We have an immediate opening in our »Audio and Media Technologies« division of Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen, Germany, for a
Software developer (f/m) Production formats for immersive and interactive audio

Are you interested in multimedia formats for production and storage of immersive and interactive audio experiences? You love programming and want to help develop and standardize professional worldwide formats?

In that case, we have the right job for you!

In the Audio Department of the Audio and Media Technologies Division at Fraunhofer IIS, you will have the chance to develop the software for the next generation of worldwide audio production formats for live broadcast and post-production use cases. You will plan and design software architectures and create, implement, and test various audio and transport formats. In addition, you will implement software modules across platforms together with an international team in agile project workflows. The products of our work will be deployed worldwide in professional production and post-production tools.

What we expect from you

The following makes out the ideal candidate for the position
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Natural Sciences
  • Solid programming skills and knowledge in C/C++
  • Basic knowledge of digital signal processing, particularly related to audio signals
  • Knowledge in the field of common multimedia and audio coding formats
  • Experience with audio production tools and DAW software
  • Good oral and written communication skills in both German and English

What you can expect from us

The Fraunhofer IIS offers a diverse and challenging field of work in an international environment, oriented toward state-of-the-art research and technology, with the opportunity for personal and professional development.
Furthermore, we offer work-life balance through flexible work hours and various support programs.
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 application (PDF format, cover letter, CV, references) quoting the reference number IIS-2018-AME62 to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm

Information about the institute and further job offers are available on the Internet at: www.iis.fraunhofer.de

Job Reference: IIS-2018-AME62 Closing Date:
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