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Research Engineering & Support

The Research Engineering & Support unit at IMDEA Networks is dedicated to supporting the continued growth in our research capacity and maximizing the impact of our research output by providing specific technical and professional expertise and assistance to ongoing research endeavors in a variety of ways. Research Engineering & Support personnel work either at the level of the entire Institute, or closely with researchers and their groups. There are roles with an engineering background that take care of the design, installation and maintenance of the IT infrastructure. Other roles may, for instance, provide administrative or operational support to project or lab management.

Typical jobs include systems administration, research (software and/or hardware) engineering, project or research administrator and laboratory technician. These positions are similar to their industry equivalents. They enable our employees to work on cutting-edge research problems and technology in a stimulating and innovative environment.

Laboratory Technician for experimental work on millimeter-wave location systems

A position is available for a Laboratory Technician to perform experimental work on millimeter-wave location systems in the Wireless Networking Group led by Dr. Joerg Widmer.

Research area

Design and evaluation of mechanisms to improve the performance of IEEE 802.11ad wireless networks operating in the millimeter-wave band.

Skills Required

  • Bachelor degree
  • Experience with wireless networking and experiments


  • English
  • Spanish (optional)

Contract Duration & Type

  • Temporary contract
  • Duration: 4 months

How To Apply


Deadline for Receipt of Applications

28 March 2018

Start Date

01 May 2018

Leaving Date

31 August 2018