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 are 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. You will be part of the Audio and Media Team.
Speech Synthesis Engineer in the area of Language Processing
We have an immediate opening in our »Audio and Media Technologies« department in Erlangen, Germany
Join us in the exciting world of Spoken Language Processing
You will develop, implement, evaluate and document algorithms for text-to-speech synthesis. Further, you will help integrating and testing prototypes that operate with your algorithms. You will furthermore create specifications and technical documentation for the software that you develop and create scientific publications and presentations. You will also communicate and coordinate activities with project partners and internal and external stakeholders.
University degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
A strong sense of responsibility and commitment to your work
Experience in the following areas
o Professional media interfaces (SDI, MADI, ST 2110, AES67)
o Network and streaming protocols (TCP/IP, RTP)
o A/V media production
Programming skills with a focus on C/C++ and scripting languages
Proficient in English, written and spoken
What we offer:
The opportunity to bring your own ideas and to help create project concepts
Involvement in diverse activities and the chance to assume responsibility within interdisciplinary teams
An open and friendly working atmosphere
Flexible hours and access to various services for a proper work-life balance
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 please apply online – quoting the reference number IIS-2020-25
We look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, CV and grade sheets) in English or German!