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Job posted by Frauhofer Center for Central and Eastern Europe MOEZ (12/07/2012 16.56)

Interns (f/m) - Development/Design of Analytical Databases (Ruby on Rails)

MOEZ is Fraunhofer’s unit focusing on issues of value creation, competitiveness, and sustainable development in an increasingly internationalized knowledge economy. Together with its clients in the private sector – especially SMEs – as well as in public institutions, Fraunhofer MOEZ develops innovation and internationalization strategies, knowledge and technology transfer systems, as well as policy instruments for a positioning of companies, countries, and regions in an internationally competitive environment.

Currently, the Fraunhofer MOEZ is looking for Interns (f/m)
Development/Design of Analytical Databases (Ruby on Rails).


The Competitive Intelligence group at the Fraunhofer MOEZ is engaged in the development of innovative analytical databases for international technology markets. During your internship you support the test-driven software development of the application. As we use challenging data analysis techniques, all users are guaranteed to get new insights.

Our requirements:
• proven experience in the development of web applications, preferably in Ruby on Rails
• experience with distributed source code management and project management software, preferably Mercurial and Redmine
• clean code development skills
• good oral and written German and English skills.

You can expect:
• a varied work environment in an international team with industry-proven experience in web development
• agile, result-driven project management
• a combination of good design and advanced functionality
• a challenging position within the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft that is a strategic partner of industry and research.

Typically, the internships last two months, but longer internships can also be accommodated. Positions are offered throughout the year. However, candidates are encouraged to apply sufficiently in advance of their desired start date.

Nr of positions available : 2

Research Fields

Computer science

Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)

Research Profiles

First Stage Researcher (R1)


All internships are full time (39 hours per week, Monday through Friday) and based in Leipzig, Germany. Interns will receive a monthly stipend in accordance with federal regulations (Richtlinien über die Gewährung von Praktikantenvergütungen - PVR).

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft is an equal-opportunity employer. Applications from women and historically under-represented groups are particularly welcome. Preference will be given to disabled persons with the same qualifications.

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Please send your written application with the supporting documents (cover letter, CV, references), indicating the reference code MOEZ-HK-2013-12 by e-mail to:
Dr. Lutz Maicher

If you have any further questions regarding this position, please do not hesitate to contact:
Dr. Lutz Maicher
Tel.: +49 341 231039-127

Information about the institute can be found on the Internet:


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Language Level Good
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Frauhofer MOEZ

Competitive Intelligence Group
Public Research
Neumarkt 9-19
- 04109 Leipzig
email peggy.kuhfs@moez.fraunhofer.de