C++ Developer (f/m) - Data Intelligence Products, Industrial


Softing is a successful, independent provider of hardware and software for industrial automation and automotive electronics. SoftingRom has been founded early in 2005 as an R&D center of Softing AG Munich, with offices both in Cluj-Napoca and Miercurea-Ciuc.

Softing Industrial is the expert for implementing and improving digital exchange processes in industrial applications – on the field level and between production and IT.

In this dawning age of Industry 4.0 and the “Industrial Internet of Things” (IoT), efficient and reliable digital communication is the prerequisite for the integrated production of the future, which will involve networked systems across different sites and a continuous need to optimize equipment and production processes.

Based on our expertise with customer-specific solutions and the development of standard platforms, we have positioned ourselves as a product leader for the integration of devices, controls, machines and networks in higher-level systems.

Softing Industrial is a strategic partner to the industrial automation sector, with more than 35 years of experience in the areas of fieldbuses and Industrial Ethernet. With our comprehensive technological knowledge and deep understanding of technical production requirements, we understand the needs of our industrial customers and speak their language.

Main responsibilities

You will join a team of strong software engineers that lead full cycle development of middleware solutions which are enabling I4.0 for a wide range of industries we serve.

This includes highly reliable and scalable communication services which connects enterprise's IT and OT areas, cloud with on-premise systems.

As part of most modern industrial control solution, the central part (middleware) consists on architectures based on open standards communication foundations (OPC, OPC UA, MQTT, REST) which offer secure and reliable connectivity between different layers of the control solution respectively other enterprise resources (MES, ERP, SCADA, data lakes, ML/AI, other).

Based on more than 20 years of experience, Softing is one of the most complete worldwide provider of OPC expertise (see https://data-intelligence.softing.com/products/). 

Our R&D center in Cluj-Napoca is proud to contribute in a determinant way to the success of the Data Intelligence products range (DataFEED OPC Suite, DataFEED Secure Integration Server, Edge Connectors for Azure Iot Edge and and AWS IoT Greengrass)

Necessary skills

  • C++
  • Qt
  • Scripting Languages (such as Python and JavaScript)
  • Databases (SQL, NoSQL)
  • Communication services (REST, Message Brokers)
  • Optional web development technologies (HTML/CSS, JavaScript frameworks etc)
  • Optional knowlege of industrial communication technologies (OPC UA, Fieldbuses, other protocols)
  • Virtualization and modern distributed application deployment
  • Advanced level of English (both reading and writing)
  • Good communication skills

What’s in it for you, besides the working experience

  • Positive and informal working environment, with a very helpful, collegial and highly qualified team
  • Short, uncomplicated communication channels and open doors at all levels
  • Medical benefits package, lunch tickets, sport subscription, fidelity bonuses
  • Flexible schedule and remote work policy, contribution from SoftingRom for important life milestone (such as birth of a child)
  • Internal events (team buildings, summer & Christmas parties, nights out/meals with the team)
  • Annual holiday because work-life balance is important to us (24-27 days of annual leave depending on your seniority level)
  • Office perks: fruits & goodies in the office
  • Comprehensive technical trainings on our expertise area, online learning platforms subscriptions
  • Challenging projects for well-known customers in the industry
  • The opportunity to actively contribute at the design and success of our solutions

We’d love to hear from you!

Of course, everyone’s career has a different path and you may not have all of the skills and/or experience listed above. However, if you feel you might fit the job, feel free to contact us.

If this sounds interesting for you, please send us a message or your CV at and let's talk more about this role, about the projects and our great team.


Softing Romania Human Resources

+40 364 401 691