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Career at fortiss

fortiss is the platform for talented beginners and experienced experts

Shape the future with us! We ask questions, analyze, design, develop algorithms and software solutions for future challenges in companies. Our spectrum ranges from model-based development and cyber-physical systems, to neural networks and artificial intelligence, through to robotics and the internet of things.

Working at fortiss means contributing your skills and ideas constructively and responsibly at a modern institution with flat hierarchies and short decision-making channels. Join our diverse teams of innovators with whom you will solve the complex problems of industries and companies.

[Translate to English:] fortiss Karriere

Apply at fortiss

You can find current job offers on our applicant portal

Are you about to take your first step into professional life? Or would you like to take on responsibility, expand your expertise and contribute your personal share to the success of fortiss?

Apply now!

[Translate to English:] Wissenschaftler im Fokus

Scientists in focus

Mastering the demanding challenges of tomorrow together

Scientists from different cultures and disciplines work at fortiss. In this interview series, you will learn more about their everyday life as researchers and what they particularly like about working at a research institute.

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[Translate to English:] Bachelor-/Master-Praktikum

Bachelor’s/master’s practical course

From sensors to driving functions - develop your own car

Apply for a bachelor and master practical course offered jointly by the research field Model-based Systems Engineering and the chair of Software & Systems Engineering at the TU Munich.

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fortiss is about real problems in the real world. fortiss is excellent applied research with practical impact. fortiss is diverse, in terms of topics and people and we do always think big. fortiss is close to industry and addresses big challenges, far beyond what most chairs at a university can do. And to me, the great news is: fortiss manages to do and be all that!

Prof. Dr. Alexander Pretschner, Scientific director and spokesperson, fortiss

Your benefits at fortiss

If you are interested in working for fortiss GmbH, then you will find our range of benefits in the following overview. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our human resources team!

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Application-oriented research is the focus at fortiss, because we pursue the goal of developing solutions to industrial, economic and social problems. Results are developed with practical partners and find their way directly into application.

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The integration of our new employees into the team and the entire corporate structure, is very important to us. With comprehensive onboarding, we want to build trust, provide security and motivate you to perform at your best. We will support you with all open questions.

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fortiss offers 30 vacation days and the option of flexible worktime. In this way, we support a healthy balance between work and private life.

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As a public sector employer, you will receive a one-time special payment at fortiss as additional remuneration for the work performed in the reference year.

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We actively care for the health of our employees! That is why fortiss has introduced a health management system that is available to all colleagues.

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At fortiss, people from 30 nations work in national and international research projects on the complex challenges of the future. This is not only professionally enriching, but the employees also benefit personally from other cultural experiences.

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Promoting the strengths and potential of our employees is a central component of our corporate culture. That is why we offer individually tailored training and development opportunities. To this end, we make use of our close cooperation with the Technical University of Munich as well as other external providers.

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At fortiss, you can work flexible from home in the home office. The scope of mobile work depends on the requirements of individual projects and is coordinated individually within the team.

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At fortiss, we offer you an employer-financed pension model in form of a direct insurance. You can individually arrange this with your contact person before signing a contract.

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In order to promote team building among colleagues, we support internal events and create the opportunity to meet each other at seasonal festivities away from the daily work routine.

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Would you like to do a doctorate or qualify as a professor? We work together with the Technical University of Munich (TUM). At the TUM Graduate School, you have the opportunity to enhance your personal and professional skills.

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An attractive, modern working environment is a key success factor for a company. The atmosphere and the design of the workplace play an important role in this. That is why you will find an excellently equipped working environment with state-of-the-art facilities at fortiss.

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Whether full or part-time, during parental leave or when returning to work, with us you can adjust your working hours to suit your individual needs in order to achieve a better work-life balance.

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You travel by public transport (ÖPNV)? Upon presentation of your monthly or annual ticket, you will receive a financial subsidy at fortiss.

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