Researcher (m/f/d) Extended Reality (XR)

Posted date:  Sep 9, 2022

Herzogenrath, North Rhine Westphalia, Germany

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Researcher (m/f/d) Extended Reality (XR) in Aachen (Herzogenrath)
Req.ID: 676513


Our XR team in Herzogenrath near Aachen is looking for passionate and creative people to strengthen our efforts in creating compelling use cases for 5G and 6G networks. As a researcher, you will work with an international team on cutting-edge AR/VR technologies for Metaverse and 3D communications. You will participate in groundbreaking research projects developing, implementing new concepts, and protecting your most promising proposals by IPR.


These interesting tasks and activities are waiting for you:


  • You will work in an international team of outstanding researchers with diverse backgrounds and experiences, including some of the world's foremost authorities and visionaries
  • You will develop concepts to improve XR services as part of a European collaborative project
  • You will contribute to the development of the next generation of mobile networks and applications through 6G research projects involving key ecosystem players and academic thought leaders
  • You will work in a dynamic and multi-functional department where you will have the opportunity to develop professionally, try new roles and responsibilities, influence the way of working and much more


You bring the following knowledge and experience:


  • Master's degree or PhD in communications engineering, electrical engineering, computer science or a similar technical field
  • In-depth knowledge and experience with immersive media such as Meshes, point cloud compression, AR/VR systems, or telepresence applications
  • Familiar with media streaming, WebRTC and remote rendering
  • Experience with end-to-end application development, integration with mobile networks such as mobile edge computing, and performing quality assessments is desired
  • Solid programming skills in Python and/or C++
  • Experience with European research projects or standardization would be an advantage 
  • Excellent communication skills in English are a must, German as an asset


We offer:


  • A fixed-term contract for 36 months within the European research project with an option for a permanent contract
  • An international working environment with cooperative teams 
  • Flexible working hours with 38h per week as well as hybrid working with 1 mandatory day in the office, incl. home office furniture and IT-equipment package 
  • 30 vacation days per year and long-term account that days can be set aside and taken in a later year 
  • IPR grants for accepted inventions 
  • Insurance package 
  • Excellent learning and personal development opportunities within Ericsson Corporation, Regular courses, seminars and on-the-job training
  • Ergonomic workplace
  • Company mobile also for private use
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Leasing of bicycles (JobRad)
  • Company parking spaces and convenient public transport connections on site
  • Canteen at the location


Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.


Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more.


Primary country and city:  Germany (DE)   ||  Germany : North Rhine Westphalia : Herzogenrath || Germany : North Rhine Westphalia : Aachen  
Req ID: 676513  

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