Developing Digital Solutions Today that will Change the World Tomorrow.

Digital & IT at ZEISS

The peaceful revolutions of our time consist of bits and bytes: Industry 4.0, for example, or virtual worlds and semiconductor technology. Digital transformation is the spearhead of this progress. Anyone doing research or working in this field is not just at the heart of current innovations, but also those of tomorrow. ZEISS is the backbone of this development: you’ll find our technology in almost every computer chip. Along with the commitment and ideas of our global teams.

Software development

Finding solutions, shaping innovation: software development at ZEISS

At ZEISS, you will be part of dynamic teams that drive innovation – both using software and in the development of the software itself. A wide range of exciting tasks awaits: frontend and embedded systems, sophisticated architecture, modern infrastructure and AI, quality assurance in the software and all this in agile team setups – you can live out your passions here. Immerse yourself in the world of the digital solutions of tomorrow and be inspired by the enthusiasm of our colleagues and their software development stories.

Maria Petzold

Quality assurance is not dull!

Sven Bürger

Making a career change into DevOps

Hendrik Lösch

The architect for digital systems

Karolin Möhler

The career jump from ophthalmology to programming

Sabrina Schleicher

Helpful bytes in medical technology

Design at ZEISS

Creativity meets technology: careers in the UI/UX/UR design universe

Are you ready to turn your fascination for design and software development into a successful career? Our job openings offer you the perfect environment to create solid foundations for the virtual architectural masterpieces of tomorrow. Explore your options in the world of user-centered product development and UI/UX/UR design at ZEISS. This is also where you can find job opportunities and personal stories from our team members who share their experiences and successes with you.

Franziska Haas

UX Design Lead for the Customer Journey

Emanuel Haas

Touchscreens in operating rooms

Liesa Breitmoser

User-friendliness in medical technology

Information technology

Creating technology: career opportunities in information technology

Do you enjoy providing a secure IT system, finding clever ways to map processes in IT systems and thus contributing to the success of an international company? Our modern ERP systems ensure a robust IT infrastructure. Browse through our varied job openings in this department. Start your professional future at ZEISS today and be inspired by the stories of our employees, who tell us about the variety of their projects and innovative solutions for state-of-the-art IT solutions worldwide. Find your way to help shape the future of IT at ZEISS here!

Sebastian Hollmach

SAP: the interface between people and data

Christian at ZEISS

A Human Touch in the IT System

Romeo at ZEISS

Taking Cyber Security Seriously

Other areas

Seeing beyond the norm: fundamental research for a good cause

We offer so many different career opportunities in the digital sector. Away from the usual routes, there is a world full of opportunities at ZEISS for machine learning experts, computational imaging specialists, data analysts and many more. Our employees share their experiences of contributing to fundamental research and other areas and talk about how ZEISS gives them space to explore their own interests and specializations.

Kush at ZEISS

Grow Personally to Serve Others

BWCon Hightech Summit

ZEISS Women Award

The ZEISS Women Award honors successful young women in IT and serves as a platform to encourage more women to consider a career in the field. If you're a woman currently working on her bachelor's, master's or PhD thesis, then you're eligible to apply. The top three winners will receive staggered cash prizes. The award is sponsored by Mrs. Elke Büdenbender, wife of German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Virtual Open House @ ZEISS

From corporate research and software development to production: at the Virtual Open House @ ZEISS, different departments will introduce themselves in various sessions – and show you what your future at ZEISS could look like! The sessions give you the option to become familiar with the teams' projects and of course, the people behind them.

BWCon Hightech Summit

ZEISS is technology. ZEISS is optics and innovation. We develop, manufacture and sell highly innovative products and solutions for our customers in a variety of business fields.

  • Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
  • Industrial Quality & Research
  • Medical Technology
  • Consumer Markets

Job Offers

Digital & IT

Application process

Job advertisment

Find the job you want to work at.

Application documents

Send your application which includes your application letter, your CV and your certifications.

Application screening

Application screening by our recruiting ream - if we think you are the perfect match we contact you for an interview.


We are going to discuss your CV, talk about your work experiences and get to know each other. Furthermore, you will get to know the hiring managers during another personal interview.

Offer letter

After passing all interviews successfully, we will send you an offer letter.

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