The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 800 employees work with an annual research budget of 3.0 billion euros.

The »Audio and Media Technologies« division of the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen has been shaping the globally deployed standards and technologies in the fields of audio and moving picture production for over 30 years.

Do you have a passion for music?
Are you interested in developing the latest audio and media technologies and applying them to future products?

If so, we have a great offer for you!

Our Audio and Media Technologies research area offers a variety of opportunities that are worth exploring. If you can’t or don’t want to decide on a specific position, feel free to apply here. Please take a look at our Audio & Media Technologies’ website and let us know in your application which topic interests you most or why your expertise is of interest to us.

  • University degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or related field
  • Experience in programming, ideally in C/C++
  • Knowledge in digital signal processing or in the field of acoustics – alternatively, know-how in media production or experience in application development, particularly in Android or iOS environments
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English, we work in an international team

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.

Fraunhofer is not only the largest organization for applied research in Europe, but also a top-rated employer. How so?

  • An exciting job at a global market leader in a highly innovative key industry.
  • Projects with a strong practical component motivate our employees to drive innovation.
  • Our dedicated teams offer freedom for your ideas and room for creativity.
  • We value personal contact: With our structured onboarding process, you will quickly become familiar with our institute and be 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.
  • Our colleagues enjoy our positive work culture: We are open-minded, we help and trust each other.
  • Top of the line infrastructure at your workplace: With our state-of-the-art technologies, we develop solutions to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.
  • Talent development already starts in school: Our programs inspire young people at an early age to pursue sciences and foster creative junior scientists.
  • Your goals and interests are important to us: We offer ongoing professional and personal seminars, coaching, and language classes.
  • We offer equal opportunities: Our female scientists, for example, benefit from the »Fraunhofer TALENTA« career program.
  • We offer complementary parking spaces, charging stations for electric cars and covered bicycle parking, and showers at the institute.
  • We subsidize your Deutschland-Ticket (Jobticket) ‒ bus stops are located directly in front of the institute.
  • In-house health management including sports courses, running groups, and relaxation seminars.