Haption: open position as Research Engineer

Our EuroVR member Haption has an open position as Research Engineer for their German office in Aachen.

Haption designs force-feedback devices for applications of Virtual Reality and robotics. Our products are used in industry for interacting with CAD models (assembly validation, maintenance planning) or for training manual skills, especially medical.


This position is open as part of Haption’s participation to the collaborative research project DynamicHIPS, funded by the German federal ministry for education and research (BMBF). You will be in charge of the adaptation of a standard haptic device to the specific requirements of the project, including mechanical, electrical and software modifications and optimizations.

Candidate profile

You have a dynamic character and like to work independently. You want to invest your energy into a high-tech project, as part of a small team with a strong expertise and motivation. You have an engineering degree, master or equivalent, and a solid experience of C++ programming.
Some knowledge of control theory and robotics is mandatory, as well as some background in mechanical design. A previous experience in robotics is helpful.
You will need reasonably good writing skills for the production of the documents, as well as a good level in English and/or German (written and oral) for the interaction with the project partners.

How to apply

Send an E-Mail with your CV to Dr Jérôme Perret
Haption will review qualified CVs and contact the selected candidates. The applications will be validated after taking a programming test in C++.

Further information

Visit the site: http://www.haption.de/Position_research_engineer.pdf

Dr Jérôme Perret

Haption GmbH
Technologiezentrum am Europaplatz Dennewartstraße 25
52068 Aachen, Germany
Tel: 0241 565207410
Mob: 0171 4875362