Our »Media Systems and Applications« Department of Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen, Germany, as of now has an immediate opening for a
Software Developer for Streaming Applications

Would you like to be part of the next generation of media streaming?

We offer you the opportunity to develop software for streaming services as part of an international team and in a creative environment. With your help, we can shape the future of YouTube and Netflix.

About us
The department for Media Systems and Applications is part of the Audio and Media Technologies division, best known for its work on MP3 and AAC. We develop software for and together with global leaders in the broadcasting and streaming industry. Our products include streaming servers and packagers, media players for various platforms, and many more, across the whole chain from media production to playout devices.

Your responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and maintain projects in C/C++
  • Maintain close relationship with our partners
  • Contribute to the development of new streaming technologies

What we expect from you

  • University degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Solid programming skills with a focus on C/C++
  • A strong sense of responsibility and commitment to your work
  • Proficient in English, written and spoken
  • Experience in the following areas is desirable:
    • Network protocols (TCP/IP, HTTP)
    • Streaming protocols (HLS, DASH, RTP)
    • Multi-platform development (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android)
    • Modern programming and scripting languages

What you can expect from us

  • Work in a highly innovative key industry
  • Challenging tasks in a variety of fields
  • Agile development environment
  • Work in a dedicated international team
  • Work-life balance through flexible work arrangements
  • Regular professional training
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology and equipment
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.
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.

We look forward to receiving your application (English or German)!
Please submit your application (cover letter, CV and grade sheets) online via our career portal, quoting reference number IIS-2020-115.

Information about the Institute is available online at: www.iis.fraunhofer.de

Job Reference: IIS-2020-115 Closing Date:
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