Career events

Meet us at one of our upcoming events

All the great minds of our time have one thing in common: They have to eat something now and then.

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think-cell takes this need very seriously, which is why it came up with the EAT++ series of career events. We regularly invite computer science students to talk over a meal in a relaxed atmosphere. We also support conferences on C++, Artificial Intelligence and Computer Graphics and give technical talks or complete technical courses on topics our developers know by heart.

We decided to do this, because we are constantly on the lookout for new software developers. We are very interested in emerging talent and will be happy to stay in touch with you over the longer term. Even if you have no specific plans for your professional future, we would still like to get to know you. And we think we can do that best when meeting in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.

WeAreDevelopers World Congress in Berlin, Germany 2024
July 18, 2024

We are pleased to announce that think-cell will be participating in the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2024, one of the largest and most prestigious developer conferences globally, for the third year in a row. This year, the event will take place on July 17-19 in Berlin, Germany.

The WeAreDevelopers World Congress is known for bringing together professionals from the software and product business, offering a major platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and showcasing the latest innovations in software development. This year's event is expected to attract thousands of developers, engineers, and tech enthusiasts from around the world.

Our team, including developers and HR representatives, will be present at our booth to discuss the exciting career opportunities available at think-cell, including C++ Developer and C++ Internship positions. We will share insights into our work culture, the projects we are working on, and the benefits we offer, such as a flat structure, no meetings or overtime, flexible working hours, and an international team of experts.

Our presence at the event also includes a series of talks by think-cell’s experts in the conference program, all delivered on July 18:

  • Jonathan Müller, Software Engineer, will present "An (In-)Complete Guide to C++ Object Lifetimes" at 10:10 on Stage 10 (120), addressing creation and destruction, temporary lifetime extension, memory management practices, and relevant C++ features and optimizations.
  • Arno Schoedl, think-cell founder and CTO, will discuss "Why Iterators Got It All Wrong — and What We Should Use Instead" at 10:50 on Stage 10 (120), highlighting the fundamental flaws of the C++ iterator concept, distinguishing between elements and boundaries, and proposing a solution for clearer code and reduced errors.
  • Sebastian Theophil, Senior Software Engineer, will share a talk titled "Passive ARM Assembly Skills for Debugging, Optimization (and Hacking)" at 11:30 on Stage 10 (120), providing a practical introduction to ARM assembly code, essential for debugging and optimizing applications on ARM machines, especially for those with experience in x86 assembly.

We will also host a raffle with prizes, including our signature green socks, beach balls, bike seat covers, reusable straws, and charging cables. Join us to learn more about the innovative work happening at think-cell and discover how you can be a part of our team.

We look forward to meeting you at the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2024. See you in Berlin!

IT Career Fair at Heidelberg University, Germany 2024
July 11, 2024

In the middle of this summer, think-cell will be present at the IT Career Fair in Heidelberg University for the very first time. The event will be held from 10:00 to 16:00 at Chemistry Lecture Hall Center of the Heidelberg University.

Heidelberg University, founded in 1386, is Germany’s oldest university and one of the strongest research universities in all of Europe. A key unique selling point of Computer Science in Heidelberg is the strong interdisciplinary orientation, reflected in a large number of research projects and teaching.

With over 1600 computer science, mathematics and natural sciences students and alumni expected at the event, the IT Career Fair will be a perfect opportunity for think-cell to showcase our prominent C++ Development internship and full-time positions with an option to write your academic thesis with us. We will have a booth at the fair, ready to meet the participants talk about the benefits we provide for the team members – such as a flat structure, no meetings or overtime, flexible working hours, relocation assistance, and our dedication to excellent code.

Our team will also bring the raffle, offering branded prizes such as beach balls, socks, reusable straws, and others to participants. Be sure to stop by our booth, get your gift, and have a chat with the team – our software developer Jonathan and HR representatives Julia and Anastasia.

We look forward to networking with Heidelberg University students and graduates!

C++ on Sea in Kent, UK 2024
July 3, 2024

At the beginning of July, we'll be participating in the C++ on Sea conference for the fifth consecutive year. The event takes place in the beautiful Leas Cliff Hall, located by the sea in Folkestone, Kent, UK. The conference will feature four tracks over three full days, showcasing speakers from around the world.

We're pleased to announce that we once again will be the video sponsors for the conference! All presentations will be available on YouTube after the conference, so check out the channel for more content.

Two of our team members will be presenting in the main hall. On Thursday, July 4th at 14:00, Senior Software Engineer Sebastian Theophil will give his talk “Reusable code, reusable data structures” where he explores the software engineering principle DRY -- don't repeat yourself.

Jonathan Müller will deliver two presentations at the conference. His first talk, "An (In-)Complete Guide to C++ Object Lifetimes" is scheduled for Thursday, July 4th at 11:00. In this session the audience will learn about the rules for object creation and destruction, and when it is safe to form pointers and references to object. They will also learn about advanced functions like std::launder, std::bit_cast, and std::start_lifetime_as.

Jonathan’s second talk “Overengineering max(a, b): Mixed comparison functions, common references, and Rust's lifetime annotations” will take place on Friday, July 5th at 11:00.

We hope you enjoy the talks and wish everyone a happy conference!

IKOM at TU Munich, Germany 2024
June 25, 2024

We are happy to share our participation in the IKOM Career Forum on June 25 this year at the Technical University of Munich (TUM)! We are no strangers to TUM, as we have been there previously with our EAT++ lecture and at Summer Parties, but this will be think-cell’s first time at the IKOM Fair.

TUM has again been named a University of Excellence and is thus the only technical university in Germany to continuously retain this status since 2006. Their Department of Computer Science in the School of Computation, Information and Technology is one of the largest teaching and research institutions for Informatics in the country.

Our own team, with HR team members and Software Developers, will be present with a booth at IKOM to discuss with the participants the exciting career opportunities available at think-cell, including our C++ Developer position and C++ Internship with an option to write your academic thesis with us.

Make sure to stop by to network with C++ experts and learn more about the benefits think-cell offers, such as our competitive salaries, flexible working hours, relocation assistance, and the chance to collaborate with an international team of brilliant minds.

We will be also organizing a raffle with an array of useful branded gifts and snacks so no one will leave think-cell’s booth empty-handed.

We are looking forward to meeting you on June 25, 2024!

Summer ISO C++ Meeting in St. Louis, USA 2024
24 June, 2024

We are pleased to announce that our Software Engineer, Jonathan Müller, will be attending the C++ standardization committee meeting in St. Louis this June. This meeting marks the final opportunity to make significant changes before the feature freeze for C++26. The committee will focus on refining reflection, pattern matching, contracts, and senders/receivers.

We will keep you informed with a detailed report on the discussions and decisions made during the meeting, particularly regarding the final refinements of these critical features. Stay tuned for updates on our Dev Blog.

C++ Lecture at TU Braunschweig, Germany 2024
June 18, 2024

We are excited to announce that Jonathan Müller, our Software Engineer, will be a guest lecturer at the Department of Computer Science at TU Braunschweig (Technical University of Braunschweig) for the first time. He will present a talk "Functional Programming in C++," in which he will introduce attendees to functional programming in C++ using the modern standard library and think-cell’s algorithms and ranges.

We are grateful for the opportunity to share our knowledge with more than 100 computer science students in person at a university with over 275 years of history, and we look forward to meeting everyone on June 18th!

Computer Science Day at RWTH Aachen, Germany 2024
June 7, 2024

On June 7th, we are thrilled to join the Computer Science Day at RWTH Aachen University (RWTH). This marks our seventh time participating in this event. RWTH has been a well-known university for over half a century of excellence in computer science education and research, ranked 50th globally and second among German universities, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023.

Since 1998, the Computer Science Department has been hosting this event. This event begins with a career fair, followed by the award ceremony to recognize teaching and thesis achievements, and continues with an evening graduation party. This year, we will present the graduates with a pair of our iconic green socks.

Jonathan Müller, who is an RWTH alumnus and our Software Engineer, will be at our booth in the foyer in front of Aula 2 of the Computer Science Center from 11:00 to 16:00. Jonathan will be there to talk with students about our opening positions and challenging C++ development tasks. In addition, Julia and Sorina from our HR team will also be there to introduce you to our application process and perks, including our lifestyle-friendly working hours with no deadlines and no overtime, our flat organization, and our international team. Moreover, you will have the chance to enter a raffle for a chance to win useful prizes, such as socks, beach balls, reusable straws, charging cables, pins, etc.

We are looking forward to engaging with RWTH students and recent graduates on June 7, 2024!

See you there!

C++ Lecture at HU Berlin, Germany 2024
May 30, 2024

On May 30, 2024, we are thrilled to return to Humboldt University in Berlin (HU Berlin), where it is ranked 87th in the world and fourth in Germany. This is our sixth visit to HU Berlin and this time we are bringing something unique.

Our Software Engineer, Jonathan Müller, will serve as a guest lecturer on “A Deep Dive into Dispatching Techniques” as a part of the "Programming in C" lecture in the Department of Computer Science. Jonathan will cover everything from simple switch statements to jump tables and computed goto, with insights into performance analysis tools, assembly, and implications of CPU design.

The lecture will take place from 3:00 pm until 4:30 pm in the Johann-von-Neumann-Haus (Rudower Chaussee 25, 12489 Berlin) in Room 3.001. While the presentation will be delivered in German, the slides will be in English. Q&A sessions can accommodate both English and German.

For those interested, we encourage you to register here and submit your questions in advance, as the lecture is free and will be attended by 80 students and around 100 external attendees. Your questions will help make the session more fruitful and engaging.

Additionally, Yik from our HR team will also be there to answer questions regarding our innovative work environment, opportunities to join our international team, and the tailor-made application process for C++ Developer and C++ Internship positions.

We hope attendees will learn about optimization techniques.

We look forward to returning to HU Berlin on May 30, 2024!

jobwunder at TU Berlin, Germany 2024
May 29, 2024

Summer, sun, sunshine — jobwunder! This year, the think-cell team took part in the jobwunder career fair at TU Berlin for the first time. Technical University Berlin is ranked 136th globally and 3rd among Germany’s major technical universities. It has over 34,000 students across 100 degree programs, providing a diverse academic landscape covering STEM fields, humanities, social sciences, and economics. Learn more.

KIT Career Fair in Karlsruhe, Germany 2024
May 15, 2024

We are excited to announce that we will be attending the KIT-Karrieremesse (Career Fair) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) for the third time on May 15, 2024!

KIT is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany, and the one that combines a long university tradition with large-scale national research. With approximately 10 000 employees, including roundabout 5 800 scientists and lecturers, and 22 800 students, KIT is a big science institution among the leading ones in Europe.

think-cell will be present at KIT-Karriermesse with a team of our own Software Developer Jonathan and HR team members, Julia, Anastasia and Sorina, to talk about our C++ Developer role, the C++ Developer internship and the opportunities for writing a thesis with think-cell. They will be happy to answer any questions and share all the perks of working for think-cell, such as a competitive salary, flexible working hours, relocation support and no deadlines or overtime.

We will also be giving away some branded goodies to everyone participating in our raffle, so make sure to come by our booth, get your gift and have a chat with the team.

We are looking forward to meeting the future professionals - students, PhD students, alumnae, and alumni of KIT at think-cell booth on May 15, 2024!

konaktiva at TU Darmstadt, Germany 2024
May 14, 2024

This May, think-cell participated in the konaktiva career fair at the Technical University of Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt) for the first time. Learn more.

LambdaConf in Estes Park, USA 2024
May 7, 2024

Right after the C++Now Conference, our Software Engineer, Jonathan Muller, was invited to be a guest speaker at LambdaConf to present his talk, 'An (In-)Complete Guide To C++ Object Lifetimes.' The 2-day event this year featured 4 tracks with more than 100 speakers. Learn more.

C++Now in Aspen, USA 2024
April 29, 2024

In late April, C++Now took place in the picturesque setting of Aspen, Colorado, USA for the 12th time. Renowned as a community-centric event, the conference has a unique picking of key people in the C++ community, and a strong focus on looking at the future of the language. It attracts people who are truly passionate about the language and is run by volunteers of a not-for-profit. Learn more.

Datathon in Zurich, Switzerland 2024
April 26, 2024

In late April 2024, think-cell proudly sponsored and participated in the Datathon at Innovationspark Zurich organized by the Analytics Club at ETH Zurich, Europe's biggest student-run AI and Machine Learning organization. The three-day event brought together 170 talented students from renowned universities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Learn more.

using std::cpp in Madrid, Spain 2024
April 24, 2024

This spring marked our third participation in Spain's largest C++ conference, using std::cpp. Learn more.

ACCU in Bristol, UK 2024
April 17, 2024

We're proud to be video sponsors of the ACCU Conference this year, an event that has been running for over 30 years! The conference was a hybrid format, with in-person gatherings in Bristol, UK, and live-streamed sessions online. Learn more.

Computer Science Career Fair at TU Chemnitz, Germany 2024
April 16, 2024

In April, think-cell participated in Computer Science Career Fair, Karrieretreff Informatik, in Chemnitz University of Technology (TU Chemnitz) with great success. Learn more.

C++ Lecture at FU Berlin, Germany 2024
April 15, 2024

At Free University of Berlin (FU Berlin), one of Germany’s top-ranking universities and currently ranked 98th worldwide, our Senior Software Engineer, Sebastian Theophil, was a guest lecturer and presented "Nobody Can Program Correctly: A Practical and Interactive Guide to Debugging C++ Code" in the middle of April. Learn more.

C++ Meetup in Berlin, Germany 2024
March 20, 2024

We are glad to report the successful return of Berlin C++ Meetup in mid-March! The attendance was impressive, with over 80 people present, including 60 who were attending for the first time. Learn more.

Spring ISO C++ Meeting in Tokyo, Japan 2024
18 March, 2024

In mid-March, our Software Engineer, Jonathan Müller, attended the spring 2024 meeting of the ISO C++ standardization committee in Tokyo, Japan. This was the third meeting for the upcoming C++26 standard and his first meeting as assistant chair of SG 9, the study group for ranges. A big congratulations to Jonathan on his new role! Learn more.

VIS Kontaktparty at ETH Zurich, Switzerland 2024
March 16, 2024

think-cell has been attending the VIS Kontaktparty as a long-standing tradition for the past 10+ years at ETH Zurich, and this year was no exception. Learn more.

IT-DAY in Copenhagen, Denmark 2024
March 7, 2024

At the start of March, we attended IT-DAY Copenhagen, in Denmark for the first time. IT-DAY is Denmark's largest IT career fair. IT students, IT graduates and anyone else interested in working in the IT sector could attend to meet with companies and find opportunities within IT. The fair attracted over 1400 attendees, a record number of attendees for the event. Learn more.

C++ Online 2024
February 29, 2024

We're on a mission to make conference talks accessible to everyone and are excited to announce our video sponsorship for the first ever C++Online, an online only conference. C++ Online is designed to provide a more accessible option for those who may not be able to attend conferences in person. Learn more.

Codeforces think-cell Round 1, online 2024
February 17, 2024

In mid-February, think-cell sponsored a competitive programming round on Codeforces for the first time. Learn more.

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Want to know more?

If you have any questions regarding working at think-cell, our job openings or events, please feel free to contact our colleague Julia Zhachuk.

hr@think-cell.com
+49 30 6664731-81


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