We are offering an exciting role (immediate start) in the Communications Systems and Positioning & Networks divisions at our Erlangen and Nuremburg locations to work as a
Development engineer SDR platforms for 5G mobile communications

Are you passionate about 5G mobile technologies and would you like to help design innovative applications?

Then we have the right job for you!
You will work on innovative approaches to Industrie 4.0, IoT, smart city and automotive solutions and translate 5G technology concepts into real-life applications. Tools you will use include current software-defined radio platforms such as OpenAirInterfaceTM for new radio and new developments for mmWave.

What we expect from you

  • Degree in engineering, preferably specializing in telecommunications or computer engineering
  • Good knowledge of VHDL/Verilog modeling and verification and of the design and implementation of FPGA-based signal processing
  • Embedded programming skills (C/C++, etc.)
  • Knowledge of advanced mobile communications technologies is desirable
  • Experience with FPGA SoCs and serial high-speed interfaces is a plus
  • Strong command of German and English for working in an international and interdisciplinary team
  • You enjoy creative and independent work and developing new ideas 

The position is also suitable for those just beginning their careers with appropriate knowledge and experience from internships, their studies or dissertations.

What you can expect from us

  • Diverse and challenging projects provide an opportunity for you to help design innovative technologies and applications based on the new 5G mobile communication standard
  • Creative freedom in the research environment and professional development through regular training and further education opportunities
  • Flexible and family-friendly work arrangements
  • Located in a modern, bright office, your workstation features the best technical equipment.

About us
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.

The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS is a world leader in applied research, developing and providing microelectronic and IT system solutions and services. It is currently the largest institute in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. In the Communications Systems and Positioning & Networks divisions at our Erlangen and Nuremburg locations we develop wireless communications, positioning and identification technologies for connected digital applications.

Employment, salary and social benefits are in line with the labor contract for the public sector (TVöD). The position is initially offered as a limited-term contract for four years. Preference is given to equally qualified applicants with severe disabilities. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft values the equality of men and women in the workplace.

Would you like to work for us? We look forward to receiving your application. Please apply using our online recruitment portal: IIS-2019-2 and please note that we will process only complete applications (cover letter, CV, references).

Job Reference: IIS-2019-2 Closing Date: