Senior 5G Researcher - Software Networks - Barcelona
The Software Networks team is dedicated to the research, development and innovation on Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), and Cloud/Edge technologies, in order to add value and to offer new tools and technologies to promote the adoption of new business models and the development of ICT sector.
The group holds expertise in development of 5G platforms focused on Network Slice Management and Network Service Orchestration (Cloud to Edge) for enabling dynamic and rapid service provisioning over cross-domain multi-tenant SDN/NFV based ICT infrastructures.
Our team is a relevant player in the European research ecosystem and participates as partners or subcontractors in other R&D projects. Our department also offers professional services to relevant industry. Recently, the department has been granted with several new European projects funded under H2020 program. With this new development, the Software Networks department is seeking a SENIOR 5G RESEARCH ENGINEER for R&D projects in the ICT sector to work on the design, planning and execution of R + I + D activities.
As part of his regular work the researcher is expected to:
-Represent i2CAT at EU and national project meetings.
-Participate in technological developments in this area.
-Define technological requirements of the projects to be developed.
-Build proofs of concept (prototypes) based on disruptive ideas and technologies
-Participate in the drafting of technical documentation associated with the projects.
-Generate patent ideas and results and that lead to scientific publications.
The candidate will report directly to the area director and will have the capabilities to manage and lead particular technical aspects within European projects to ensure their successful fulfillment.
Who we are:
i2CAT Foundation is a non-profit research and innovation centre that promotes mission oriented R&D activities on advanced Internet architectures, applications and services. The centre stands for a new open innovation framework, fostering the collaboration between companies, public administration, the academic environment and end-users.
i2CAT’s activities span the areas of Research, playing a key role in the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation; Strategic Projects, leading local initiatives that strengthen the digital policies of public administration, and Technology Transfer, fostering R&D collaboration with companies to develop innovative market-oriented solutions.
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What do we offer:
-You will be part of a multicultural team. We have a fun loving and friendly international work environment.
-Be in contact and work with cutting-edge technology
-Work in challenging R&D projects
-Fix + variable salary
-Option of flexible retribution (restaurant card, transport card, medical insurance, kindergarten)
-Flexible working schedule - We know you have a life outside of work and we will work with you to make sure it's kept that way
-Fridays afternoon off
-Intensive work schedule in July & August
-One home-office day per week
-Open space office in Barcelona.
-Free fruit every week
-25 vacation days per year
-Casual dress code
-Let us know which trainings you need
-You will have the opportunity to attend tech conferences and events.
The i2CAT Foundation seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and, therefore explicitly, encourages women to apply.
The i2CAT Foundation seeks to increase the number of persons with disabilities among its workforce, and therefore explicitly encourages this collective to apply.
-Master Degree or PhD in Telecommunications Engineering or Computer Science.
-Knowledge of networking technologies (ie., TCP/IP, G/MPLS, switching, routing, SDN, etc.)
-Knowledge and understanding of Software Defined Networks (SDN), Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Cloud Computing, Multi-access Edge Computing.
-Analytical mind-set able to propose solutions to new and known problems and carry on research proactively.
-Proven experience in developing/extending network or cloud prototypes/tools.
-Good written, communication and presentation skills
-Fluency in spoken and written English.
-Availability to travel.
Nice to have:
-PhD in a related field will be valued.
-Experience in a team leadership role in R&D projects.
-Good publication record.
-Experience with scientific proposal writing (e.g., H2020 proposals).
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