Fraunhofer-Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen

Software Engineer (f/m) Digital broadcast applications and streaming

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27.04.2018 - 12:48


To expand our Multimedia Application Department team in Erlangen, Germany, we have an immediate opening for a


Software Engineer (f/m)

Digital broadcast applications and streaming


Are you interested in multimedia applications and in implementing them in the market for terrestrial and hybrid broadcast systems? Do you have a passion for developing algorithms and software?


In that case, this is the right position for you!

You will be responsible for designing, creating and implementing algorithms and programs for multimedia applications for various operating systems. You will also develop software and take care of adapting, enhancing and configuring the Linux operating system for the content server platform for various broadcast systems.

Other responsibilities include developing, implementing and testing protocols and applications and verifying your work on prototypes, end-user devices and data servers.

About us

The research team for audio and media technologies has been working on audio and image coding as well as  on multimedia technologies for more than 25 years, and made a name for itself due to its significant contribution to the development of mp3 and AAC.
Fraunhofer audio technologies can be found in more than ten billion devices and has already been licensed by more than 1,000 companies.


  • University degree in the field of Engineering or Natural Sciences
  • Solid C/C++ programming skills and knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of Java and/or Perl
  • Good oral and written communication skills in both German and English
  • Linux programming experience in the area of smartphones, digital broadcasting, streaming and embedded systems/DSPs is a plus

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.

What we offer you

The Fraunhofer IIS offers an extremely attractive working environment in a highly innovative key industry. You will work in a dedicated team, in which you will be able to contribute your own ideas and enjoy substantial creative leeway. Regular further training and top equipment are as much a matter of course as a corporate culture characterized by good working relationships.

Framework conditions

Employment, remuneration, and social benefits are in line with the collective bargaining agreement for the public sector (TVöD). Severely disabled persons will be given preferential treatment if other qualifications are the same. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.

Art der Beschäftigung



in line with TVöD

Firmen- und Kontaktdaten

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

Weitere Informationen

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