Software development and building hardware

Research assistant

Research focus: Automation and Robotics, Service Robotics and Mobile Manipulation, Software Engineering
Courses of study: Electrical Engineering, Informatics, Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics

Job Description

Here at FZI, we are constantly challenged to develop different tools and devices by incorporating the latest technologies that help us, make our robots more intelligent. We are currently building many demonstrators, where we test and present the latest research improvements and developments. For that purpose, we always look for students that are interested in learning and have fun in constructing, building hardware and as well developing software. For more information on our robots and demonstrators please scan the QR-Code below.

Your Responsibilities

  • Designing and constructing various hardware components
  • Developing software for the designed hardware
  • Building and implementing the developed hardware components

Our Offer

  • an interdisciplinary working environment with partners from science, industry and society
  • a working environment and organisation close to business
  • a pleasant working atmosphere
  • constructive teamwork

Your Profile

  • basic knowledge of electrical or mechanical engineering
  • basic knowledge in programming (C++ or Python), also optional 3D modelling
  • self-reliant thinking and working
  • fluent in German or English
  • motivation and commitment


We are looking forward to receiving your PDF application. Please send your application containing the following documents to Mr AtanasTanev,

  • current transcript of records
  • curriculum vitae in tabular form

Job Description

  • Start: as soon as possible
  • Supervising institute at KIT: IAR - Institut für Anthropomatik und Robotik | Prof., Rüdiger, Dillmann