Research Scientists for the Design of Software-intensive Embedded Systems

Job openings

Research focus: Embedded Systems, Embedded Systems and Security, Industrial Automation, Mobility, Safe and Intelligent Vehicles
Courses of study: Electrical Engineering, Informatics, Related Disciplines

Job Description

The FZI Research Center for Information Technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology is a non-profit institution for applied research in information technology and technology transfer. We are looking for research scientists to join one of our research departments as early as possible. The position is initially limited to two years.

We are currently building up our research team working on methods and tools for the design of software-intensive embedded systems. Research topics range from system modelling approaches and system analyses based on simulations to static analyses of the developed system.

Your Responsibilities

You will assist our current research and technology transfer projects. We are currently searching for research scientists to support projects with the following thematic focus:

  • Static code analysis of automotive software for autonomous driving
  • Model-driven round-trip engineering of software-intensive systems in the context of smart factories
  • Modelling and generation of safety- and security-critical systems

Our Offer

  • Interdisciplinary work environment with partners from science and industry
  • Economy and industry-oriented work organisation and environment
  • Constructive work atmosphere and proximity to the KIT campus and the centre of Karlsruhe City
  • Doctorate opportunity at the University of Tübingen with Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Rosenstiel
  • Individual support providing continuous education and the possibility to visit international conferences
  • Payment in accordance with Tarifvertrag für den öffentlichen Dienst der Länder (TV-L) (collective payment agreement)
  • Flexible and family-friendly management of work schedules

Your Profile

  • Degree in computer science, electrical engineering or a similar subjet
  • Ability to work as a productive and valued member of the project team
  • Ability to work independently and think methodically and creatively
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and/or German
  • Motivation und commitment

Your Application

We are looking forward to receiving your PDF application. Please send your email to Miriam Busch,, using the keyword "SiM Embedded Systems Team" and enclosing the following documents:

  • Cover letter and CV
  • Confirmation of your university degree with certificates and transcript of grades

Job Description

Please refer to Mr. Sebastian Reiter,, for questions regarding the job offer.