Research Associate in the area of Platforms for Industry 4.0 (m/f/d)

Fraunhofer IOSB-INA offers an extremely attractive working environment in a highly innovative key industry. You will work in a dedicated management team where you can contribute your own ideas and actively shape future development directions. Involvement in academic teaching is possible. Regular further training tailored to your individual needs and the best possible technical equipment are just as much a matter of course as a corporate culture characterized by collegiality.

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:

You have a degree in computer science, automation engineering, electrical engineering, or physics (diploma or master's degree). You have knowledge of modern IT architectures and methodological skills in software development. In addition, you have very good German and English language skills and are characterized by teamwork, creativity and an independent, structured and goal-oriented approach.

Some prior knowledge in the areas of Open Data, requirements analysis and agile project management is desirable.


What you can expect:

In exciting and varied projects with partners from industry, the public sector and academia, you will conceptualize, model and implement software for intelligent technical systems. You will work in an interdisciplinary team with a high degree of independence and take on tasks in the research and development of new solutions for Industry 4.0 and develop software for the digitalization of the public sector.


If you are suitably qualified, we offer the opportunity to pursue a doctorate and will provide you with the facilities and laboratories of our institute for this purpose.

Your main fields of activity in detail:

• Design of IT and software architectures for open data platforms
• Agile development and testing of software solutions
• Implementation of scientific research and technology transfer projects
• Collaboration with industry and other research institutions
• Represent project results to clients and through publications in the professional community

The position is limited to 2 years.
The weekly working time is 39 hours.
Severely disabled persons will be given preference in case of equal suitability.
We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes the third gender.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft attaches great importance to professional equality irrespective of gender.
Fraunhofer is the largest organization for application-oriented research in Europe. Our research fields are geared to people's needs: Health, Security, 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:
Ms. Astrid Alteheld
Officer of the Management Board / Human Resources Management
Tel.: 05261/94290-23


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Reference number: IOSB-2021-29

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