Fraunhofer IIS - Audio and Media Technologies Department
The »Audio and Media Technologies« department develops world-class audio processing technology. Audio and media technologies at Fraunhofer IIS is one of the largest organizations in the world for audio and speech processing. Over 200 engineers and scientists develop first-rate audio technology which is sold world-wide, in Europe, USA, China, Korea and Japan. In the past 25 years, Fraunhofer IIS repeatedly won international competitions in the audio and media field: e.g. with mp3 and codecs of the AAC-family.
Software Developer* - Voice Assistant Platform
We have an immediate opening in our »Audio and Media Technologies« division at Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen, Germany
Join us in the exciting world of voice assistants and conversational AI.
As part of our team, you will develop a voice assistant platform (front-end and back-end) for a variety of tasks and domains. You will participate in all phases of the system lifecycle: architecture, development, and dev ops. You will integrate modules for machine learning and speech processing to enable natural conversations with the voice assistant.
Operate, improve, and maintain a lab environment for modern media production technologies
Maintain close relationship with our partners
Contribute to the development of new media production technologies
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related areas
Practice in working with version control systems (Git) and containerization tools (Docker)
Proficiency in designing architectures for large software components
Ability to understand and work with existing code bases and open-source frameworks
Capability to solve problems and express their solution a structured way
Knowledge in some of the following fields is a plus:
o Databases (SQL, NoSQL)
o Web development (React, Redux)
o Kubernetes, Helm, Terraform, Tilt
o Open-source frameworks for chatbots (Rasa)
o Natural language processing and machine learning concepts
What we offer:
Opportunities to bring your ideas into life and contribute to product-ready voice solutions for our industry partners
Involvement in diverse activities and the chance to assume responsibility within interdisciplinary teams
An open and friendly work atmosphere
Flexible hours and access to various services for a proper work-life balance
Working in a vibrant research and development environment
Appointment, remuneration and social security benefits based on the public-sector collective wage agreement (TVöD).
In case of identical qualifications, preference will be given to severely disabled candidates.
We would like to point out that the chosen job title also includes the third gender.
The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft emphasises gender-independent professional equality.
How to apply:
Have we piqued your interest?
Then we look forward to receiving your complete application (cover letter, CV, transcripts). Please submit these online with reference number IIS-2021-AME79 to Claudia Kestler-Böhm.