We have a clear goal: Enabling and accelerating the digital transformation of ZEISS @speed and @scale.
We are developing digital solutions jointly with the ZEISS business units and we are accelerating innovation that delivers a future value for our customers and our company. We do this by building on our incredible 170 year heritage of successful innovations.
We have a clear goal: Enabling and accelerating the digital transformation of ZEISS @speed and @scale.
The Digital Customer Interaction team builds and designs solutions with our business colleagues, that provide a seamless digital experience to our customers across ZEISS.
Working in close collaboration with our colleagues in the business units – we explore, design, build and launch, new and innovative cloud-first solutions.
We work in swarm teams made up of business, technical and customer experts to identify latent customer needs and translate them into value propositions and opportunities for new digital solutions.
Recently named one of the most admired companies in Germany (Game Changer Award) ZEISS has a fascinating array of products and offerings delivered through our distinct business units. Every day at the Digital Innovation Partners we work jointly with these business units to realize cutting edge, customer centric digital solutions. We work collaboratively across a broad range of topics and applications, to turn customer challenges into new opportunities for ZEISS. For team members at the Digital Innovation Partners this offers the possibility to work on a diverse set of topics, or even take a job rotation in a business unit. There are opportunities across Germany and at our international locations including; California, Bangalore, and Shanghai to name just a few.
We have been driving the digital transformation for 3 years already.
We currently employ over 75 people across three offices, and we continue to grow.
Users on our newly created platforms
We create value for customers by creating new products and services in collaboration with ZEISS business groups.
Digital Business & EcosystemsDriving value creation through digital transformation
Through our Digital Business & Ecosystems team, we offer the necessary expertise for positioning new products in digital markets. We have a thorough understanding of business models in the digital world, particularly as concerns monetizing services and data. This includes platform-based business models with their underlying network effects. Our digital ecosystem comprising established players and start-ups helps us position new digital products and services effectively.
We transfer and adapt successful approaches from the digital world to the ZEISS-specific context, e.g. lean start-up methodologies. With these methods and our broad understanding of how to transform a high-tech company's existing structures and processes into new forms of value creation, we drive the digital transformation at ZEISS.
Design & InsightsTranslating customer needs into delightful user experiences
As the Design & Insights team we bring user research, design thinking, design strategy and detailed UX/UI skills to the Digital Innovation Partners projects. Our team consists of international experts from a broad range of backgrounds ranging from experience mapping and concept development through to brand focused web design, and mobile and desktop applications.
Architecture & EngineeringDelivering cutting edge digital solutions across ZEISS
As the Architecture and Engineering (AE) team, we are the technology-core of the Digital Innovation Partners. Everyone on the AE team from software architects, software developers to agile coaches are highly experienced in innovative technologies across Web, App, Application and IoT. We work closely with our business segment colleagues to build leading digital solutions for ZEISS.
Data ScienceCreating actionable Insights from Data
Jointly with our R&D and IT department we build the competencies to enhance our products and enable new value propositions by extracting actionable information from data.
We aim to establish and maintain a data-driven positive feedback loop to continuously get better as an organization while improving the experience of our customers.
Our multi-disciplinary team combines passion and expertise to create impact through digital experiences. With over 13 different nationalities (and still counting), we have a vibrant and inspiring community of practitioners. With backgrounds including: Design Thinking, Software Engineering, Data Science, Management Consultancy, User Experience and Cloud Natives – we have the diverse skillset needed to drive digital transformation at ZEISS.
At the Digital Innovation Partners we have created an open and collaborative environment which fosters creativity and delivers impact. We actively nurture our team culture by minimizing hierarchy and empowering individuals. We foster cross functional relationships and leverage the diversity of our people. We combine Agile, Design Thinking and Voice of the Customer methods – not because they are the latest buzzwords, but because we believe they are crucial for digital business success.
We host a range of events throughout the year from informal hangouts to hackathons.
Come and meet us to share knowledge, inspire ideas and have fun!
Unsolicited application (m/f/x) Munich | Oberkochen
Backend Developer - Digital Products (f/m/x) Munich | Oberkochen
You will play a crucial role in expanding our new Digital Innovation Partners unit and actively contribute to the success of the digital transformation at ZEISS. In this challenging function you will be part of an agile, interdisciplinary team of frontend and backend developers, UX designers and product owners that ensures the creation and improvement of our customer-facing digital services.
You will take ownership in developing new services and features based on customer feedback in an ongoing manner while also shaping and advancing our development methods and establishing best practices. You will be working closely with your colleagues as an integrated member of a high-performing team with a DevOps – mindset, not only developing, but also testing and documenting your solutions.
Frontend Developer - Digital Products (f/m/x) Munich | Oberkochen
You will play a crucial role in expanding our new Digital Innovation Partners unit and actively contribute to the success of the digital transformation at ZEISS. In this challenging function you will be part of an agile, interdisciplinary team of frontend and backend software developers, UX designers and product owners that ensures the further development of our customer-facing solutions.
You will be working with a state-of-the-art stack based on React and a GraphQL API, developing completely new services with high-quality UI components based on customer feedback as well as improving existing features together with your colleagues. With your extensive knowledge, you will also be contributing to further improvements in our development processes and shaping best practices within the team.
Creative Director Online User Experience (m/f/x) Munich
You will play a crucial role in growing our new Digital Innovation Partners unit and actively contribute to the success of the digital transformation at ZEISS. In this challenging function, you will be responsible to drive the conceptual and visual UI/UX design development of our online touchpoints. You will be responsible to lead UI and UX development within an agile (or project) set-up to create world class user experiences, covering day-to-day UI/UX design development, as well as strategic visions to inform the future of the ZEISS online touchpoints – and their increasing integration into ZEISS’ and customers’ digital workflows. As a Creative Director Online User Experience, you will be responsible for ensuring best possible outcomes for our users and customers, within the constraints of the business, continuously helping to grow a constructive and collaborative culture. You enable and guide teams to translate business requirements, user needs, and technical capabilities into designs and interface behaviors that are brand fitting, visually exciting, easy to use, and emotionally engaging.
Design Thinking Internship (3-6 months) (m/f/x) Munich
As a Design Thinking Intern, you will play a crucial role in supporting our ongoing innovation cycles and trainings at Digital Innovation Partners – and actively contribute to the digital transformation at ZEISS. You will help to plan, conduct and synthesize research activities in order to gain an empathic understanding of the problem we are trying to solve. Your work will enable the team to filter out faster actionable insights and opportunities – and build on these in the ideation and prototyping phase.
Contribute your piece of passion to shape the future of ZEISS!
Digital Business & Ecosystems Developer (m/f/x) Munich | Oberkochen
You will play a crucial role in growing the Digital Innovation Partners unit and actively contribute to the success of the digital transformation at ZEISS. In this challenging function, you will help our business units to quickly assess opportunities to focus their efforts on the most promising big ideas. You will shape these ideas from inception to launch working closely together in joint, co-located projects with the ZEISS business units and our Design & Insights as well as Architecture & Engineering functions at the Digital Innovation Partners. You will lead large transformative projects, define the cornerstones of scalable digital solutions to provide a better customer experience, and ensure their organizational implementation together with our business units. With your fellow colleagues, you will build our capability to stay on top of digital innovation and make sure that portfolio decisions are made in the interest of ZEISS.
Data Analyst (m/f/x)
You will play a crucial role in growing the Digital Innovation Partners unit and actively contribute to shape ZEISS towards winning with data-enabled business. In this challenging function, you will help our business units to identify and develop strategic data-driven customer-centered use case opportunities. As a data analyst at the ZEISS Digital Innovation Partners, you are part of our Data Science team and join the vibrant ZEISS data analytics and machine learning community. You work in joint, co-located project teams with the ZEISS business units at the Digital Innovation Partners. Together with your colleagues, you deliver value-adding insights and create a comprehensive data-enabled experience and data driven business for ZEISS customers through ingenious data transformations and solid analyses combined with vivid data visualizations.