HiWi Position for Software Development in Data Spaces

December 27th, 2022

We are looking for a Hiwi (m/f/d) for software development (backend) and research in data engineering. A core task will be the development of a demonstrator for data spaces, using the Eclipse Data Space Connector (EDC).

Job Type HiWi
Extent Discussable
Status Open
Contact(s) Lina Molinas Comet

Our team consists of a group at the Chair of Computer Science 5 (Information Systems) at the RWTH Aachen University and the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence department of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology FIT, an institute for applied research with excellent industry contacts in Sankt Augustin.

What we offer

Insights into exciting and application-oriented projects, such as the adoption of more sustainable industrial production processes
Work with the latest tools and technologies
Work on an interdisciplinary project
Integration into a highly qualified, international and motivated team
Flexible weekly working time of up to 19 hours
The possibility of an intensively supervised thesis

The position is initially limited to 6 months, an extension is desired. Severely disabled persons are given preferential employment if they are equally suitable. Please note that the chosen job title also includes the third gender. The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft attaches great importance to the professional equality of women and men.
We are looking forward to your application.


(In your application, please comment briefly on each point)
Interest in modern software architectures and web technologies
Solution-oriented and independent working method
Practical experience with at least two of the following technologies:

  • Good programming skills in Java
  • Experience in Web Service development
  • Good knowledge of data management systems (e.g., SQL/NoSQL databases, Apache Kafka, Apache Spark)
  • Experience with data streaming systems (e.g., Kafka) or protocols in the IoT (e.g., OPC UA, MQTT)

A plus: knowledge of Semantic Web technologies and ontologies, good programming skills in Python