Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen

Software developer (f/m) Production formats for immersive and interactive audio

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13.06.2018 - 17:07


We have an immediate opening in our »Audio and Media Technologies« division of Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen, Germany, for a

Software developer (f/m)

Production formats for immersive and interactive audio

Are you interested in multimedia formats for production and storage of immersive and interactive audio experiences? You love programming and want to help develop and standardize professional worldwide formats?


In that case, we have the right job for you!

In the Audio Department of the Audio & Media Technologies Division at Fraunhofer IIS, you will have the chance to develop the software for the next generation of worldwide audio production formats for live broadcast and post-production use cases. You will plan and design software architectures and create, implement, and test various audio and transport formats. In addition, you will implement software modules across platforms together with an international team in agile project workflows. The products of our work will be deployed worldwide in professional production and post-production tools.

What you can expect from us
The Fraunhofer IIS offers a diverse and challenging field of work in an international environment, oriented toward state-of-the-art research and technology, with the opportunity for personal and professional development.
Furthermore, we offer work-life balance through flexible work hours and various support programs.

Employment conditions

Employment, remuneration, and social benefits are in line with the collective bargaining agreement for the public sector (TVöD). The position is initially based on a two-year contract. Severely disabled persons will be given preferential treatment in case of equal qualifications. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.


Would you like to work with us?
In that case, we are looking forward to receiving your complete application (PDF format, cover letter, CV, references) quoting the reference number IIS-2018-62 to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm,

Information about the institute is available on the Internet at:



The following makes out the ideal candidate for the position

  • University degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Natural Sciences
  • Solid programming skills and knowledge in C/C++
  • Basic knowledge of digital signal processing, particularly related to audio signals
  • Knowledge in the field of common multimedia and audio coding formats
  • Experience with audio production tools and DAW software
  • Good oral and written communication skills in both German and English

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

Art der Beschäftigung



nach TVöD

Firmen- und Kontaktdaten

Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen
Frau Claudia Kestler-Böhm
Am Wolfsmantel
91058 Erlangen
+49 9131 7761654

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Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
The position is initially based on a two-year contract.