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Engineer Systems-Germany


Fuerth, BY, DE

REQ ID:  43375

Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) brings together materials science, technical expertise, innovative thinking and superior customer service to help the world fly, drive, power and build. Our tools, materials and wear-resistant solutions enable customers to run longer, cut faster and machine with greater precision. Kennametal is built for performance, and every day approximately 8,700 employees are helping customers in more than 60 countries stay competitive. Kennametal generated $2.0 billion in revenues in fiscal 2022.

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Software Engineer (m/w/d)


We are looking for a Software Engineer to join our TESS team, building the next generation of our platform, at our Technology Center in Fuerth, Germany.

TESS (Tool Expert Software System) is Kennametal’s knowledge-based tool expert software for managing its Holemaking and Solid Endmill portfolios.

The ideal candidate must have strong, firsthand technical expertise in a variety of configuration management, data technologies and the proven ability to develop robust scalable solutions that can manage large data sets. This person should embrace continuous improvement and test-driven development. They must be at ease working with little supervision.


  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, and studying systems flow, data usage and work processes
  • Keep up to date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies
  • Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Deploy programs and evaluate user feedback provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with business users, project managers and other engineers to achieve solutions
  • Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices
  • Capable of delivering on multiple competing priorities with little supervision


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Business Information Systems
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience
  • Proficiency in database knowledge, software architecture, software development methods. Must have experience with C#, .NET (Microsoft Technologies), SQL, Web Technologies, User Interfaces
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations is beneficial
  • Experience in designing interactive applications is a plus
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, strong interpersonal skills in interfacing with internal customers
  • Experience of working as part of a global team and handling global projects is a plus
  • CAD knowledge is beneficial


If you have questions, please contact our Lead Recruiter, Mr. Stephan Hennies.


Tel. +49 711 89989363


We look forward to receiving your application!

Equal Opportunity Employer

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