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.

Software Engineer

Job ID:  1905

Jupiter, FL, US

Date:  Mar 24, 2023


Jenoptik Light & Safety is seeking a software engineer who will work in a globally distributed team tasked with integrating solutions for civil security and smart city applications. Work will include integrating customer features in our back office solution, test and integration of multiple technologies from camera, radar, video, still imagery, LPR, database management and AI/analytics to deliver a robust solution to the customer. The successful candidate must have experience working with customers to develop successful solutions that meet their needs.


  • Development of systems based on Angular, C++, C#, .NET, and Python
  • Preparation and maintenance of documentation
  • Design and develop products, web applications, and back office solutions for traffic enforcement and civil security
  • Undertake ancillary tasks associated with the development, deployment and marketing of products and systems. These tasks may include, but are not limited to:
  • Development and maintenance of internal business systems;
  • Demonstration, technical support and commissioning of programs and systems at client and business partner sites
  • Maintain rapport with customers by examining complaints and identifying solutions
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 4+ years of experience in software development with intermediate to advanced knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language, C++ or C# preferred
  • Working knowledge of industry technologies (e.g. WCF, WPF and GUI design , GStreamer, FFMPEG, AWS, AZURE)
  • Knowledge of .NET and SQL / SQL Server
  • Experience working within a collaborative, globally distributed engineering environment
  • Experience communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
  • Must have the ability to absorb extensive technical detail and logically formulate solutions for execution on an inflexible schedule, often requiring integration of conflicting and, at times, incomplete data
  • Must possess “soft skills”: personal effectiveness, creative problem solving, strategic thinking, and team building skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel between the locations in Jupiter, FL, Camberley, UK and Monheim am Rhein, Germany
  • Experience in fields relating to radar, photo enforcement and/or traffic systems is a plus
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure a plus
  • Knowledge of video analytics, machine learning, or computer vision is a plus
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls and keyboarding; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk and hear.

Comfortable working at heights and with ladders.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami