Research assistant in the field of "Internet of Things" (IoT) (f/m)

At Fraunhofer, we invent the future - as the largest research organization for application-oriented research in Europe.

Fraunhofer IOSB-INA in Lemgo offers dedicated scientists exciting tasks with responsibility and a lot of creative freedom. On behalf of our customers from the various sectors of industry and government, we apply the latest findings from science and application to concrete projects in an interdisciplinary manner.

We are one of the leading research institutions in the technology network "Intelligent Technical Systems Ostwestfalen Lippe it's OWL".

Our mission: "Empowering our Partners for the Digital Age".

What you bring:

In addition to a completed diploma/master's degree in computer science or electrical engineering, we require knowledge in the areas of software development and Internet technologies. Ideally, you have already gained initial experience in the environment of open-source projects and IoT operating systems. Furthermore, you have very good German and English language skills. If you are suitably qualified, we offer the opportunity to do a doctorate and will provide you with the facilities and laboratories of our institute for this purpose.

What you can expect:
In exciting and varied projects with partners from industry and academia, you will work in an interdisciplinary team to a high degree of independence and take on tasks in the analysis, evaluation and further development of existing IoT and cloud platforms for the application field of industrial automation and smart city on your own responsibility..

Your duties will include:

  • Implementation of scientific research projects and technology transfer projects
  • Design, development and testing of software solutions for IoT solutions for Industry 4.0 and Smart Cities
  • Cooperation with industry and other research institutions
  • Project results represented to clients and through publications in the professional community
  • Project acquisition and preparation of project proposals for new research projects in German and English language

Employment, remuneration and social benefits are based on the collective agreement for the public service (TVöD).
In addition, Fraunhofer may grant performance- and success-based variable compensation components.
The position is initially limited to 2 years.
The weekly working time is 39 hours.

Severely disabled persons are given preference in the case of equal suitability.

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft attaches great importance to the professional equality of women and men..Fraunhofer is the largest organization for application-oriented research in Europe. Our research fields are geared to people's needs: Health, Safety, Communication, Mobility, Energy and Environment. We are creative, we shape technology, we design products, we improve processes, we open up new paths.

Questions about this position will be answered by:

Frau Astrid Alteheld

Assistant to the head of the institute/personnel recruiting/administration
Tel.: 05261/94290-23

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