Research Technician / Software Engineering Research Group Wojtan

  • Full Time (40 h/w)
  • Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria
  • € 44,800* gross/year

Your Responsibilities

The Wojtan group develops practical computer algorithms for simulating physics and solving problems in computational geometry and numerical analysis, with applications in computer graphics. We are currently looking for a Research Technician with focus on Software Engineering with the following responsibilities in order to support our group’s research:

  • Develop and maintain software (C++, Mathematica, Matlab, Python, and/or CUDA) covering the areas of numerical analysis, physics simulation, and geometry processing
  • Advise and assist group members with the dissemination of research results (3D modeling, 3D animation, 3D rendering, image processing, video editing)
  • Prepare research demonstrations for outreach activities, e.g. virtual reality programming, preparing new animations, etc.
  • Take part in group meetings and provide solutions to everyday challenges

Your Profile

  • Degree (M.Sc. or Ph.D.) in computer science, applied mathematics, physics, or related fields
  • Extensive experience in software development and algorithm prototyping (in C++, Python, Mathematica, Matlab, OpenGL, and/or CUDA)
  • Demonstrated understanding and familiarity with numerical algorithms and differential equations
  • Experience with 3D modeling, animation, and rendering
  • Interest in physics simulation, geometry processing, and computer graphics
  • Excellent command of English (working language)
  • Proactive personality with attention to detail and strong problem solving skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently, learn quickly, and multi-task

ISTA is growing. Grow with us!

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, life sciences & physical sciences. We strive to recruit passionate professionals from across the world over all fields who strive to support our goal of excellent research. Located within a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer multiple opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!

ISTA promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, free of discrimination. All employment decisions at ISTA are based on job requirements, qualifications, merit and organizational needs. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Your benefits

Education & training
Free shuttle bus
Multiple health offers
Pension insurance

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