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Students/interns - Student Electrical Engineer (m/f/d)

Intern / Student · München

About us

tacterion is a high-tech startup based in Munich and was founded in 2015 as a spin-off of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). tacterion develops and markets a unique sensor technology called sensorskin. Based on our sensorskin technology, plyon® is our first product platform. It combines a highly flexible sensory layer that measures interaction and pressure on any surface with algorithms to understand how users interact with it. This patented technology was originally developed for robotics and provides the sense of touch for products and machines. tacterion’s sensitive surface layers enable the next generation of truly interactive and responsive products.

Why we need you
World-leading companies approach us to integrate our sensor technology into their products. We are looking for a student electrical engineer who wants to help us in developing innovative sensor solutions for our customers. Together with our full-time engineers, you will define and develop the embedded systems architecture for our sensor solutions. With your hands-on attitude, you will help us build technology demonstrators and product prototypes that amaze our customers.
What to expect
tacterion is more than a sensor company. You will be involved in projects from various industries and support us in a variety of use cases. Our maker space will be your home to develop, build, and test our sensor solutions. Our Lead Engineers bring plenty of experience in embedded-system engineering and hardware-level programming. You will support them in understanding and implementing use-cases for our customers. Expect a steep learning curve and lots of hands-on experience.
Your profile in short
  • Experience or good skills with embedded system design and programming C, C++
  • Student of Electrical Engineering, Engineering Sciences, or related
  • Fluent in German and English, excited by tough challenges, ready to work hands-on
  • Available as intern for minimum three months, or six months as working student 
Why you will love tacterion
We offer a creative and solution-oriented work environment to unleash your full potential and development as a person. With an eight-digit investment to fuel our growth over the upcoming years, we offer the mentality of a dynamic high-tech startup combined with the financial soundness and long-term commitment you would expect from your employer.
  • • Student position in a dynamic and motivated startup team
  • Insights into the daily operations of a fast-growing high-tech startup
  • Startup work atmosphere with the opportunity to quickly take over responsibility
  • As working student, flexible hours that allow you to focus on your studies when needed 

We are excited to get to know you!

We are thrilled that you are considering a career at tacterion!
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