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The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ( currently operates 76 institutes and research institutions throughout Germany and is the world’s leading applied research organization. Around 30 000 employees work with an annual research budget of 2.9 billion euros. 

In our department »Moving Pictures«, we are looking for a “computer tamer” that manages the IT infrastructure of our department. You will install and maintain our department-specific systems. Moreover, you will be in charge to monitor both our data, devices, and services required for our developments. By these means, you will participate in our success stories by providing the basis making our work as smooth and efficient as possible.

You will come in touch and learn about our multi-compute cluster hardware for 3D reconstruction and our sophisticated software development pipelines for media creation, processing, compression, and playback. You will setup databases to track our equipment and monitor our storage devices.

You love to work with computers? You master both Linux and Windows operation systems? And while working, you aim to have a glance into the fascinating technology related to movie production?

Then have a look at our offer!

What you will do

  • You install software
  • You create and maintain databases
  • You administrate PCs, servers, and storage

What you bring to the table

  • You are currently studying computer science, information and communication technologies or similar
  • You have knowledge in working with Windows and Linux
  • You are a reliable person
  • You know the scripting languages Bash and Python

What you can expect

  • Flexible working hours
  • Open and friendly team work
  • Varied tasks with room for creativity
  • Exciting seminars and events
  • Networking with scientists
  • Active contribution in applied research
  • Interesting an innovative projects
  • Mentoring program »josephine®« for talented female students

Weekly working hours are determined by agreement. You can start from now on (as a student assistant from 8 to 12 hours a week). You can reduce your hours before exams and increase them during semester breaks. You can flexibly determine the working days. After your studies, you have the option of working with us full or part time.

We value and promote the diversity of our employees' skills and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of age, gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, ideology, disability, sexual orientation and identity.


Apply online now (PDF: cover letter, CV, transcripts). We look forward to getting to know you! 

Fraunhofer-Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS