Research Engineer and System Administrator Position (part-time) in Global Computing Group

Global Computing Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: September 30th, 2023 23:59 AoE (01 October 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

The candidate will work in the Global Computing Group, led by Antonio Fernández Anta.

The Global Computing Group is looking for a research engineer to join its research effort on distributed systems, machine learning, and data analysis. The research engineer will work under the supervision of Antonio Fernandez Anta. The research engineer will be in charge of programming and deploying research experiments, performing analysis of research data, and administering the equipment of the group laboratory.

Skills Required

The position requires competences in:

  • Programming in Python and other high-level languages
  • Statistical knowledge for data analysis
  • Knowledge and experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence concepts and technologies
  • Linux system administration.
  • Network administration.

Academic Qualifications

–      Bachelor in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field

Contract Duration & Type:

The position offers:

  • Part-time (30 h/week) contract
  • The possibility of developing high-end systems and acquiring system administration skills
  • A chance to gain experience with high-end computing platforms
  • A unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge research experimental platforms
  • A vibrant, collaborative, multi-cultural and English-speaking environment
  • The prospect of contributing to scientific publications at top-tier venues.


This contract is part of the project SocialProbing: “Scalable and Cost Competitive Data Collection and Analysis Techniques for Social Probing” funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033 and by the European Union “NextGeneration EU”/PRTR”

Equal Employment Opportunity

IMDEA Networks Institute aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore qualified female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Until a balanced ratio of men and women has been achieved at the institute, preference will be given to women if applicants have similar qualifications. IMDEA Networks Institute actively promotes diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants are not to be discriminated against in personnel selection procedures on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion or ideology, age, sexual orientation (anti-discrimination). People with disabilities who have the relevant qualifications are expressly invited to apply.


  1. Remember to select the following option: Research Engineer & Support:[Research Engineer and System Administrator] [Global Computing Group] [2023]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: September 30th, 2023 23:59 AoE (01 October 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Antonio FERNÁNDEZ ANTA