City:  Chemnitz
Date:  Mar 27, 2024

Computer Vision / Data Science Research Scientist

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 800 employees work with an annual research budget of 3.0 billion euros. 

The Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS is the specialist and development partner in the field of Smart Systems and their integration for various applications. Fraunhofer ENAS has specialized on the challenge of combining micro and nano sensors, actuators and electronic components with interfaces for communication and a self-sufficient energy supply to form smart systems, thus supporting the Internet of Things and the ongoing digitalization.


Fraunhofer ENAS develops single components, manufacturing technologies and system concepts, system integration technologies and actively supports the technology transfer for and with its customers. Whether Start-up, SME or large enterprise, Fraunhofer ENAS offers innovation consulting and supports customer projects, starting from the idea, via design and technology development or realization based on established technologies up to tested prototypes. If standard components do not meet the requirements, Fraunhofer ENAS provides expert assistance in the realization of innovative and marketable products.


What you will do

  • Investigate AI and Computer Vision algorithms to solve different data analysis problems
  • Build prototypes and tools
  • Design and implement a software architecture to capture, analyze and visualize data
  • Perform experiments and validate your results on real-world data sets
  • Assure high code quality standards and best practices, including versioning, documentation and release management
  • Participate in grant proposals, research reports, conference and journal publications as well as presentations and posters


What you bring to the table

  • University (diploma, master, doctorate) degree in Computer or Data Science, Software Engineering/Architecture, Electrical or Computer Engineering, Physics or related field

  • Excellent programming skills (e.g. Python, C++, Matlab)

  • Experience with running Machine Learning and/or Computer Vision algorithms

  • Good knowledge of data structures, design patterns, software architecture and complexity

  • Ability to work with modern software frameworks, services and tools (e.g. SciPy, Tensorflow, OpenCV, …)

  • Strong communication and analytical skills as well as basic customer orientation



What you can expect

  • Cooperation in a collegial, open-minded team in a well-equipped work environment
  • Personal and professional development opportunities in challenging R&D projects
  • Networking with first-class industrial partners and research groups
  • Flexible working hours and a family-friendly workplace
  • Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).

The position is initially limited to 2 years with possibility for prolongation. 

The weekly working time is 39 hours. 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. Severely disabled persons are given preference in the event of equal suitability. Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD). Additionally Fraunhofer may grant performance-based variable remuneration components.

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!

Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS 


Requisition Number: 28645                Application Deadline:


Job Segment: Research Scientist, Data Analyst, Physics, Chemistry, Science, Research, Data