ZEISS Entry Options for Experienced Professionals

From natural scientists to economists

Do you like the idea of working on groundbreaking technologies with the best minds in your field in a friendly and supportive atmosphere? Both the Expert Ladder in Research and Development and the development options for employees from all specialist areas offer you excellent future prospects at ZEISS.  


In the business groups and the central research department at ZEISS, many physicists work on ground-breaking developments, challenging the limits of physics on a daily basis.

Natural Scientists

Whether you work as a biologist in the field of microscopy or as a researcher or developer at Corporate Research, as a natural scientist at Carl Zeiss you’ll discover hitherto undreamed-of opportunities.


Over 300 ZEISS patents a year: the extensive development and broad portfolio of high-tech products ensure that engineers are constantly faced with exciting new challenges in their work.

Industrial Engineers

If you are fluent in both the languages of business and technology, you’ll find exciting prospects at ZEISS in the Marketing and Sales and Service departments, to name only a few.


As an economist at ZEISS, you will work for a successful global player and experience a degree of respect and appreciation that say much more about the company than any figures can.

IT Specialists

ZEISS offers exciting challenges for IT experts in the field of software development. IT is one of the strategic foundations of the global success of all other ZEISS divisions as well.

Senior Professionals

As a senior professional, combine your experience with that of ZEISS, a globally successful company — you can be sure that this will be a mutually beneficial relationship.

Specialization: Optics/Optoelectronics

Ernst Abbe is part of the history of ZEISS – and you are the future. If you are at home in the fields of optics or optoelectronics, rest assured that exciting tasks and excellent prospects await you at ZEISS.