OUR VISION

We connect the physical world with its digital twin so that companies can work more safely, efficiently and sustainably

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Mission

Businesses rely on billions of non-networked assets every day. We enable them to be networked and controlled with real-time data

SmartMakers was founded in 2016 and is now one of the leading providers of IoT solutions. Our technology offers companies of all sizes an immediately measurable improvement in their business operations through the use of IoT.

Our Connected Operations platform, thingsHub, integrates IoT sensing, low-power wireless technology and machine learning to make deploying IoT simple and value-added.

Over 200 companies from a wide range of industries already rely on IoT from SmartMakers.

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Experience

Customers

200+

Networked equipment

30.000+

IoT sensors

100.000+

Management

Sebastian Stute Smartmakers CEO

Sebastian mare

CEO
Julia Bayer Smartmakers COO

Julia Bayer

COO
Martin Nörenberg Smartmakers CSO

Martin Nörenberg

CSO
Florian Merz Smartmakers CTO

Florian Merz

CTO

Become part of our team

We are shaping the future with the Internet of Things. Help us do it!

Are you interested in the latest technologies and are you looking for challenging tasks and the opportunity to realise your ideas in the field of innovation?

Then apply with us, Florian is looking forward to your support.

We can offer you these exciting tasks:

  • You will be the interface between customers and the product development team
  • You support the product development team in extending our IoT platform so that it can be integrated into the customer's IT infrastructure.
  • You advise and support our customers during the installation of the platform on site, the integration in their infrastructure and the subsequent operation and effective use
  • You support the product development team in improving the operability, scalability and stability of our platform, e.g. through observation functions such as tracing, logging or monitoring.

 

With these skills you can convince us:

  • At least a Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or an equivalent degree
  • Four years of work experience in a company or with the operation of cloud infrastructure
  • Strong programming experience
  • Great interest in the Internet of Things (IoT), Radio Communication
    technologies (e.g. LoRaWAN, NB-IoT, etc.)
  • Commitment to learning modern DevOps approaches e.g. Infrastructure as a Code, GitOps, etc.
  • Desirable: 2-3 years experience with Kubernetes in cloud and on-premises operation
  • Practical experience with:
    • Linux Administration and Tooling
    • Kubernetes Administration
    • PostgreSQL application and administration
    • Message brokering (especially MQtT)
    • Identity and access management

 

Your advantages:

  • Your working hours: Flexible within the framework of core working hours | Customer accessibility and your results are in the foreground
  • Your workplace: Flexible |Office or mobile working? Both possible | Primarily on site in Ettlingen/Karlsruhe
  • Your equipment: Modern | Everything you need to be successful
  • Your contract: Unlimited | We offer security
  • Your development: varied and responsible tasks in a growing team with start-up charm | Training-on-the-job
  • Your contribution: is in demand for innovative and future-oriented products and strategies for the sustainable digitalisation of companies.
  • Your environment: we have a great working atmosphere, cultivate a 'you' culture and live flat hierarchies

 

Are you in? Then apply now - we are looking forward to meeting you!

Apply now

We are shaping the future with the Internet of Things. Help us do it!

We are looking for a creative "doer" with a special flair for marketing concepts in content and online marketing. Are you looking for challenging tasks and do you love innovation?

Then apply with us, Martin is already looking forward to your support.

We can offer you these exciting tasks:

  • You create marketing concepts for our IoT solutions, follow them up independently and lead them successfully from the first idea to the final realisation.
  • You are responsible for the further development and support of our remote marketing team.
  • You are an important part of the team in the conception, planning and implementation of campaigns in close cooperation with Sina, Denis and Marius
  • You continuously plan and control your activities in the CRM system
  • You are responsible for increasing our reach and the associated marketing activities

 

You can convince us with these skills:

  • You have enthusiasm and passion for digitalisation, innovative products and technologies
  • You are creative, self-organised, distinguish yourself through your communication and team skills and tackle things independently
  • You convince with your positive charisma and work in a structured, goal-oriented manner and possess a high degree of initiative
  • You have a commercial education/studies with a focus on business administration or relevant professional experience and ideally already have initial experience in B2B and online marketing
  • Ideally, you already have first contact with the IoT solutions business
  • You speak and write very good German and English

 

Your advantages:

  • Your working hours: Flexible within the framework of core working hours. Your results are in the foreground
  • Your workplace: Flexible | Office or mobile working? Both possible. | If possible on site in Ettlingen/Karlsruhe
  • Your equipment: Modern | Everything you need to be successful
  • Your contract: Unlimited | We offer security
  • Your development: varied and responsible tasks in a growing team with start-up charm | Training-on-the-job
  • Your contribution: is required for innovative and future-oriented external communication in order to expand marketing.
  • Your environment: we have a great working atmosphere, cultivate a 'you' culture and live flat hierarchies

 

Are you in? Then apply now - we are looking forward to meeting you!

Apply now

We can offer you these exciting tasks:

  • Support in the creation of specific marketing concepts, e.g. reference customer concepts or communication concepts for new products
  • Planning and implementation of digital marketing projects, campaigns and services
  • Planning of national/ international trade fairs and events
  • Close cooperation and coordination with the management to support the communication strategy
  • Creation of presentations and development of sales documents
  • Support for interdepartmental projects
  • Creation of texts, press releases, blog posts, etc. within the framework of content marketing

 

You can convince us with these skills:

  • Degree in business administration, ideally with a focus on marketing or a degree in communication sciences
  • Several years of relevant professional experience
  • Project management experience and good knowledge of trade fair and event management
  • A feel for design, typography and texts
  • Absolute confidence in the use of the German language and orthography
  • Ability to work in a team, reliability and flexibility
  • Quick familiarization with new topics and their text-safe implementation
  • Creativity and ambition

 

Your advantages:

A versatile and responsible job in a successful, dynamic and young company. In addition to a wide range of further training opportunities, team events and leisure activities, modern workplaces with laptops and smartphones await you. You can look forward to exciting and challenging projects as well as flat hierarchies and open communication.

 

Apply now

We are shaping the future with the Internet of Things. Help us do it!

We are looking for a customer- and service-oriented sales talent with closing power, who also likes to make initial contact with our prospective customers by telephone and in social selling. Results-oriented support and the development of key customers are a matter of course for you. Are you looking for challenging tasks in solution sales in finding and developing target customers and industries? Can you imagine being actively involved in the management and expansion of a sales field service team in the future? Then apply to us!

Your mission
On the basis of partnership-based cooperation with potential and existing customers, you will use your closing power to ensure that our customer-specific solutions achieve even greater market penetration. You are our link between product owners and customers. As an accomplished and experienced "hunter", you always keep an eye on our growth and our future customers.

Your day at SmartMakers
As the main contact person, you take care of building and expanding close customer relationships. At regular meetings at the Ettlingen/Karlsruhe location, you actively work on our Sales & Marketing machine together with the team. Furthermore, your "North Star" is the deal closing and the further development of leads to enterprise customers. You actively contribute your B2B and industry experience to the sales and marketing processes and support the design of the strategy. You report directly to the CSO.

Your tasks in detail

  • You coordinate the identification and acquisition of new customers as well as the support and further development of existing customers together with our inside sales team.
  • You create offers for our IoT solutions, follow up on them independently and lead them successfully to conclusion
  • You are skilled in giving presentations and performing online customer demos
  • You have negotiating skills in dealing with decision-makers and the ability to "close deals".
  • You are part of the team in the conception, planning and implementation of campaigns in cooperation with the marketing team.
  • You develop campaign ideas (target group, offer) and the campaign logic (e.g. mailing, pre-qualification by telephone) in the team.
  • You continuously plan and control your sales activities in the CRM system

 

Your benefits at SmartMakers

  • Your working hours: Flexible within the framework of core working hours | Customer accessibility and your results are in the foreground
  • Your workplace: Flexible | Office or mobile working? Both possible | 3-4x per month on site in Ettlingen/Karlsruhe
  • Your equipment: Modern | Everything you need to be successful
  • Your dress code: Situational | No suit and tie obligation
  • Your contract: Unlimited | We offer security
  • Your remuneration: Success and performance-oriented basic salary and motivating commission model
  • Your development: varied and responsible tasks in a growing team with start-up charm | Training-on-the-job
  • Your contribution: is in demand for innovative and future-oriented products and strategies for the sustainable digitalisation of companies.
  • Your environment: we have a great working atmosphere, cultivate a 'you' culture and live flat hierarchies

 

Your profile

  • It is in your DNA to inspire people and you seek direct customer contact
  • You can convey your enthusiasm and passion for digitalisation, innovative products and technologies to customers
  • You find it easy to create new ideas and are passionate about creative solutions
  • You have a strong will to succeed
  • You are reliable, self-motivated, a team player and get things done
  • You convince with your positive charisma and work in a structured, goal-oriented manner and possess a high degree of initiative
  • You have a commercial education/studies with a focus on business administration or relevant professional experience and ideally already have leadership experience from B2B sales
  • You speak and write very good German and English; other languages are not a must, but an advantage
  • You are willing to travel
  • You are confident in using office tools and already have experience with CRM systems

 

Are you in? Then apply now - we are looking forward to meeting you!
We look forward to getting to know you by sending us your application (CV, letter of motivation, date of joining and salary expectations) as an online application or by e-mail to info@smartmakers.de.

 

Apply now

We are shaping the future with the Internet of Things. Help us do it!

We are looking for a customer- and service-oriented sales talent who seeks initial contact with our prospective customers, especially by telephone and in social selling. Are you looking for challenging tasks in solution sales in finding target customers and industries? Then apply with us!

Your mission
On the basis of partnership-based cooperation with potential and existing customers, you will ensure that our customer-specific solutions achieve even greater market penetration. As a "hunter", you always keep an eye on our growth and our future customers in new customer segments and industries.

Your day at SmartMakers
As the main contact person, you take care of building close customer relationships. You identify the right contacts in the company, understand their problems and demonstrate customer-specific solutions using our technology. At regular meetings at the Ettlingen/Karlsruhe location, you will actively work together in the team on our Sales & Marketing machine. In addition, your "North Star" is the deal closing and the further development of leads. You will actively contribute your initial B2B and industry experience to the sales and marketing processes. You report directly to the CSO.

Your tasks in detail

  • The identification and acquisition of new customers as well as the support and
  • You coordinate the further development of existing customers together with our inside sales team.
  • You create offers for our IoT solutions, follow up on them independently and lead them successfully to conclusion
  • You are not afraid to give presentations and show online customer demos
  • You have negotiating skills and the ability to close deals
  • You are part of the team in the conception, planning and implementation of campaigns in cooperation with the marketing team.
  • You develop campaign ideas (target group, offer) and the campaign logic (e.g. mailing, pre-qualification by telephone) in the team.
  • You continuously plan and control your sales activities in the CRM system

 

Your benefits at SmartMakers

  • Your working hours: Flexible within the framework of core working hours | Customer accessibility and your results are in the foreground
  • Your workplace: Flexible | Office or mobile working? Both possible | 1-2x days / week on site in Ettlingen/Karlsruhe
  • Your equipment: Modern | Everything you need to be successful
  • Your dress code: Situational | No suit and tie obligation
  • Your contract: Unlimited | We offer security
  • Your remuneration: Success and performance-oriented basic salary and motivating commission model
  • Your development: varied and responsible tasks in a growing team with start-up charm | Training-on-the-job
  • Your contribution: is in demand for innovative and future-oriented products and strategies for the sustainable digitalisation of companies.
  • Your environment: we have a great working atmosphere, cultivate a 'you' culture and live flat hierarchies

Your profile

  • It is in your DNA to inspire people and you seek direct customer contact
  • You can convey your enthusiasm and passion for digitalisation, innovative products and technologies to customers
  • You find it easy to create new ideas and are passionate about creative solutions
  • You have a strong will to succeed
  • You are reliable, self-motivated, a team player and get things done
  • You convince with your positive charisma and work in a structured, goal-oriented manner and possess a high degree of initiative
  • You have a commercial education/studies with a focus on business administration or relevant professional experience and ideally already have initial experience from B2B sales
  • You speak and write very good German and English; other languages are not a must, but an advantage
  • You are willing to travel
  • You are confident in using office tools and already have experience with CRM systems

 

Are you in? Then apply now - we are looking forward to meeting you!
We look forward to getting to know you by sending us your application (CV, letter of motivation, date of joining and salary expectations) as an online application or by e-mail to info@smartmakers.de.

Apply now

We are shaping the future with the Internet of Things. Help us do it!

We are looking for a customer- and service-oriented sales talent who likes to make initial contact with our prospective customers by phone and in social selling. Supporting and developing existing customers is a matter of course for you and you enjoy communicating on the phone in a business context. Would you like to have a healthy work/life balance but still have a challenging job? Can you imagine helping to build and manage an inside sales team in the future? Then apply with us!

Your mission
Remotely and on-site at the Karlsruhe location, you are the first point of contact for interested parties who contact us via various channels. In addition, your "North Star" is the active acquisition of new sales qualified leads from our joint inbound marketing and marketing automation. You will actively contribute your B2B and industry experience to the sales and marketing processes and help shape the strategy. Equipped with a permanent contract, you can start your career with us full-time. You are part of our young and dynamic sales and marketing team and report directly to the CSO.


Your tasks in detail

  • You contact all incoming leads by phone, email and chat, manage them in the CRM and record customer needs
  • You create offers for our IoT solutions, follow up on them independently and lead them successfully to conclusion
  • You demonstrate online customer demos of our IoT solutions
  • You pre-qualify project enquiries from our customers and develop the contact in tandem with the sales field service to the customer order
  • You are responsible for the conception, planning and implementation of social selling and telesales campaigns in cooperation with the sales and marketing team.
  • You develop campaign ideas (target group, offer) and the campaign logic (e.g. mailing, pre-qualification by phone)
  • You ensure the operational implementation of the campaigns

Your benefits at SmartMakers

  • An exciting and responsible task in a growing team with start-up charm
  • Good salary and Free Coffee & Tea
  • Flexible working hours, trust-based working hours and home office are part of our daily routine to support you in achieving a good work-life balance.
  • Training-on-the-job
  • We have a great working atmosphere, cultivate a 'you' culture and live flat hierarchies
  • Your voice counts! With us, there is always room for fresh thinking and a relaxed working atmosphere.
  • Your fitness is important to us, which is why we support you in your sporting balance and look forward to sporting team events with you.
  • Co-design of innovative and future-oriented products for a sustainable digitalisation of companies

Your profile

  • You are reliable, self-motivated, a team player and get things done
  • You can convey your enthusiasm for innovative products and technologies to customers
  • You have a commercial education/studies with a focus on business administration or relevant professional experience and ideally already have initial experience from B2B sales
  • You have already gained experience in cold calling and customer care and have very good communication skills as well as sales and negotiation skills
  • You convince with your positive charisma, act in a customer-oriented manner and find it easy to organise yourself
  • You are analytical, have a good grasp and like to discover new tools
  • You speak and write very good German and English; other languages are not a must, but an advantage
  • You are confident in using office tools and already have experience with CRM systems

Are you in? Then apply now - we are looking forward to meeting you!
We look forward to getting to know you by sending us your application (CV, letter of motivation, date of joining and salary expectations) as an online application or by e-mail to info@smartmakers.de.

Apply now

They plan and dimension IoT radio networks, analyse supply requirements and potential locations, advise customers on radio supply aspects and location configurations, carry out measurements, draw up network and system plans, optimise existing networks and support planning and implementation projects.

We can offer you these exciting tasks:

  • Planning of IoT network and application solutions
  • Design and planning of digital radio networks
  • Support and supervision of planning and implementation projects
  • Supply, capacity and frequency planning
  • Cooperation and preparation of technical analyses and studies

With these skills you can convince us:

  • Qualified university degree or comparable training
  • At least 5 years professional experience in digital radio, object supply, radio planning tools
  • Experience in the embedded area (hardware, software, device/CPE manufacturers)
  • Practical experience in embedded development, especially on the basis of Linux
  • Programming skills in C, C++, Golang and Node.js
  • Ability to work independently, reliably and in a structured manner
  • ability to work in a team, as well as contact and communication skills
  • German and English fluent in spoken and written
  • Driving licence and readiness to travel

Your advantages:

A versatile and responsible job in a successful, dynamic and young company. In addition to a wide range of further training opportunities, team events and leisure activities, modern workplaces with laptops and smartphones await you. You can look forward to exciting and challenging projects as well as flat hierarchies and open communication.

Apply now

You have more Arduinos and Raspberry Pis in your closet than friends on Facebook?
You don't think LPWAN is the Russian exchange student and LoRa is not a new parrot species? Then you are exactly right with us:

Digitization in companies is already becoming a reality with us. LPWAN technology, especially the innovative LoRa transmission technology and the latest cloud software form the basis for a customer-oriented overall solution. As with any new technology, there is still a lot to discover and try out. And for this we need your support.

With you...

  • Let's set up our LPWAN-LAB with our own IoT network
  • Let's test industrial sensors as well as smart sensors based on Arduino and Rasperry Pi
  • Let's configure embedded gateways
  • Let's explore the limits of LPWAN performance

You bring...

  • Thirst for knowledge and the compulsion to explore all technical details
  • Experience with embedded systems and Linux
  • Programming knowledge in C, C++, Golang, Node.js

We offer...

  • Flexible time management
  • A cool team in a young company
  • Above average payment
  • option of permanent employment

Apply now

We are shaping the future with the Internet of Things. Help us do it!

We are looking for active support in our delivery team, which implements, advises and projects IoT solutions for customers. If you are looking for an exciting, varied and innovative work environment, then apply with us! Pascal is already looking forward to your support.

We are SmartMakers

Businesses rely on billions of non-networked assets every day. We enable them to be networked and controlled with real-time data.

SmartMakers was founded in 2016 and is now one of the leading providers of IoT solutions. Our technology offers companies of all sizes an immediately measurable improvement in their business operations through the use of IoT. Our Connected Operations platform, thingsHub, integrates IoT sensing, low-power wireless technology and machine learning to make deploying IoT simple and value-added. Over 250 companies from a wide range of industries already rely on IoT from SmartMakers.

Tasks

  • Planning and customer advice on IoT network and application solutions
  • Implementation of IoT use cases at customer sites
  • Interface between product development and sales
  • Contribution to innovative funding projects
    Development of individual customer solutions
    Support and supervision of project rollouts
  • Development of radio network plans
  • Processing technical customer enquiries and support tickets

 

Qualification

  • Qualified university degree in electrical engineering / mechanical engineering or comparable training
  • More than 3 years of experience in industry, software or IT systems engineering
  • Experience working with APIs, Javascript (Node.js) and/or GoLang
  • Solid fundamentals in IT infrastructure, security and business systems
  • Enthusiasm for helping others network their things
  • Ability to work independently, in a customer-oriented and structured manner
  • ability to work in a team, as well as contact and communication skills
  • German and English fluent in spoken and written

 

Benefits

  • Your environment: we have a great working atmosphere, cultivate a 'you' culture and live flat hierarchies
  • Your working hours: Flexible within the framework of core working hours. Your results are in the foreground
  • Your workplace: Flexible | Office or mobile working? Both possible | If possible on site in Ettlingen/Karlsruhe
  • Your equipment: Modern | Everything you need to be successful
  • Your contract: Unlimited | We offer security
  • Your development: varied and responsible tasks in a growing team with start-up charm | Training-on-the-job
  • Your contribution: is required for innovative and future-oriented external communication in order to expand marketing.
  • Your environment: we have a great working atmosphere, cultivate a 'you' culture and live flat hierarchies

Apply now