The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems is seeking a computer scientist / software engineer with a scientific background and a diverse skill set to support the researchers in turning research into high-impact software.
The Software Workshop of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems is a unique central scientific facility at the intersection between software engineering and research. It conducts research in the area of computer science and supports the departments and research groups of the institute in software development. Its main goal is to increase the quality and impact of the research at the institute, both internally and worldwide.
In this context, we are seeking a Research Software Engineer to strengthen our team.
You will work closely with the researchers and the scientists of the institute. You will help them to translate research prototypes into supportable software. You will also directly contribute to various projects in the areas of machine learning, computer vision, robotics, haptics, and more.
Responsibilities may include
The position will be located in the Tübingen site of our institute as part of the Software Workshop team. We offer highly interesting, challenging and varied tasks in a very active research area. You can expect a dedicated team in an international environment with regular opportunities for further education and training. You will work closely with scientists, other research engineers, administrative staff, and IT to help achieve the scientific goals of the institute. You will enjoy an open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility.
Further benefits include an annual special payment, the possibility of being awarded a performance-related bonus once a year, a secure work place, flexible working hours and the possibility of working partially remotely. There is also a child-care facility next to the institute with preferential access for Max Planck employees.
Salaries and contract will be based on qualifications and previous professional experience according to the Public Service Wage Agreement (TVöD Bund) guidelines. All social benefits of the public service apply. The position is initially limited to two years with the possibility of a transition into a permanent position.
To apply, please include a cover letter, your CV, links to code that you have written (e.g. GitHub/Bitbucket/GitLab accounts), and a list of references in your application, and upload it as one PDF file by using the link below:
The position will be open until filled. Preference will be given to the applications received by August 31, 2022.
For more information or questions about scientific and technical aspects of the position, please contact Jean-Claude Passy at. For other questions, please contact Sabrina Jung at .
The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply. Furthermore, the Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Society strives for gender equality and diversity.
If you prefer to send a hardcopy application, you may do so. Please address it to:
Max-Planck-Institute for Intelligent Systems
Sabrina Jung Verwaltung