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Video Coding Application Engineer & Product Manager

Fraunhofer IIS
Country of Position: 
Contact Name: 
Claudia Kestler-Böhm
Subject Area: 
Applies to General Signal Processing
Start Date: 
14 April 2020
Expiration Date: 
31 May 2020
Position Description: 



Your passion is to bring innovative technologies into the market? You like communicating to potential customers, identifying their needs and proposing them suitable solutions?

Then join our institute and contribute to the growth of our video activities
Our mission is to invent novel technologies for 2D and 6DoF video coding that have a huge impact for our customers. To this end, you are responsible to identify the needs of customers and markets. You will establish a network to industry representatives and maintain a continuous communication to identify their needs. Thanks to your technical background, you are able to propose them tailored solutions in cooperation with a team of scientists. By attending events and observing markets, you identify high potential business opportunities to which our video coding developments should be focused.

About us
The Fraunhofer IIS »Audio and Media Technologies« division has been making its mark on media digitalization for over 30 years, developing pioneering standards such as MP3, AAC, xHE‑AAC and EVS. Motivated by this success, we aim to transfer this know-how to solve new challenges in video coding for better user experiences and higher system efficiency.

What we expect from you

  • A scientific degree (Master, PHD or equivalent) in Electronics, Computer Science, Natural Science, Engineering Science, or a related subject
  • Enthusiasm for business development and for serving customer needs
  • Passionate team player
  • Solid know-how in video coding
  • Sound command of English for working in an international team

What you can expect from us

We offer you varied and challenging work in an enthusiastic team. You can contribute with your ideas and help design new concepts. Regular training is given, as are flexible, family-friendly work arrangements such as part-time contracts. You will have a state-of-the-art workstation in a modern, bright 2- to 3-person office.

Remuneration according to the guidelines for the allocation of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft stipends.
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.

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.

Intimidating? Don’t worry. We are an interdisciplinary team, looking to support young career-oriented talents. Hence, do not hesitate to join the home of MP3 and send us your application (English or German)!

Please submit it (cover letter, CV and grade sheets) to Claudia Kestler-Böhm, via our career portal, quoting the reference number IIS-2020-37.


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