Our automotive team in Audio and Media Technologies in Erlangen, Germany is looking for a
Senior DSP software developer - Embedded automotive audio systems

We’re taking the concert hall on the road.    

Our goal is to create optimum sound quality in the car so that every passenger can enjoy music to the max. We tackle the specific auditory challenges that cars present and develop pioneering solutions for the automotive industry. Our algorithms have been integrated into production vehicles made by various premium manufacturers, where they open up new dimensions of sound and expanded convenience functions for first-class audio systems.  

Your responsibilities
Your job will focus on porting and optimizing algorithms on digital signal processing (DSP) platforms. Contribute your experience and your innovative ideas to the design of software architecture, integration concepts and quality guidelines. You will design and carry out unit tests, rigorously track down malfunctions and carefully resolve their causes. In addition, you will develop an in-depth understanding of our applied algorithms and drive forward their further development.

What we expect from you

  • Degree in engineering, preferably specializing in IT or electrical engineering
  • Multiple years of experience in developing embedded software for audio applications, preferably in the automotive industry
  • Outstanding knowledge of programming in C and MATLAB
  • Skills in handling DSP platforms (both floating- and fixed-point), including the use of intrinsics and assemblers
  • Extensive knowledge of digital audio signal processing
  • Strong written and spoken English  
You should also be a music lover and enjoy working as part of an interdisciplinary, international team.

What you can expect from us

We can offer you varied and challenging work with a dedicated, international team. You can contribute your own ideas and help design new concepts. Regular training courses are a given, as are flexible, family-friendly work arrangements. Located in a modern, bright 2- to 3-person office, your workstation features the best technical equipment. Our institute is easy to get to and offers a popular cafeteria.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
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.

We look forward to receiving your application! Please submit it (cover letter, CV, references) in PDF format with the reference number IIS-2018-47 to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm

Job Reference: IIS-2018-AME47 Closing Date:
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