Your career in our Software Developement

zeb is a strategy and management consultancy with a clear industry focus and a broad range of services. This also includes the development of our own IT solutions. We develop customized software solutions for our clients’ financial core processes and ensure effective operations through professional integration into existing IT systems.

If you are fascinated by software development and want to contribute your curiosity and innovative ideas, zeb is the right place for you. Learn more about your entry and career opportunities in our career model.

Career model

The names for our career levels are harmonized within the zeb group. So in software development, you are not a consultant in the conventional sense, rather you work as a developer.


As a Fellow, you will already gain experience in software development during your studies. You can complete an internship with us, support us as a student assistant or write your thesis with us. These three options provide you with good insights and a sound basis for future cooperation with us.

  • Internship

zeb offers Master and Bachelor students a varied internship. You will become part of an agile project team, learn from experts and work as a team member in software development projects. This allows you to gain deep insights into working in software development at zeb.
You can find more information about your internship in software developement here.

  • Student assistant  

Combine theory and real-world experience by working as a student assistant in software development. You will support our development teams and IT consultants in the various project stages, using the knowledge gained during your studies and applying it in the real world. You will gain relevant knowledge about business processes, data analysis and methods of application development and at the same time build up a valuable network in our company. 
You can find more information here.

  • Thesis  

With a current software development topic, you can back up your theoretical knowledge with practical experience in your thesis. You will have direct access to IT experts who are well versed in your field. In addition, you can use our research services and access the latest specialist articles, studies, standard works and an extensive database. Due to our practical approach and high academic standards we can offer you the perfect sparring to help you successfully complete your studies. 
You can find more information about your thesis in software development here.


After completing your Master’s degree, PhD or a Bachelor’s degree if combined with relevant work experience, you can start your career as a developer at zeb on the Consultant career level. You will be part of a development team, develop state-of-the-art IT solutions, accompany the implementation of the software at the client’s site if desired and support the project work. Over time you will take on more and more responsibility.
You can find more information about starting at zeb in software development here.

Senior Consultant

If you have gained initial work experience in software development for a consultancy or a financial services institution after completing your academic education, you can join zeb as a senior developer on the Senior Consultant career level. With your previous knowledge you will quickly take over responsibility in business-related or technical areas and be able to apply your existing knowledge. You will constantly expand your methodical, technical and specialist knowledge. This way you will support the development of innovative software products and solutions for our clients. 


If, after completing your academic education, you have gained several years of experience in developing complex and demanding software in a management consultancy or financial institution, zeb offers you the opportunity to join at Manager level. As an expert or software architect you develop innovative software products and solutions for our software portfolio and our clients. In addition, you will be a mentor (Career Development Counselor) for some colleagues, provide feedback and support their career development.

Senior Manager

IT experts with deep roots in the financial industry and an excellent network, outstanding specialist expertise and experience in managing complex IT development projects can join zeb as Senior Managers. In this role you are responsible for projects and products. Client interaction, project acquisition and the development of new services and products are as much a part of your duties as the role of Career Development Counselor. 


All Partners at zeb are shareholders of zeb.rolfes.schierenbeck.associates GmbH.
If you would like to get to know our Partners better, please click here.

Further information

Do you want to know more? Take a look at the following pages and get to know us even better.


Jobs in software development / zeb career
Your career as a professional

Here you can find out what you can expect as a professional in our software development.

 Jobs in software development / zeb career
Your career as a student/graduate

You can learn about the opportunities we offer you during or after your studies here.

Business Informatics student / integrated degree program
Integrated degree program

You can find more information about our integrated degree program in business informatics here.

Event at zeb

You are also welcome to come to one of our events before you apply. Take the opportunity to exchange ideas, network and learn. Follow this link to the events.

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Female Excellence

Our FemaleExcellence@zeb campaign promotes diversity at zeb. Here you can find out what the campaign still stands for and what our consultants are organizing in this context.

Campus Scout

If you would like to get an even more detailed impression of our company, get insights from our Campus Scouts. Our former analysts will answer your questions in a relaxed manner.

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