Jenoptik is an international photonics group with representatives in over 80 countries. Optical technologies are the foundation of our business. We employ around 4,000 people worldwide.

Join our team and help to shape our future with lasting effect.

R&D Software Specialist

Job ID:  1302

Camberley, ENG, GB

Date:  Jan 22, 2023



A great opportunity has become available for a software developer to work as part of a driven team of professionals. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, be able to work as part of the team and have excellent communication skills, being able to communicate complex issues to both technical and non-technical audiences with strong knowledge of IT systems and software. The team is responsible for the VECTOR camera platform, which includes SPECS3 Average Speed Camera systems, and police ANPR, amongst other developments both in the UK and internationally.

Key Responsibilities:


  • The software developer will be responsible for developing, testing and maintaining software in order to meet client’s needs and new product development.
  • To write, test and maintain software and associated documentation to specifications agreed with the    stakeholders.
  • To undertake ancillary tasks associated with the development, deployment and marketing of products and systems. Demonstration, technical support and commissioning of programs and systems at client and business partner sites.
  • To work at all times in accordance with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and to follow all company procedures and guidelines which assist this.
  • To work at all times in accordance with the company’s policies.
  • To undertake such other duties as may be required within the general scope of the job.


The post holder may also be asked to support and undertake other related duties not listed in this job description from time to time according to the needs of the business.




  • Experience with C++ in an embedded environment.
  • Experience with Linux development, preferable on an embedded platform
  • Experience with Python application development
  • Some experience of OpenCV, STL, Boost.


  • Experience with Python Web frameworks or GraphQL
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment.
  • An interest in embedded systems, image processing & deep learning



Name: Tracy Wilson 


About Jenoptik

At Jenoptik, people with the specific JENIUS character are changing the world with the power of light. That demands a spirit of exploration and dedication. If you’re one of us, come meet the challenges facing the world. At Jenoptik, we’re creating a better future for all of us.

The Jenoptik Smart Mobility Solutions division offers photonics-based, innovative and sustainable solutions, including technologies and services for traffic safety, public safety and toll control.

For this purpose, Jenoptik develops, manufactures and distributes components, systems and services which contribute towards greater road traffic safety throughout the world. The product portfolio comprises comprehensive systems relating to all aspects of road traffic, such as speed measurement and red light monitoring systems, OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) products and systems for the detection of traffic violations.

Thanks to the digital combination of several sensor technologies with software and data management, Jenoptik is also a new systems supplier for truck toll monitoring on federal highways in Germany.

Work with us to ensure that our components, systems and services contribute to making roads and communities safer.

Have we made you interested in this position?

If so, we look forward to receiving your online application.

Should you need any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.