11/07/2022

Research Engineer, PhD Candidate


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Iquadrat Informatica SL
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceOther
    EngineeringComputer engineering
    EngineeringElectronic engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/08/2022 14:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2022
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The successful candidate will conduct both analytical and experimental system research in an existing 5G private platform offered by the company and will design innovative AI/ML techniques, aiming for the evolution towards 6G. In particular, the candidate will work with emerging Explainable AI models (XAI) that will control the network Decision Engines (DEs) aiming for full autonomy. Moreover, the AI/ML model explainability will help ensure that ML models behaves as expected. More innovative dynamic network slicing solutions will be investigated through novel zero-touch procedures and mechanisms.

More Information

Benefits

A full-time 3 years contract is offered. The starting date is flexible from September-October 2022.

You will work in an open space office environment in the centre of Barcelona, which promotes creativity, innovation, and collaborative research among senior and early-stage researchers. You can also choose to work from home, but you may need to attend the office whenever is needed for meetings or for team work. The tuition fees of the PhD program in the local university will be covered by IQUADRAT Informatica for 3 years

Selection process

Applications should include:

• Full CV, including a list of of three referees (name, email address, etc.).

• Cover letter stating the motivation and suitability of the candidate.

The application documents must be submitted in pdf format to the following email address rd_info@iquadrat.com

Reference number: Offer_05_2022

Deadline for the applications 15th of August 2022

Additional comments

IQUADRAT INFORMATICA S.L (IQU) is a technology company founded in 1997, with a focus on delivering System-Level evaluation tools for wireless networks. IQU R&D has been providing global solutions and services in the use of Internet and Telecommunications to companies and institutions that use information and communication technologies in commercial, marketing, management and business communication areas. IQU’s R&D has a focused business plan specifically intended on delivering a “new generation of tools for system level evaluation of wireless integrated communication systems towards the society digital transformation”. The R&D has extensive know-how in new concepts such as network/RAN virtualization, programmable networks, network slicing, cell-free, Artificial Intelligence and is also active in the fast-growing IoT paradigm with a plethora of vertical use cases. IQU´s R&D offers well established experimentation tools in 5G and IoT. IQU is active in many EU funded research projects related to 5G, 6G Smart Grid and IoT in collaboration with big European vendors and operators.

IQU´s R&D department is offering a grant to a motivated PhD candidate. The work focuses on the analytical evaluation as well as proof of concepts in inhouse experimentation platforms of AI-aided resource allocation solutions for 6G wireless networks. The successful applicant should have a Master degree in Telecommunications, Electronic Engineering or Computer Science.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Excellent research skills and analytical abilities are required, fluency in English (spoken and written), proactive communication skills and problem solving as part of a team, solid programming skills, strong record keeping, great work ethic and initiatives are essential characteristics. Previous experience in fields related to the specific positions is a plus.

The recruited researcher will be enrolled to the Ph.D. programme of local universities (UPC, UB, UOC etc.) under the supervision of Prof. Christos Verikoukis and one of the PhD holders of the IQUADRAT´s R&D.

IQU seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and, encourages women to apply.

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Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Iquadrat Informatica SL
Spain
Barcelona
Barcelona
08006
Carrer Doctor Rizal 10

EURAXESS offer ID: 811409

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