fortiss is the research institute of the Free State of Bavaria for software-intensive systems and services with headquarters in Munich. The institute currently employs around 180 employees, who collaborate on research, development and transfer projects with universities and technology companies in Bavaria, Germany and Europe. Research is focused on state of the art methods, techniques and tools of software development, systems & service engineering and their application to reliable, secure cyber-physical systems, such as the Internet of Things (IoT). fortiss has the legal structure of a non-profit limited liability company (GmbH). Its shareholders are the Free State of Bavaria (as majority shareholder) and the Fraunhofer Society for the Promotion of Applied Research. 

As part of an European project, we are working with other partners to build factory connectors and gateways that integrate shop-floor equipment and automation systems with cloud-based tools and services available in collaborative manufacturing platforms. The project overall objective is to federate various existing smart factory ecosystems and a digital platform while our main role is to provide connectivity and integration between various factory data sources and the cloud-based platforms.

In this project, we search for a new team member:

Student assistant (m/f/d) - Software development for cross-factory information Exchange


Your tasks: 

  • Development of new functionalities in Java and Node.js
  • Development of integration flows using NiFi
  • Overall improvement and enhancement of the current solution

Your profile:

  • Completed Bachelor's degree and currently enrolled in a Master’s degree in computer science, information systems or similar
  • Practical experience in programming languages such as Java
  • Knowledge in protocols such as OPC UA, AMQP and MQTT is an Advantage
  • Experience with NiFi and cloud-based platforms is a plus
  • Problem-solving mindset

Our offer:

  • Involvement in an European research Project
  • Opportunity to apply competencies in practical scenarios while enhancing your skills
  • Creative and international work environment

Did we catch your interest?

Please submit your application with a motivational statement, a detailed CV and a current transcript of records 

Job-ID: I4.0-e-fact-S-01-2019

Contact: Nisrine Bnouhanna