Software Developer – Audio Encoder / Decoder Software, Multimedia Applications and Production Tools

Are you interested in immersive audio coding, 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 & Media Technologies Division at Fraunhofer IIS, you will have the chance to develop the software for the next generation of worldwide audio 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 methods and techniques. The products of our work will be deployed worldwide in professional audio encoders and decoders, production and post-production tools.

What we expect from you

The following describes the ideal candidate for the position
  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Natural Sciences
  • Excellent analytic skills
  • High to expert programming skills and knowledge in C/C++
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English, a good level in German would be helpful
  • Basic knowledge of digital signal processing would be helpful
  • Basic knowledge in the field of audio coding and or common multimedia software would be helpful

We are also happy to welcome applications of committed junior professionals with prior knowledge and first practical experience from internships, student research projects or final theses.

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).
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.

Have we piqued your interest?
Then please apply online – quoting the reference number IIS-2019-AME141

Job Reference: IIS-2019-AME141 Closing Date: