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5GIC Systems Architect

Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  Competitive Salary
Fixed Term until 31 January 2019
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Monday 09 January 2017
Closing Date:  Tuesday 31 January 2017
Reference:  000817

The Insitute of Communication Systems home of the 5G Innovation centre is seeking to recruit one full-time 5G Systems Architect initially for two years to drive support and progress strategy in advanced Network research on 5G. The post holder will specifically work with and project manage a research team on European and EPSRC funded projects. The work will involve collaboration with 5GIC and funded project partners in the areas of Network Architecture, Network Orchestration/ Virtualisation, Context and Content Aware networking, and Intelligent/Autonomic networking.

For this opening, the successful applicant will be required to have extensive experience in industrial large project management and a deep knowledge of Mobile communications networking and the Internet with a specific focus on, software development, network virtualisation and intelligent self- organization.  The applicant will be expected to have completed several hands-on software development projects in their career, in the field of telecoms and followed the software lifecycle model from concept to validation. As part of this experience, the candidate will be expected to discuss the different telecoms labs and testbeds they have worked on and demonstrate their experience in this respect.

The following qualifications are required for this post:

·       Degree in Communications Engineering, Computing Science or related areas

·       Experience in Communication Networking protocols and Internet engineering

·       Experience in development of experimental testbeds and network planning software tools

·       In addition to industry technical management, experience in at least one of the following areas is desirable:

  • Cellular Core Networks
  • Next Generation Networking/Protocols
  • SDN/NFV/MANO
  • Artificial Intelligence/ SON/Autonomic Networking
  • Context-Aware Networking/ Modelling & User Profile management
  • Big Data Analytics

You will join an established research group within a 5*A research rated department with excellent computing and software infrastructure for first class research, modern facilities and close links with industry. You will have a unique opportunity to work in a multinational team from academia and industry in determining future 5G technologies.

Informal enquiries related to the project can be forwarded to Prof. Rahim Tafazolli at R.Tafazolli@surrey.ac.uk

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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