22/08/2022

Research Engineer, PhD Candidate


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Iquadrat Informatica SL
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
    EngineeringComputer engineering
    EngineeringElectronic engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/10/2022 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Spain › Barcelona
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Permanent
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/11/2022
  • 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 30th of September 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 EDUCATION LEVEL
    Computer science: Bachelor Degree or equivalent
  • 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.

Map Information

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: 828395

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