FRAUNHOFER INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNICATION, INFORMATION PROCESSING AND ERGONOMICS FKIE
ARE DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS, SMART CITIES AND INTERNET-OF-THINGS THE SUBJECTS, YOU ARE SPECIALIZED IN? IF SO, THE FRAUNHOFER-INSTITUTE FKIE IS OFFERING YOU AN EXCITING POSITION AS
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE* / SYSTEM-OF-SYSTEMS ENGINEER*
Fraunhofer is Europe's largest application-oriented research organization. In 2018, in the research category of the Trendence Graduate Barometer, we were named »TOP 1 Employer Germany«. 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.
At the Fraunhofer FKIE in Bonn and Wachtberg, more than 500 employees develop technologies and processes with the aim of early detection, mitigation and management of existential risks. In close cooperation with strategic partners, the institute is dedicated to the entire processing chain of data and information: from acquisition, transmission and processing to reliable protection. The Fraunhofer FKIE offers enthusiastic developers challenging and varied tasks in a creative Environment.
The department for »Information Technology for Command & Control« (ITF) develops and tests architectures and interoperability solutions for complex information systems. In order to do so, we cooperate closely with the users. Our research topics include System-of-Systems engineering, vehicle networking, Smart City architectures, Edge Computing, and Internet-of-Things.
Help us shape the future!
What we expect from you
We are looking for research associates who
want to familiarize themselves with pioneering techniques and solutions and can think both inside and outside of the box.
have completed higher academic studies in Mathematics, Computer Science, or other studies with an emphasis on technical skills
have programming knowledge, preferably in Java or C++.
are interested in hardware-related proof-of-concept development.
Ideally, you have experience in data modelling with the Unified Modelling Language and you are familiar with IoT and Smart City concepts.
What you will be responsible for:
Development of interoperability concepts for heterogeneous environments (IoT, Smart City, Automotive)
Specification of semantic interoperability solutions for sensor integration
Design and implementation of demonstrators and reference implementations
Testing and verification of complex system-of-systems realizations
Scientific contributions to international communities
What you can expect from us
The possibility to develop concrete solutions with a practical application
The opportunity for personal development
Work experience in international projects and communities
An open, result-oriented and cooperative working atmosphere
Flexible working hours, allowing you to balance private life and wo
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally, Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.
The working time consists of 39 hours per week.
The position is initially limited for 2 years.
This vacancy is also available on a part-time basis.
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.