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Sony DADC in Austria

Get to know Sony DADC in Austria

When innovation meets know-how, your success is guaranteed!

Sony DADC is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of optical storage media with its corporate headquarters and around 500 employees in Thalgau near Salzburg. Beyond our existing business, we are continuously developing new fields of technology.

A team and an environment that fuel your creativity and own initiative form the basis of our success. Our diversified company requires employees with a wide range of professional backgrounds and qualifications. Are you a team player, do you enjoy working in dynamic, international environments, using foreign languages and technology? We look forward to receiving your application letter!


We are looking for technologically or business-oriented employees with a personal interest in our products and services. You should enjoy working on your own initiative as well as communicating and working in a team and should have a solution-oriented mode of operation.

Our values


We promote open communication. Everyone should be able to express their opinion and receive an honest answer to their question.


We stand for excellent services for our customers.


We take responsibility for the tasks entrusted to us and do not hesitate to take on challenges independently.


We treat each other with respect and appreciation.


We achieve our goals together as a team. The strength of our team lies in each individual member.

Trainings and talent management at Sony DADC

The continuous training of all team members is key to us. Our dedicated talent management team is poised to develop the best possible training for you! We want to provide you with the chance to develop on both a professional and personal level, preparing you for future tasks and focus!

We rely on internal and external trainings, enabling us to cover a full range of courses, workshops and seminars. Costs for agreed and business-related trainings are covered and other trainings can be subsidized.

Apprenticeships at Sony DADC

During your apprenticeship, you will become a strong, working on your own part of our team and get to know our daily business! Our well-trained teams form a massive competitive advantage and we grant highest priority for our apprenticeships! Additional seminars and trainings will further enhance your apprenticeship and get you ready for the professional life.

Duration: 3 years

Industrial Clerk (f/m)

As an industrial clerks you will get in touch with a wide variance of tasks.

Duration: 3 years

Industrial Clerk (f/m)

As an industrial clerks you will get in touch with a wide variance of tasks. You will be working in our different commercial units and departments (e.g. administration, production and distribution or customer relations).


As a part of your job, you will be handling the daily correspondence via phone, e-mail or mail as well as the office organisation. Depending on the commercial unit and department you are working in, you will be purchasing raw and auxiliary material, work in our distribution or get in touch with marketing & communications. The direct contact with customers and suppliers as well as team work are important for your daily work.

Duration: 4 years

Information Technologist (f/m)

Key area: System technology

Duration: 4 years

Information Technologist (f/m)

As an Information Technologist, you are in charge of the installation, configuration and maintenance of IT equipment. You will mostly be in touch with computer hardware and peripherals (e.g. printers and scanners), operating systems, networks and connections. You will be repairing and updating systems, swapping hard drives or upgrading systems.


Another important part of your daily work is the close and well-coordinated cooperation with colleagues from our other departments.

Duration 3 ½ years

Mechatronics Technician (f/m)

Key area: Automation

Duration 3 ½ years

Mechatronics Technician (f/m)

The apprenticeship mechatronics technician comes up with three key areas:

mechanics, electronics and control engineering.


Your daily business will be the maintenance, optimization, service and development of existing, fully automated production facilities. Also checking, measuring and programming of SPS systems as well as warehouses are part of your three and a half years of apprenticeship.


You will be closely working together with our engineering and production teams.

Duration 4 years

Application Developer (f/m)

Key area: Coding

Duration 4 years

Application Developer (f/m)

As an Application Developer, you will learn about all aspects of software engineering. This means analyzing, technic design, implementation, testing, going live and documentation.


You will make first experiences with different coding-languages like Java, Angular, PL/SQL, C, Web-services, powershell, XML, Pearl and more. You are also going to learn about various system software and (web) application servers.


Your goal is to support all areas of Sony DADC’s software engineering departments  (manufacturing, sales & marketing, distribution and finance) with your service.

Working at Sony DADC

Internships & holiday jobs

You’re interestered in our company, our products, services and solutions?


Internships & holiday jobs

Have our company, products, services and solutions raised your interest? To provide pupils and students with an insight into the different areas of our innovative and international company, we offer internships in different business areas and departments.


Would you like to gain your first practical experience in a professional environment? Apply for one of our holiday jobs and we guarantee varying and interesting tasks!

Bachelor & master theses

Are you a student looking for a practice-related bachelor’s or master’s thesis?


Bachelor & master theses

Are you a student looking for a practice-related bachelor’s or master’s thesis? As an international company we generate a wide repertoire of interesting and relevant topics!


During the enquiry about your thesis, you will be granted interesting insights into our processes and business.


Do we have your attention? Just reach out to our contact person!

Work & Study

You already have a bachelor degree, would like to earn your own money and at the same time complete your master programme?


Work & Study

You already have a bachelor degree, would like to earn your own money and at the same time complete your master programme?


Then this is the right place for you! Together with the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, we created the part-time master programme Robotic Systems Engineering. You work part-time at Sony DADC and accomplish the master programme at the same time.


You would like to combine your work and study? Apply now for our vacancy as Robotic Systems Engineer!
We are looking forward to having you in our team!

Tips & tricks for your application

Would you like to join the team?


Tips & tricks for your application

Apart from your professional background, we focus on a certain level of commitment to work and the willingness to take responsibility. Your application letters will be reviewed intensively and it is important for us to understand why you are applying to this vacancy and whether you completely meet our requirements.


Starting with a short telephone interview, we will discuss a number of topics and, if we think you could be a match with our team, we will invite you to a personal interview. As a final step, we will introduce you to the department.


The application process usually takes 6 to 8 weeks from the receipt of your application letter.


Some additional tips & tricks for your application:


Take the chance of your individual cover letter to raise our attention. Address the domain and position you are applying for and convince us of your person and motivation. Your cover letter should not exceed one page and show a clear structure.


Another good tool to provide us with a overview on your skills is your Curriculum Vitae. Make sure that your CV is complete (incl. internships and overseas stays), in coherent order and shows brief descriptions of your respective tasks per position. The CV should also contain all your personal information (including contact data).


Feel free to provide us with the most important training and employment certificates.


Would you like to join our team? Click here to see our current vacancies.

Your start at Sony DADC

You attach value to a good training and exchange with your colleagues?


Your start at Sony DADC

We attach high value to the proper training of our new colleagues. To assure that you are feeling well cared right from the start, we implemented the following steps into our induction process:


  • On the first day, a member of our Human Resources department will welcome you and provide you with the most important information concerning your start in the company as well as with a welcome package.
  • At a factory tour, you will get to know the different areas and departments of the company.
  • During the first period, we will put emphasis on regular feedback conversations with your superior.
  • In addition to that, we are offering a wide range of trainings as well as various initiatives within our One Fit Sony DADC programme, to get to know your colleagues better.


To make sure that you always find a person to address to in addition to your colleagues in the early days, we have put a team of specially trained mentors in place.

Our Mentoring programme is not restricted to new colleagues. All colleagues may reach out and benefit from our Mentoring programme e.g. in case of a promotion or if support is needed for a special project or challenge.

With these measures, we are trying our best to make your start at Sony DADC structured, transparent and as pleasant as possible for you.

Our benefits
  • Nutrition

  • Health and Fitness

  • Workspace and Infrastructure

  • Work-Life-Balance

  • Concessions and Contributions

Your health is important to us.

Taking care of and promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, we offer varying and extensive fitness programmes during and outside working hours to our employees.


Health and fitness are not the only areas, we offer benefits for.

We additionally provide benefits for the four further major segments: nutrition, workspace and infrastructure, work-life-balance as well as concessions and contributions.


Our canteens offer a daily varying selection of freshly prepared food. The hot meals for lunch are replenished with a wide and changing variance of breakfast and snacks. The lunch menu can be offered at a special price to our employees.


Throughout the year, we offer freshly brewed coffee and tea to all employees for free.

Health and Fitness

In addition to ergonomic workspaces, we support our employees with a varying and extensive health and fitness programme.

Workspace and Infrastructure

Complementing to ergonomic workspaces, we offer company mobile phones and notebooks in dependence on the employee’s position and function, which may also be used for private purposes.


To guarantee the best training of new colleagues, new employees will be accompanied by a mentor during their first months in the company. Targets and trainings will be discussed and agreed during the annual staff appraisals. The offerings vary from internal and external trainings to coachings, workshops and seminars.


Depending on the position and function, flexible working time models are offered. If suitable for the position and function, we also support working from home. In addition to this flexibility, we offer a childcare for our employees’ children during holiday seasons.


Based on a contractual agreement, our employees may do an education subsidy of two to twelve months to pursue external trainings and education.


To jointly celebrate jubilees and successes, we arrange summer parties for our employees and their families, christmas parties and additional festive events on a regular basis.

Concessions and Contributions

We take responsibility for our employees beyond their active affiliation to the company.


We have a company retirement scheme which is supported by additional payments.


A large variance of cooperations enables our employees to benefit from special conditions for services and products (construction markets, gas stations, furniture stores, jewellery, sports equipment, spas and many more). In addition, our employees can purchase seasonally varying Sony products at a special price.


In case of special reasons such as jubilees, marriages or birthdays, we offer additional bonuses.

Want to know more? Do not hesitate to get in touch with us!

Sophie Mayer
Ansprechpartnerin Recruiting



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