Software Graduates!

Start your career with Pilz


Who we are:

Pilz is a leading, innovative automation technology company. We are a family run company and operate internationally in over 32 countries with the headquarters based in Stuttgart, Germany.

Pilz Ireland is the designated centre of excellence for Software Tool Research & Development. We currently employ over 110 Software Professionals in Cork. More about Pilz Ireland

What we do:

Our Software Engineers develop sophisticated software products creating rich IDEs for the automotive industry. Our focus is on the user experience; we develop software tools providing support to Engineers in designing, programming, configuring and commissioning automation/control systems with user-friendliness and visual clarity.

Find out more about the products we develop in Cork … more!

Graduate Programme:

Our 18 month programme  will  provide you with the building blocks you need to help  build the career you want.


What we offer

Our 18 month Graduate programme involves on the job training, where you will learn the process, the system and new technologies.  With the support of your mentor you can drive your own learning and push your own limits.  Learning opportunities include in-house and external training, career and professional development.

During the  Graduate Programme you will work with a talented software team; various disciplines work side by side on a daily basis, in a challenging and rewarding professional environment. We offer a very competitive starting salary and you will have the opportunity  to increase your salary at 6 monthly intervals for the duration of the programme. You  will gain exposure to a range of complex projects and you’ll find out there’s a lot more to software than coding: version control, build systems, unit testing and using open source technologies.


Our Sports and Social Club will always ensure that it is not just all work and no play.(click here for more info)

Pilz Watersports Club - Cliff Diving & Cave Exploring Event

What last years Graduates have to say:


You can also view what some of our other grads have to say.

How to apply

If you love software and love programming and you have (or on track to achieving) an honours degree in a Computer Science or related engineering all you have to do is send us your up to date CV and  Apply Now.

What we look for

View the Graduate Software Development Engineer job spec

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