[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Fraunhofer Cognitive Mobile Systems: Programmer / Software Developer (f/m/d)
Dr. Frank E. Schneider
frank.schneider at fkie.fraunhofer.de
Mon Dec 9 05:44:56 PST 2019
The Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and
Ergonomics (FKIE) is looking for a new member for the department
Cognitive Mobile Systems (CMS) at the earliest possible date.
Programmer / Software Developer (f/m/d)
In Fraunhofer FKIE, nearly 500 employees in Bonn and Wachtberg develop
technologies and processes with the aim of early detection, mitigation
and management of existential risks. The Fraunhofer FKIE offers
enthusiastic developers challenging and varied tasks in a creative
The department Cognitive Mobile Systems deals with innovative processes
for the efficient management of mobile single- and multi-robot systems.
The focus is on improving performance and simplifying the operation of
robot systems by increasing their degree of autonomy. The focus of the
work is on systems for reconnaissance, inspection and support tasks in
difficult terrain and in industrial plants. The knowledge gained and the
work carried out regularly leads to practical implementation of the
research results in experimental systems and pre-competitive prototypes.
What we expect:
You have completed training as an IT specialist or a comparable
education or qualification.
In addition, you have:
- good knowledge of programming in C++ and/or Python
- sound experience in software development under Linux
- proven practical and theoretical knowledge in computer science
Ideally, you should supplement this with
- the ability to work independently on challenging questions
- practical experience with software development for Robot
- good written and spoken knowledge of German and English
We expect employees who integrate harmoniously into an existing working
group and distinguish themselves through their independent, well-founded
way of working. Team-oriented work, communication skills and a confident
appearance towards customers and cooperation partners are required.
We offer you an exciting, innovative and creative working environment
with the following tasks:
- Specification and implementation of efficient algorithms for
current research topics in outdoor robotics
- Participation in a team creating complex experimental systems
- Execution of experiments with single and multi-robot systems
The position is initially limited to 2 years.
The weekly working time is 39 hours.
In case of identical qualifications preference will be given to severely
We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes the
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft emphasises gender-independent professional
This vacancy is also available on a part-time basis.
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.
If you have any questions about this position, please do not hesitate to
Dr. Frank E. Schneider
email: frank.schneider at fkie.fraunhofer.de
Phone: +49 228 9435 481
Do you find yourself in our job profile? Then we look forward to
receiving your informative application documents.
Reader Service Code: FKIE-2019-113
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