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Fraunhofer IIS - Developer (f/m) — Production Software Film / Television

Posted On: 2019-2-28
Location: Erlangen, Germany

Do you want to shape the multimedia production of the future?
In that case, we have the right job for you!
Working for us, you will have the chance to develop the production software for the next generation of multimedia formats. You will plan and design software architectures and create, implement, and test graphic user interfaces. In addition, you will implement software modules across platforms together with an international team. Our software, and thus your software, will be used worldwide in the field of professional film production and film postproduction.

About us

The Moving Picture Technologies Department develops new technologies for film and television production to provide film producers and artists with new options for multimedia design and narrative style. The »Digital Cinema« group conducts research into new multimedia formats for use in professional film postproduction right up to the playout in the cinema or the handover to streaming services.

What we expect from you

- A degree in Computer Sciences, Media Technology, Electrical Engineering, or a comparable engineering or natural science subject
- Well-versed in C/C++ programming
- Sound knowledge of Visual Studio / Xcode
- Familiarity with common multimedia formats
- Knowledge in Qt would be an advantage
- Good command of spoken and written English
The position is also suitable for career entrants with corresponding prior knowledge and relevant experience gained during work experience placements, student research projects, or theses.
What you can expect from us
The Fraunhofer IIS offers an extremely attractive working environment in a highly innovative key industry. You can expect a varied and challenging position orientated on state of the art science and technology. You will work in a dedicated, international team in which you will be able to contribute your own ideas and enjoy substantial creative leeway. Regular further training, top equipment, and a perfect work-life balance through flexible work arrangements and support measures are a matter of course for us.
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is committed to providing equal career opportunities for men and women.
Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Our research efforts are geared entirely to people’s needs: health, security, communication, energy and the environment. As a result, the work undertaken by our researchers and developers has a significant impact on people’s lives. We are creative. We shape technology. We design products. We improve methods and techniques. We open up new vistas.

How to Apply:

Would you like to work with us?
In that case, we are looking forward to receiving your complete, written application (PDF including cover letter, curriculum vitae, references) quoting the reference number IIS-2019-24.
Please address your application to: Claudia Kestler-Böhm.
We are looking forward to your application in our online portal.
Information about the institute is available on the internet at:

Please mention AES001238 when applying for this position.

About Fraunhofer IIS

Am Wolfsmantel 33
91058 Erlangen

Phone: +49 9131 776 0
Fax: +49 9131 776 6099
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The Fraunhofer IIS Audio and Multimedia division, based in Erlangen, Germany, has been working in audio coding technology for more than 25 years and remains a leading innovator of technologies for cutting-edge multimedia systems. Fraunhofer IIS is the main inventor of MP3 and universally credited with the co-development of the AAC family of audio codecs as well as technologies for the media world of tomorrow, including Fraunhofer Cingo for virtual surround, Fraunhofer Symphoria for automotive 3-D audio, AAC-ELD for telephone calls with CD-like audio quality, and dialog enhancement to allow TV viewers to adjust dialog loudness as they desire. Through the course of more than two decades, Fraunhofer IIS has licensed its audio codec software and application-specific customizations to at least 1,000 companies. Fraunhofer estimates that it has enabled more than 6 billion commercial products worldwide using its MP3, AAC and other media technologies. The Fraunhofer IIS organization is part of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, based in Munich, Germany. Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is Europe’s largest applied research organization and is partly funded by the German government. With 22,000 employees worldwide, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is composed of 66 Institutes conducting research in a broad range of research areas. For more information, contact Matthias Rose, matthias.rose@, or visit www.iis.fraunhofer. de/amm.

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