Technical Consultant – at CISPA Incubator (M/W/D) (German)
The CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security is a German national Big Science Institution within the Helmholtz Association. Its research agenda comprises all aspects of information security. The center will grow from currently 180 to 600–800 employees at the Saarbrücken location over the medium term. Due to its continual growth, CISPA, as the Helmholtz Center, will have the necessary critical mass of researchers at its disposal to completely and comprehensively tackle the major challenges of cyber security and privacy research.
Your responsibilities will include:
Facilitating, coaching and providing technical advice to start-up teams with respect to technological approaches and product development, in addition to assessing market readiness
Consulting and appraising ideas for spin-offs in the context of the StartUpSecure program
Setting up a pool of mentors to provide technical support for start-ups
Planning the technical infrastructure and facilities for a co-working space
Developing and holding events focussing on technical development of IT security solutions
Making contact with start-ups with a view to using the co-working space
Accompanying and coordinating interactions with investors and potential clients from industry
Drafting of concepts for successful formation of startup teams
Degree in computer science, business information systems, IT security or comparable qualification
Experience in academic work and transfer of scientific findings to market-ready products is an advantage
Keen interest in the start-up environment and technical innovation; ideally some experience in the area of startups, incubators, accelerators or similar
Independent, structured and analytical approach to work, strong organisational, collaborative and communications skills
Very good command of English and German, both written and spoken
BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR US
Remuneration will be in accordance with salary scale grades, up to the E13 grade depending on the candidate’s qualifications and responsibilities. Preference will be given to disabled candidates who have equivalent qualifications.
Please call Stephanie Böcker on +49 (0)681-302 70994 for further details about the position.