fortiss is the research institute of the Free State of Bavaria for software-intensive systems and services based in Munich. The institute currently employs around 180 people who collaborate in research, development and transfer projects with universities and technology companies in Bavaria, Germany and Europe. The focus is on research into state-of-the-art methods, techniques and tools for software development, systems and service engineering and their application to reliable, secure cyber-physical systems such as the Internet of Things (IoT). fortiss is organized in the legal form of a non-profit limited liability company. The shareholders are the Free State of Bavaria (as majority shareholder) and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. (Fraunhofer Society for the Promotion of Applied Research)

As part of fortiss labs, we are working on setting up new demonstrators and enhance existing demonstrators in our Energy living lab. In this project, we search for a new team member:

Student Assistant (m/w/d) - Software Developer for setting up Energy Lab
Your tasks:

  • Development of prototypes and demonstrators using standard programming languages like Java, Python and Javascript

  • Basic UI development (HTML,CSS, JavaScript)

  • Writing code for microcontrollers/SOC computers like Raspberry Pi

  • Assist in setting up demonstrators at our lab

  • Scientific work and documentation

Your profile:

  • Completed/ currently enrolled Bachelor's degree or a Master’s degree in computer science, information systems or similar

  • Practical experience in programming languages such as Java, python, c++

  • Familiarity with standard protocols like REST API

  • Familiarity/experience with frontend (HTML,JavaScript, css etc.)

  • Knowledge about GIT

  • Experience with Raspberry Pi and Arduino (preferable)

  • Interest in energy-related topics

  • Excellent communication skills in English, basic skills in German is a plus

Our Offer:

  • Varied and future-oriented field of activity

  • Demanding activities in a research-intensive environment with international exchange opportunities

  • Possibility to do Bachelor/Master thesis

  • Young, dynamic and team-oriented working atmosphere

  • Space for new ideas, for assuming responsibility, as well as for personal and professional development

  • Cooperation with industry and the research facilities of the Technical University of Munich

Did we catch your interest?

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

Job-ID: ASCI-SD-SA-01-2021

Contact: Mr. Venkatesh Pampana