City:  Bremen
Date:  Nov 18, 2022

Software Developer "Magnetic Resonance Imaging" (f/m/d) - Bremen

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

Fraunhofer MEVIS is a world-leading and internationally connected research center for computer assistance in medicine. With 140 employees, we conduct patient-centered research tailored to clinical processes in order to work together with our clinical partners on the digital medicine of the future.


What you will do

As part of a validation project funded by the BMBF, you will work as a software developer on a software platform for magnetic resonance imaging, which consists largely of Python and Lua components. It was designed as a research prototype and will now be prepared for use as a medical device. You will work closely with the experts from MRI physics and can draw on extensive expertise in software development at MEVIS.


What you bring to the table

  • an above-average master's degree (scientific university degree) in computer science or a related subject
  • solid previous experience in large software projects with Python, Lua and C++ 
  • the strong motivation to work professionally in software development and to continuously improve one's skills
  • ability to work independently on projects and in teams
  • very good English language skills


Further advantages would be

  • knowledge of medical imaging techniques, ideally experience in magnetic resonance imaging
  • experience in professional development of software as a medical device and knowledge of regulatory requirements according to EN ISO 13485 and IEC 62304
  • experience around DevOps techniques (esp. containerization, automation, CI/CD)


What you can expect

You will work in a young interdisciplinary institute with flat hierarchies and a variety of training and development opportunities. You can freely arrange your working hours within the framework of our trust-based working hours model and work from home if required.


The position is initially limited to 2 years.


The weekly working time is 39 hours. The position can also be filled on a part-time basis.


We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity.


Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).


With its focus on developing key technologies that are vital for the future and enabling the commercial utilization of this work by business and industry, Fraunhofer plays a central role in the innovation process. As a pioneer and catalyst for groundbreaking developments and scientific excellence, Fraunhofer helps shape society now and in the future. 


Interested? Apply online now. We look forward to getting to know you!

If you have any specific questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact:

Dr. Daniel Hoinkiss

Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS 


Requisition Number: 46645                Application Deadline:


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