Call 11-2016-1 - Research Assistant position in Communication Networks Division – Optical Networks and Systems Department
The Communication Networks Division of the CTTC is searching for interested candidates in a Research Assistant position in its Optical Networks and Systems Department. We offer a position in a research oriented team, exploring new technologies and their applicability in future transport networks, working in the scope of national and international research projects while developing testbeds and proof-of-concept prototypes. For more information about the Department, please refer to http://networks.cttc.es/ons/.
The candidate must have in-depth knowledge and experience in the development of networked systems in C/C++ and Java, in GNU/Linux environments, as well as system administration and development tools.
- Programming Languages C/C++ and Java
- Linux systems programming and administration.
- Knowledge of networking.
- Strong motivation and desire to learn and explore new technologies.
- Good analysis, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
- High level of English.
- Technical writing.
PREFERRED AND DESIRED SKILLS
- Scripting languages (e.g., Python, Perl, Bash).
- Software Defined Networking and Virtualization Technologies.
- Previous experience in platforms such as OpenStack, Open Daylight, OSM, OPNFV, …
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Applicants must hold an MSc/Engineering degree in computer science, telecommunications, or related fields. Experience in R&D or industrial projects carried out in the context of research institutions or industry is appreciated.
The position is full time, linked to the duration of the DESTELLO project (http://www.cttc.es/project/destello). Profiles with different levels of work experience are sought. The rank and gross salary, in the range 18,000-24,000€/year, will be determined according to qualifications and work experience. Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae in PDF format through this online application. CVs and any other information gathered during this process will be handled confidentially.
Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), in Castelldefels – Barcelona, is a growing and well-funded research institution fostering excellence and diversity. CTTC offers a highly international environment at an exceptionally attractive location. As a research center in telecommunications technologies CTTC provides a fertile environment for research cooperation and innovation between different disciplines.
CTTC seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.
CTTC is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.