Software developer (m/f) Production software: film production / television production

Do you want to contribute to shaping the cinema of the future?

In that case we have the right job for you!
Working for us, you will have the chance to develop the production software for the next generation of multimedia formats. You will plan and design software architectures and create, implement, and test graphic user interfaces. In addition, you will implement software modules across platforms together with an international team. We use our own solutions and thus also your solutions worldwide in the field of professional film production and film postproduction.

About us
The Moving Picture Technologies department develops new technologies for film and television production to provide film producers and artists with new options for multimedia design and narrative style. The »Digital Cinema« group conducts research into new multimedia formats for use in professional film postproduction right up to the playout in the cinema.

What we expect from you

  •  A degree in computer sciences, media technology, electrical engineering, or a comparable engineering or natural science subject
  •  Well-versed in C/C++ programming
  •  Sound knowledge of Visual Studio/Xcode
  •  Familiarity with common multimedia formats
  •  Knowledge in Qt would be an advantage
  •  Good command of spoken and written English

What you can expect from us

The Fraunhofer IIS offers an extremely attractive working environment in a highly innovative key industry. You can expect a varied and challenging position orientated on the state of the art of science and technology. You will work in a dedicated, international team in which you will be able to contribute your own ideas and enjoy substantial creative leeway. Regular further training, top equipment, and a perfectwork-life balance through flexible work arrangements and support measures are a matter of course for us.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.

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.

Would you like to work with us?
In that case, we are looking forward to receiving your complete, written application (PDF format: cover letter, curriculum vitae, references) quoting the reference number IIS-2018-AME41.
Please send your application to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm

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Job Reference: IIS-2018-AME41 Closing Date: