04/05/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Senior engineer in IoT wireless networks

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Technology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    20/05/2021 17:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/06/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    001-P-001662

OFFER DESCRIPTION

 

The Wireless Networking research group aims to explore new concepts, communication paradigms and technologies for future wireless networks. This job offer is part of the call for Emerging Technologies projects (RIS3CAT).

We are looking for a dynamic and autonomous person to design, implement and test communications protocols for wireless sensor networks. More specifically, the application of Machine Learning methods is sought to obtain a better performance and optimization of an ambiental monitoring network in an urban environment (Smart Cities).

His work will be done within the FEM IoT project, co-financed by the Directorate General of Research of Generalitat de Catalunya within the call RIS3CAT Emerging Technologies through the program for the European Fund for Regional Development (ERDF).

 

Research tasks

• Capture and documentation of requirements for the system

• Design and testing of different communication protocols

• Development of hardware elements for the integration of systems

• Testing and integration of components and system

• Creation of publications in congresses and magazines

Project management tasks

• Compliance with the goals of the work plan

• Drafting of reports

• Monitoring of the project with the rest of the consortium

Required technical skills

• Experience in programming applications and communication protocols for wireless networks or sensors, such as 6LoWPAN, IEEE 802.15.4, Zigbee

• Statistical knowledge for the analysis of results

• Use of simulation techniques

• Machine Learning Methods for network optimization

• Knowledge in embedded devices

• Knowledge in low consumption networks

Management skills

• Experience in participation and management of R & D projects (technical, budget, etc.)

• Catalan and English (minimum First Certificate in English). Other languages ​​will be valued

More Information

Benefits

 

Gross monthly salary to be assessed based on the value of the candidate. Full time (35 hours per week). Fixed-term contract with an approximate duration of 18 months.

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    TechnologyCommunication technology
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Technology: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Universitat Pompeu Fabra - ETIC
Spain
Barcelona
08018
Roc Boronat 138

EURAXESS offer ID: 636350

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