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RESEARCH ASSOCIATE / COMPUTER SCIENTIST at Fraunhofer-Institut für Kommunikation, Informationsverarbeitung und Ergonomie FKIE (Wachtberg, Germany)

FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICATION, INFORMATION PROCESSING AND ERGONOMICS FKIE

ARE DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS, SMART CITIES AND INTERNET OF THINGS YOUR SPECIALIST SUBJECTS? IF SO, THE FRAUNHOFER-INSTITUTE FKIE IS OFFERING YOU AN EXCITING POSITION AS

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE / COMPUTER SCIENTIST

Fraunhofer is the biggest organization for applied science in Europe. In 2018, in the research category of the Trendence Graduate Barometer, we were named »TOP 1 Employer Germany«.

In Fraunhofer FKIE, more than 430 employees in Bonn and Wachtberg develop technologies and processes with the aim of early detection, mitigation and management of existential risks. In close cooperation with strategic partners, the institute is dedicated to the entire processing chain of data and information: from acquisition, transmission and processing to reliable dissemination. The Fraunhofer FKIE offers enthusiastic developers challenging and varied tasks in a creative environment.

The department »Information Technology for Command & Control« (ITF) develops and tests architectures and interoperability solutions for complex information systems. In order to do so, we cooperate closely with the users. Our research topics include Vehicle Networking, Smart City architectures, Edge Computing, and Internet-of-Things.

Help us shape the future!

What you will be responsible for:

  • Development of interoperability concepts in IoT and Smart City environments
  • Specification of semantic interoperability solutions for sensor integration
  • Design and implementation of demonstrators and reference implementations
  • Testing and verification of complex system-of-systems
  • Scientific contributions to international communities

What we expect from you

We are looking for research associates who

  • Want to familiarize themselves with pioneering techniques and solutions and can think both inside and outside of the box
  • Have completed higher academic studies in Mathematics, Computer Science, or other studies with an emphasis on technical skills
  • Have programming knowledge, preferably in Java or C++
  • Are interested in hardware-related proof-of-concept development

Ideally, you have experience in data modelling and the Unified Modelling Language and you are familiar with IoT and Smart City concepts.

What you can expect from us

  • A pleasant and exciting work environment
  • The possibility to develop concrete solutions with a practical application
  • The opportunity for personal development
  • Work experience in an international environment
  • An open, result-oriented, and cooperative working atmosphere
  • Flexible working hours, allowing you to balance work and private life

Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits are based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally, Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.
The working time consists of 39 hours per week.
The position is initially limited to 2 years.
This vacancy is also available on a part-time basis.

In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates. We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes the third gender. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft emphasises gender-independent professional equality.

Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

For us at Fraunhofer, it is important to promote equal opportunities for women and men. The career program "Fraunhofer TALENTA" offers junior researchers opportunities for qualification and an environment that supports professional development.

Please submit your online application right here:
https://recruiting.fraunhofer.de/Vacancies/48893/Description/2

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Daniel Ota
Phone: +49 228 9435-732

Dr. Michael Gerz
Phone: +49 228 9435-414

Further information regarding the institute can be found here:
www.fkie.fraunhofer.de