Research Engineer position in embedded systems design for 6G networks

Wireless Networking Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: June 10th, 2024 23:59 AoE (11 June 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

Wireless Networking Group (WNG) at IMDEA Networks Institute invites applications for a Research Engineer position. Applicants with background in telecommunications, computer science, electronics, or related field are encouraged to apply. Successful candidate will work with embedded systems design for wireless experimentation, with strong practical applications. The candidate will work closely with Ph.D. students and researchers from the group to shape the design of next-generation networks.

IMDEA Networks is an international research institute located in Madrid, Spain, whose mission is bringing fundamental, cutting-edge contributions to the science of computer networks. As a growing, English-speaking center that is establishing itself globally at the forefront of the development of future network technologies, IMDEA Networks offers a unique environment for pioneering scientists to develop their ideas across many research areas, under the lead of a multinational team of highly reputed faculty members.

IMDEA Networks is an equal employer, and explicitly encourages qualified female candidates to apply.

Eligibility: It is necessary that the applicant have NIF or NIE and a residence/work permit in Spain. Also, the applicant must not have been employed by IMDEA in the SIX months prior to the start date of the contract. These are the requirements from the funding that supports this position.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • The opportunity to work with cutting-edge experimental platforms and laboratory electronic equipment.
  • A vibrant international workplace with the opportunity of collaborating with top research groups at the institute and elsewhere
  • The prospect to publish at top-tier venues in networking/related fields

Academic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or MSc in computer science, communication engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field with a good academic record.

Skills Required:

  • Embedded system design skills, preferably with FPGA-based platforms.
  • Programming skills on Matlab / Python.
  • Hands-on with laboratory equipment: oscilloscope, signal generators, power sources. 
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

To apply, please send your CV in English and your academic transcript to recruitmentinvestigo@imdea.org indicating WNG-FPGA in the subject line.

Candidates must be aged between 16 and 29 and be enrolled as job seekers in the Spanish Employment Offices at the moment the contract is signed.

The evaluation of candidates CVs for this position will strictly follow a blind recruitment process, guaranteeing the principle of non-discrimination by any reason. All the documents submitted to the recruitment process will be dully anonymized.

Funded by the European Union – Next Generation EU and the Ministry of Employment and Social Economy of Spain through the Spanish Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, in the framework of “Programa Investigo” call.

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  1. Deadline for receipt of applications: June 10th, 2024 23:59 AoE (11 June 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  2. If necessary choose as supervisor Joerg WIDMER