks and implement applications for our power system analysis software. In addition to further development and maintenance of various calculation methods, they provide independent contributions to the entire development process and assist the application engineers in customer support. As application engineers, they are responsible for the complete technical support and consulting of software users, carry out studies and training courses, develop simulation models and support the software specification and documentation process.
Measurement technology engineers have responsibilities in connection with one of our products for the management, planning and execution of projects for the metrological verification of grid connection rules and for the execution and coordination of measurements at power generation stations.
Computer scientists, mathematicians or physicists play an active role in the development process of our software products, implement simulation and calculation processes by means of state-of-the-art algorithms and optimisation methods, and expand and maintain the products in the areas of data management/modelling, GUI, graphic visualisation or automation, among others. Other fields of application include the design and optimisation of the data model as well as the maintenance and optimisation of interfaces to database systems and other software products.
Unlimited permanent position
All our employees receive unlimited contracts of employment after a 6-month probation period.
30 days annual holiday entitlement. We grant extra leave for special occasions such as weddings or moving house.
All our employees receive performance-linked salaries.
Career and family
We are a family-friendly company who place great value on the work-life balance of our employees.
We therefore offer part-time positions and age-dependent childcare subsidies of up to €200,00/month per child.
Working from home
Our employees have the option to work from home up to two days a week.
Our core time is from 9 to 12 am and 2 to 4 pm. We allow up to three flexidays per month and an annual carryover of +/- 25 hours.
Company pension scheme
We offer our employees a company pension scheme.
All employees share in the company’s success and receive an annual bonus in addition to their salaries.
Individual further training measures are available to our employees. DIgSILENT covers the costs of further training courses/conferences for up to three days per year.
Employees with long years of service receive additional bonuses every 5 years.
JobRad: company bikes, e-bikes, S-Pedelec
A healthy lifestyle and environmentally-friendly transport options are very important to us. After having spent one year with the company, each employee has the opportunity to lease an individually selected company bike through JobRad.
Accessibility: Tübingen, Reutlingen, Stuttgart and Dresden / car park
We provide our staff with free parking for cars, motorbikes and bicycles.
We offer our employees a varied lunch menu with fresh, high quality food (including vegetarian options) in our DIgSILENT "FoodFactory". We subsidise the costs by 50%.
Several times a week, freshly delivered fruit is available to all employees at no cost.
A large assortment of tea, coffee and coffee specialities is available to all employees at no cost.
In addition to our traditional Christmas Dinner we also hold an annual company party in summer to which all employees and their families are invited.
The building blocks of our success
We are always interested in hearing from dedicated professionals, both newly-qualified and those with experience, and offer interesting and diverse activities in an innovative company environment, personal areas of responsibility, individual development opportunities and an open working climate in a constantly growing enterprise. In an innovative environment with flat hierarchies, you will as a professional have many opportunities to contribute to and benefit from the success of DIgSILENT.
Get your careers off to a flying start with us. Are you enthusiastic about and have a background in computer science, mathematics or electrical engineering? Get to know the activities of a software company as a student and work independently in a competent team. Join us as an intern, in a work-study programme or write your thesis with us on a currently-trending subject.