City:  Erlangen
Date:  May 22, 2023

Full Stack Developer - Java Script or Python

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. 

For over 30 years, the Audio and Media Technologies division of Fraunhofer IIS has been shaping the globally deployed standards and technologies in the fields of audio and moving picture production. Almost all consumer electronic devices, computers and mobile phones are equipped with systems and technologies from Erlangen today.


What you will do

Would you like to teach machines to understand and talk?

Join us in the exciting world of voice assistants and conversational AI.

As a member of the Natural Language User Interface team, you will develop innovative solutions for voice assistants in industrial environments for a wide variety of use cases and domains.
You will be involved in all development steps of the software solution: you will contribute your ideas in the design of the software architecture. You will implement new features for the voice assistant, depending on your focus of activity in the front-end as a web app or in the back-end with cloud services and databases.
You will also design tests for quality assurance together with the team.


What you bring to the table

  • A scientific university degree in computer science, engineering or a related field
  • At least three years of professional experience in software development using JavaScript or Python
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and adopt them
  • Additional knowledge in one or more of the following areas is a plus:
    • Microservice development
    • Web development with ReactJS
    • Databases (MongoDB)
    • Container orchestration using Kubernetes


What you can expect

Fraunhofer is not only the largest organisation for applied research in Europe but we are also a top-rated employer? But why?

  • Top infrastructure at your work place: With our state-of-the-art technologies, we develop solutions to meet the challenges of present and future.
  • We value personal contact: Through our structured onboarding process, you easily become familiar with our institute and are able to extend your network successfully.
  • We take your needs seriously: We support your work-life-balance by offering flexible working hours and hybrid work.
  • Your goals and interests are important to us: We offer ongoing professional and personal seminars, coaching as well as language courses.

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The position is initially limited to 2 years with the aim to extend it subsequently. 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. 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 (cover letter, CV, grade sheets). We look forward to getting to know you!

Claudia Kestler-Böhm,

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS 


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Requisition Number: 9783                


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