(Senior) Expert Optics (m/f/d) Product Development Displays and Controls

  • Ulm
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About us

For future mobility concepts and in-car user experience, software is set to play an even more decisive role. Elektrobit (EB) is a visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry with more than 3400 employees worldwide. For over 30 years now, we have been developing pioneering technologies for automated driving, new vehicle infrastructures, connected cars, and user experience. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental AG.

At EB we are working toward a world in which mobility causes zero fatalities, produces low emissions, and transforms your commute into quality time. In our collaboration with our customers, including Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, and many more, we live and breathe our passion for automotive software and for the mobility of tomorrow.

Join our hardware team in Ulm and help shape the future of the automobile.

Your responsibilities

  • Within product development you define, develop and integrate components for the human-machine interface in vehicles (displays and controls) for cockpit systems.
  • In close cooperation with the customer, you analyze and negotiate the requirements for optical systems.
  • As part of a cross-functional team you develop and present concepts and solutions which fulfill customer and automotive requirements.
  • You focus is the complete development chain from conception to mass production.
  • As part of a highly innovative team, you enable the latest technologies in the area of displays, optical systems and controls for automotive usage.
  • Within the development projects you are in close contact with other departments such as electronics, mechanics, software, validation, sourcing, industrialization, and quality.

Your profile

  • You hold a degree in optics / optoelectronics or similar and have several years of experience.
  • You have a strong understanding of optical display systems.
  • Ideally, you have a proven track record within the area of display, glass, and glass coating development.
  • You have a solid experience with customer interaction.
  • You are used to work in international cross functional project organizations.
  • You have strong communication and negotiation skills.
  • You are fluent in English (spoken & written). Ideally also in German.

What we offer

  • Working on exciting and future-oriented projects in international collaboration within a multicultural and diverse team.
  • A healthy work/life balance through access to mobile work and tailored work time models.
  • An informal working environment throughout the company with no dress code.
  • Location-specific benefits such as a canteen, discounts in restaurants, company sports, corporate events, e-bike leasing, preventive medical measures, vacation activities for children, and much more.
  • Company pension scheme, capital-forming benefits.
  • Opportunities for personal development through a range of training courses provided by our academy.

Contact us

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Any questions?
We will be happy to answer your questions; call us on +49 9131-7701-7060.
  • Ms. Corinna Tietz
  • Recruiting
  • +49 9131 7701 6475