Research Engineer position in Internet Analytics Group - IAG 2-CN

Internet Analytics Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: June 29 2024 23:59 AoE (30 June 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

The Internet Analytics Group (IAG) at IMDEA Networks is looking for a Research Engineer to join our international team.

IAG is an internationally recognized research group headed by Prof. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez that conducts ground-breaking research in the area of network measurements and cybersecurity. The IAG group is interested in hiring a research assistant to provide technical and research support to the group in ongoing research activities including maintenance and deployment of research infrastructure, dataset analysis, and other research activities. The candidate will be responsible as well for engaging in tech transfer activities and consortium management efforts in ongoing EU projects.

What we offer:

The candidate will gain first-hand practical and research experience in cybersecurity. It is an ideal opportunity for junior IT professionals, system managers or software engineers who are interested in gaining practical research and technical experience in an international research environment.

Contract duration:

12 months, renewable based on funds availability and performance.

Contract modality:



  •  BsC or MsC in computer science, telecommunications engineering, or any relevant field
  •  Proven experience in IT, computer networks and systems’ management.
  •  Solid background in database management and Linux systems.
  •  Prior experience in Python, C/C++,and  RESF-ful APIs (e.g., including experience in Linux systems, shell environments and command line tools such as SSH and Git).
  •  English language fluency is a must, both spoken and written

To apply, please send your CV in English and your academic transcript to indicating “IAG 2-CN” in the subject line.


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.

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.

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

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.


  1. Deadline for receipt of applications: June 29 2024 23:59 AoE (30 June 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  2. If necessary choose as supervisor Narseo VALLINA-RODRÍGUEZ