City:  Fürth
Date:  Sep 29, 2022

Software Developer - Machine Learning for Process Step Modeling

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. 

The »Operator-based Learning« group in Fürth works to bring expertise from physics, signal processing and mathematics to deep learning models in order to increase the generalizability of solutions and to reduce dependency on training data. We design signal reconstruction solutions for industrial metrology and nondestructive material testing. 


Are you interested in machine learning? 

If so, take a look at our job opening! 


What you will do

We are looking for a research associate to help develop new ways to map and train process steps using machine learning. Your role will involve, amongst other things, developing differentiable models for mapping process steps for material flow optimization with a view to creating closed cycles. You will also create and assess the data for implementing black-, gray- and white-box models. 


What you bring to the table

  • A higher education qualification in computer science or a related subject 
  • Expertise in C++, Cuda and Python 
  • Specialist background in machine learning, particularly in neural networks 
  • Ideally knowledge of computer vision or signal processing 
  • Experience using PyTorch/TensorFlow would be an advantage 


What you can expect

  • Projects with a strong practical component motivate our employees to drive innovation.
  • 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.
  • You will have ample opportunity to meet your colleagues in our community rooms, at sports courses (at the institute and online) and many other events.
  • Our colleagues enjoy our positive work culture: We are open-minded, help and trust each other.
  • Your goals and interests are important to us: We offer ongoing professional and personal seminars, coaching as well as language courses.


We are also happy to welcome applications of committed Junior Professionals with basic knowledge and first practical experience from internships, student research projects or final theses.


The weekly working time is 39 hours. It is also possible to work part-time. The position is initially limited to 2 years with the aim to extend it subsequently


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. 32882


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. 




Apply online now (PDF: cover letter, CV, transcripts).

We look forward to getting to know you!


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Nina Wörlein

09131-776 1684

Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS 


Requisition Number: 54262               


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