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.

System Developer (f/m/d) optical Systems

Job ID:  3399

Jena, Thuringia, DE

Date:  Jun 19, 2024

Your Role:

  • Systems Engineer in frame of projects for advanced optical systems, collaborating closely with top-tier clients from the optical sector, demonstrating autonomy and initiative.
  • Take ownership of optical system design and generate, review and improve comprehensive specifications.
  • Guide the transition of developed optical products from prototype to mass production.
  • Engage in detailed technical discussions with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Serve as the technical cross-functional point-of-contact for development, manufacturing, sales, and product management teams.
  • Coordinate with external development partners and component suppliers.

Your Qualifications:

  • A degree in Physics or Engineering (Diploma, Master's, or Doctorate).
  • Exceptional analytical abilities paired with a self-driven, conceptual, and creative approach to problem-solving.
  • Global perspective and enthusiasm for collaborative, interdepartmental work.
  • Methodical and organized work ethic, with strong communication skills, conflict resolution abilities, a sense of responsibility, and a focus on service and customer satisfaction.
  • Proven track record in the development of complex products incorporating optical, optoelectronic, or microtechnical elements, ideally within an industrial setting.
  • Expertise in manufacturing technologies specific to optics and precision engineering, with experience in international client, partner, and supplier engagement highly valued.
  • Proficient in project management with a solid understanding of intellectual property (IP) rights and confidentiality protocols.
  • Fluent in German and business-level proficiency in English.



Name: Romy Beer 



What we offer:



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 Advanced Photonic Solutions division of Jenoptik is a global OEM and machine supplier of solutions powered by photonics. Our engineering expertise excels across a broad portfolio of technologies in the fields of optics, laser technology, digital imaging, optoelectronics, sensors, as-well-as optical test and measurement equipment

In the Semi & Advanced Manufacturing strategic business unit, we serve our customers with high-performance optical systems differentiated by uncompromising precision. In close collaboration with our customers we develop application tailored beam-shaping optics, outstanding microoptics and opto-mechanical assemblies. Off-the-shelf F-theta lenses complement our offering.

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

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