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 Architect (f/m/d)

Job ID:  2288

Hildesheim, Lower Saxony, DE Camberley, ENG, GB Monheim, North Rhine-Westphalia, DE

Date:  Oct 1, 2023

Your tasks:


  • Creation of an architecture target image as well as a technical roadmap in coordination with the team
  • Effort estimates for projects and further developments in consultation with the team
  • Prioritization of the backlog in consultation with the stakeholders
  • Assigning and accepting external development services in the team
  • Ensure seamless collaboration between internal and external team members
  • Evaluate new technologies and processes
  • Monitoring product performance and usage

Your profile:


  • Degree in computer science, mathematics, natural sciences or engineering combined with relevant professional experience in software design/development or as a product owner
  • Experience in the technical leadership of teams
  • Knowledge of Distributed Software Architecture, Agile Software Development, Requirement Management, 
  • Knowledge and experience with C++ & Python, preferably in an embedded system.
  • Knowledge and experience with Linux and Windows (MS Office)
  • Structured, goal-oriented and careful way of working as well as willingness to learn
  • Experience with modern development tools like GIT, CMake, and Jenkins.
  • Good written and spoken German and English skills
  • Knowledge of Atlassian Jira & Confluence is desirable
  • Enjoy working in a team and interface-intensive collaboration



Name: Lisa Habedank 



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 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.