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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.


Técnico de laboratorio de I+D

This job description is only available in Spanish here: "Técnico de laboratorio de I+D".

How To Apply

TO APPLY PLEASE FILL IN THIS ONLINE FORM (https://careers.networks.imdea.org/), choosing the position: Research Engineer & Support: [Técnico de Laboratorio de I+D] [2019].

Deadline for Receipt of Applications

30 September 2019

System Administrator

IMDEA Networks' Wireless Networking Group is looking to hire System Administrator, a research engineer position in the area of mm-wave, localization, 5G technologies, network integration, radio access network, network management and control.

Skills Required

  • Professional level knowledge of IT and Networks

Additional Complementary Skills

Ability to focus and pay attention to detail; technical, analytical and problem solving skills; proactivity to identify opportunities for improvement; creativity applied to result optimization.

Languages

A high level of English (the Institute’s official language), both spoken and written, is essential. (A test will be performed).

Contract Duration & Type

  • Labor contract (work or service) with a duration of 1 years.
  • Workplace: Leganés (Madrid).
  • Salary according to experience and knowledge.

Academic Qualifications

  • BSc in computer science, electrical engineering, telecommunications or a related field.

Experience

Experience in FGPA and design of circuits, prototypes y testbeds of PCB

List of tasks and Responsibilities

The hired person will be responsible for the Installation, upgrade, and maintenance and support of various operating systems (OS) and layered products that operate below and above the OS layer. Performing the following functions:

  • Provide professional level knowledge, skills, and experience on embedded Linux applications design to be integrated on high-speed system on a chip FPGA platform for timing-area critical applications.
  • Installation, upgrade, and maintenance and support of various operating systems (OS) and layered products that operate below and above the OS layer. This also involves systems monitoring, system diagnosis, system configuration, and performance tuning to optimize effectiveness of memory utilization, disk management and OS kernel tuning to maximize CPU efficiency.
  • Develop and implement mixed software/hardware systems translating timing-critical functions to be implemented in the programmable logic (PL) part of the embedded system.
  • Connect and coordinate multiple SoC nodes using high-speed interfaces (wired/wireless). 
  • Interfacing multiple blocks between PL and Processing System (PS) using NoC protocols.
  • Hardware implementation and validation of IEEE 802.11ad and IEEE 802.11ay physical layer transceiver on FPGA-based systems.

How To Apply

TO APPLY PLEASE FILL IN THIS ONLINE FORM (https://careers.networks.imdea.org/), choosing the position: Research Support: [Systems Administrator Project PinPoint5+] [Wireless Networking Group] [2019].

Técnico de gestión de proyectos

This job description is only available in Spanish here:"Técnico de gestión de proyectos".

How To Apply

TO APPLY PLEASE FILL IN THIS ONLINE FORM (https://careers.networks.imdea.org/), choosing the position: Research Engineer & Support: [Técnico Gestión Proyectos] Projects & Funding Department] [2019].

Deadline for Receipt of Applications

30 September 2019