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System Engineer (all genders welcome) Optical Sensors 1


Dorsten, NW, DE

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear Ventech GmbH develops and manufactures innovative measurement systems for tire pressure, tread depth, and other quality parameters in the vehicle sector. We offer international industrial customers forward-looking product systems based on state-of-the-art measuring technology and image processing. As technology and market leader, Goodyear Ventech has reached an attractive size and continues to expand.

The opportunity - System Engineer (all genders welcome) Optical Sensors

Be part of a global technology development team. Understand business requirements and deliver technology that meets performance, cost, and quality standards. Support development of Goodyear’s strategy in commercial and consumer tire information systems. In addition to varied and exciting tasks, Goodyear Ventech offers performance-related remuneration, interesting opportunities for professional development and a wide range of career opportunities.


Your tasks & responsibilities:

  • Develop a new generation of automated tire inspection systems, focusing on the development of new optical sensors and on the constant improvement our current optical sensor technology, with the team
  • Analyze, review, maintain, and improve current algorithms and concepts
  • Develop and validate new powerful algorithms for tread depth measurement and for the automatic calibration of our optical sensors
  • Drive development based on data from real-world conditions, document the concepts and results and provide clear insights on next steps
  • Work closely with the hardware and manufacturing team


Your profile:  

  • Master, PhD or equivalent in Physics/ Computer Science/ Electronics Engineering or equivalent, with experience in image processing
  • Excellent skills in image processing and optical systems with deep knowledge in triangulation systems
  • Excellent coding skills in C/C++
  • Confident use of standard libraries like OpenCV, STL, boost, etc.
  • Experience with revision control systems such as GIT, SVN, etc.
  • Sound understanding of applied mathematics and statistics
  • Experience with camera/ lasers calibration is a plus
  • Self-motivated, independent, and dedicate 
  • Personality that thrives in a highly x-functional environment and has a strong willingness to learn
  • Good knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Strong communication and presentation skills in German and English #LI-SW2


Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its three Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio, Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg, and Hanau, Germany strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 

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