We are offering an exciting opportunity, starting as soon as possible, in our Integrated Circuits and Systems department at our Erlangen site as an
Engineer or physicist in customer support Focusing on microelectronics and IC layout

Are you highly quality-conscious and do you enjoy being in close contact with customers around the world?

If so, we have the right job for you!
You will be in contact with our international customers, checking their IC designs for any errors, clustering the designs for production and inputting them for the semiconductor manufacturers. You will be dealing with customer support, performing the final design rule check and organizing the backend (housing, testing and delivery) for our customers, primarily in the academic sector.

What we expect from you

  • A scientific university degree in electrical engineering or physics
  • An understanding of physical verification of integrated circuits
  • Essential knowledge of semiconductor technologies and experience using IC layout tools
  • Basic knowledge of mixed signal design flow and EDA programs as well as IC production and packaging flow
  • A good command of spoken and written German and English

The position is also suitable for job entrants with relevant prior knowledge and experience from internships, student research projects or theses.

What you can expect from us

Fraunhofer IIS offers an extremely attractive working environment in a highly innovative key sector. You will be part of a committed team in which you will be able to contribute your own ideas and have plenty of creative freedom. By working on a diverse range of highly relevant projects, you will be actively involved in designing the technology of tomorrow.
Regular professional development and state-of-the-art operating equipment are simply a matter of course, as is a collegial corporate culture. We promote a good work-life balance with flexible working hours and a range of support options to help you to combine your career and your personal life.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.
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.

Together with European semiconductor manufacturers, the Fraunhofer IIS operates as a virtual ASIC plant, which allows us to offer services along the entire design flow. Our EUROPRACTICE IC service is Europe’s leading multi-project wafer service. For over 500 universities and more than 120 research institutions in 44 countries, IC manufacturing through EUROPRACTICE is the key to vocational training and research in the field of IC design. Industrial customers from around the world use EUROPRACTICE to manufacture low-cost IC prototypes and small-batch series.

Please send your complete written application (PDF, cover letter, résumé, references) to Meike Hillenbrand through our online application tool.

Job Reference: IIS-2021-SSE102 Closing Date: none