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We are the ZKW Group - the specialist for innovative, high-quality lighting systems and electronics.

As a system supplier, we are one of the world's leading strategic partners in the automotive industry.

We light the way to the future.

ZKW Lichtsysteme is the specialist for innovative premium lighting systems for the automotive industry. Top products include powerful and cost-efficient complete LED systems. Our primary goal is to manufacture high-tech products with the highest quality and to jointly drive the development of innovative complete lighting systems.

Diploma Thesis in Optics Development/Simulation - part-time (30h) - topic 3
Topic: Implementation of optic diagnostic and correction methods in automotive lighting systems


  • Extending the in Python written codes and programs by adding new features to them
  • Development of new methods to correct various optical aberration in lighting modules
  • Creating new algorithms to generate beam patterns for high-definition automotive headlights
  • Measuring the generated output in the light lab and analysis of written codes correspondingly 


  • Ongoing studies in IT, Optics, Electrical Engineering, Physics or Mathematics
  • Good command of English
  • Knowledge and working experience in various programming environments (Python)
  • Deep understanding of the optical engineering process
  • Hands on measurement and experiencing the environment of industrial labs


  • While working on the topic of your Bachelor's, Diploma or Master's Thesis, you will be supervised by a member of the department and will be integrated into the company during your internship
  • Various social benefits (including health program, development and training opportunities, canteen, etc.).
  • For this position we offer a minimum salary of € 2.236,16 gross/month on 38,5h/week (according to collevtive agreement). The actual salary depends of course on professional experience and qualifications


Benefits: Accessibility; Buddy System; Childcare; Christmas Bonus; Company Doctor; Company Events; Company Restaurant; Continued Education Programs; Employee Discounts; Fitness Programs; Food Stamps; Free Assurance; Fruit Basket; Holiday Pay; Loyalty Bonus; Parking; Pension Savings; Preventive Check-ups; Sports Events; Travel Surcharge

This is your contact

In case of any questions please feel free to contact me:

Andrea Göttlinger
Tel:  +43 7416 505 0

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