A perfect example that at SMA it counts what you do and not what is written on your business card. Just do it. And that is exactly what we want — to inspire initiators driven by passion.

Career at SMA

Energy that changes

Innovative and sustainable key technologies are prerequisites for renewable energy supply. More than 4,000 employees from 20 countries work to ensure that SMA is actively helping to promote the production and development of PV system technology worldwide.

Would you like to play a part in shaping the energy supply of the future?
Welcome to SMA.

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be flexible.

Conditions can change, our work schedule models offer you a solution.

Trusting each other. Modern workplaces, flexible working hours and part-time solutions — everything you need to be able to achieve the perfect work-life balance.

We give ourselves the freedom we need to deploy our individual skills and strengths as effectively as possible. Trust and mutual respect promote independent thinking and actions. We facilitate innovative learning and share knowledge as part of the internal SMA University or over breakfast with the Managing Board.

be energy.

Your energy can thrive with us. Respond to changes in an active, bold and targeted way.

Performance pays off. Talent management, development opportunities and a transparent compensation system—promoting and developing our employees are extremely important to us.

You can actively shape things at SMA. We want you to think outside the box and to inspire others with your ideas. Our constructive cooperation promotes our team spirit and helps reveal a wealth of hidden talent.

be family.

A sense of community and camaraderie is important to us. You don’t have to miss out on family life — we support you here. We provide advice and support regarding parental leave, family caregiver leave and other family-friendly options.

Banking on team spirit. We think and act at a cross-departmental, goal-oriented and international level.

Since the company was founded, annual events such as the summer party and the Christmas celebration have formed an integral part of SMA’s corporate culture. We also keep in touch with our retired coworkers. It is not uncommon to meet our “Sunny Seniors” at their old workplace.

SMA Leadership Fundamentals.

Customer centricity

Learn from and embrace each others differences!

  • We are passionate about including different cultures, working styles, gender, personalities and ideas.
  • We encourage global and local collaboration in mixed teams to achieve a greater company success.
  • We use our international setup to improve our creativity, productivity and performance.

Take ownership – SMA empowers you!

  • We motivate our team and give time, freedom and a framework for entrepreneurial thinking and acting.
  • We empower our colleagues to take decisions based on their knowledge and expertise to meet goals which follow our common vision.
  • We allow room for errors and give the chance to learn from mistakes as we recognize success.

Create value for the customer!

  • We know about customer needs and share them within the entire organization.
  • We always aim to satisfy customer requests through working efficiently and adding value.
  • We constantly nourish partnerships with our internal and external customers to learn and benefit from their experience with our products and services.

Inspire to go beyond!

  • We give room for vision and purpose for change and ensure open communication and integrity.
  • We never stop challenging the status quo and are ready for change – starting with ourselves.
  • We provide an inviting atmosphere for continuous and self-motivated learning and development.

Your voice counts, let´s be great together!

  • We empower our teams to organize themselves and trust in their contributions and solutions.
  • We take decisions jointly, communicate thoroughly and ask for commitment.
  • We stay inspired for innovation by boosting international and cross-functional collaboration inside and outside of SMA.


  • Flexible work schedule models
  • The ability to work flexible
  • Thirty vacation days
  • Special options for time off
  • Lifelong working-time accounts
  • Mandatory company holidays during the Christmas season

  • Support for homeschooling: digital teaching aid for kids free of charge
  • Support for parental leave or family caregiver leave issues
  • Vacation daycare for kids / vacation playscheme
  • Emergency childcare
  • Kid’s meal for €1.20 at our cafeteria
  • Besides the legal regulations + 5 days of paid vacation for sick children
  • Contact maintained with employees during parental leave

  • No mandatory dress code and informal work environment
  • Subsidized cafeteria with a variety of menu options
  • Many varieties of tea, coffee and water for free
  • Continuing education
  • Exciting international collaboration
  • Open communication in all directions
  • Clear corporate strategy and sustainable business conduct
  • Opportunities to contribute your entrepreneurial projects and ideas
  • Modern and attractive work environment
  • Modern IT structures and tools
  • Summer party and Christmas party

  • Fitness and wellness program
  • Fitness room
  • Health courses
  • Corporate health and rehabilitation management

  • Zuschuss zum Jobticket
  • E-Bike Leasing
  • 50 Ladeplätze für E-Autos
  • Kostenlose Mitarbeiter Parkplätze
  • Überdachte Fahrradständer
  • Öffentliche Fahrradverleihstation auf dem SMA Gelände
  • ÖPNV Haltestelle vor dem SMA Gebäude

  • Transparent compensation system
  • Christmas bonus
  • Financial participation in the success of the company
  • Vacation pay
  • Daily cash subsidy for sick days
  • Company contributes to pension plan regardless of work schedule model
  • Anniversary payments
  • Discounted group insurance offerings
  • Discount schemes
  • Laundry service
  • RestCentSpende donation / initiative

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