City:  Erlangen
Date:  Sep 13, 2022

Product Manager - Mobile Audio Solutions

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. 

Are you interested in working at the interface between our customers and the development for a high-quality and immersive listening experience on the go?

We have the right job for you!
In this position, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of consumer electronics, communication, and media technologies. With our Cingo and LC3+ technologies, you will have a decisive influence on the development of algorithms that bring mobile media experience to the next level.


What you will do

  • Managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its life cycle
  • Specify the product vision and roadmap
  • Supply feedback from market, customers, and internal sources to the development teams to stimulate new technology developments and improvement of existing ones considering the value for the consumer and the company
  • Market research and competitor analysis to continuously contribute to the long-term strategic plan
  • Regular customer visits for interviews, technology demonstrations and business development
  • Close cooperation with cross-functional teams from development, marketing, and other departments
  • Ability to identify strategic opportunities
  • Definition of requirements for current and upcoming products
  • Demos and presentations to customers and at international trade shows
  • Developing product pricing and positioning strategies


What you bring to the table

  • Master's degree in Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related field
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience of software development and audio signal processing
  • Understanding of the qualitative requirements and processes of embedded software development
  • Customer-focused and product-oriented thinking
  • Confident communication and presentation skills
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional teams
  • High level of self-motivation and commitment
  • Willingness to go on international business trips
  • Excellent verbal and written language skills in English and German


What you can expect

  • The chance to participate in the challenging development of new audio and media technologies
  • An open and friendly working environment in an international team
  • Multi-year project in an exciting topic area of the future
  • Competitive salary and company pension scheme
  • Personal development through training and education programs
  • Work-life-balance (flexible working hours, programs that promote a balance between your private life and career)


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).

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!

For all questions, please get in contact to:

Claudia Kestler-Böhm,

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS 


For more information about the institute and its products and services, please visit: 


Requisition Number: 6462                


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