The Software Engineering group of the University of Stuttgart is looking for a student or scientific assistant (m/f/d) to support software development within the scope of a national research project in the field of IT security.

Your tasks will include

  • Development of extensions/integrations for certain development environments (e.g. Eclipse and Visual Studio Code)
  • Evaluation of approaches for interfaces between code analysis software and development environments
  • Testing of concepts for interaction of the development environment with developers
  • Implementing server services to provide rule sets via interfaces (e.g. REST-API)
  • Testing of approaches for machine learning (artificial intelligence)

We offer you

  • Collaboration in applied IT security research
  • Demanding activities in the field of software development including the use of current technologies and methods (Continuous Integration/Deployment)
  • Flexible working hours/places and a pleasant working atmosphere
  • Optional extension of the activity to a final thesis (Bachelor/Master)
  • Equipped with a high-quality notebook

Profile of requirements

  • (Ongoing) study of computer science, software engineering or a similar field of study
  • Very good programming skills in at least two popular programming languages (e.g. Java, Python, C++, C#)
  • Ideally, experience in the development of extensions for development environments such as Eclipse or Visual Studio code and in the implementation of data flow analyses.
  • Interest in IT security
  • Problem-solving competence; responsible and reliable way of working; initiative; ability to work in a team

Contact Details

Contact person: Mr. Kai Mindermann M.Sc.

Location: Universitätsstraße 38 70569 Stuttgart, Germany (computer science building)


Type of employment

The employment takes place as a student/scientific assistant. Remuneration is based on the usual hourly rates for student and scientific assistants at the University of Stuttgart.

Further information

Please send your application with a meaningful cover letter to the above e-mail address.