Leica AG


Leica Camera AG stands for the finest arts of German precision engineering – and a special culture of visual expression. For more than a century, we have been developing precision optical instruments that provide unique visual experiences and continue to set new standards of technology. We constantly search for highly motivated personnel for our innovative development projects and to assist us in the fulfilment of the ongoing strong demand for our latest products. We can offer you challenging and satisfying tasks and ideal opportunities for the advancement of your professional career.

For our headquarters in Wetzlar, we currently have an immediate opening for a:


Senior Specialist Image Processing (m/f) FOCUS JAPAN / ASIA PACIFIC


Your tasks:

  • Development of systems for image recognition and processing including camera specific hard- and software components
  • Creation of system specifications and -designs
  • Enhancement and support of our cooperation with development Partners, especially in Japan
  • Specification and selection of components
  • Strategic and technical selection, evaluation and support of development partners
  • Building up new relationships to development partners and suppliers in Asia Pacific
  • Knowledge Transfer into the team of Digital Imaging

Your profile:

  • Technical university degree (Master/Diploma/PhD)
  • Very good knowledge of the relevant hard- and software environment, in particular of camera sensors
  • More than 5 years of relevant experience in the development of digital cameras
  • Proven experience in industrial project management, potential for functional leadership
  • Intercultural working experience and strong ability to negotiate with business partners in Asia Pacific, primarily Japan
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Japanese language, basic German language skills
  • Analytic and target oriented working style
  • Willingness to travel internationally on a regular basis, especially to Japan


If we have awakened your interest, please send us your application via the link provided below. Please note, only online applications will be accepted.