Wireless Networks

RF Systems
Science Park 1, Altenberger Straße 69, 4040 Linz, Austria

We are establishing a world-class research lab for secure wireless sensor & actuator communication networks with focus on factory communications and enabling cyber-physical systems applications. In close cooperation with universities and leading industry partners, the research activities will cover e.g. dependable and flexible edge computing gateways bridging between wireless and wired communication under the stringent real-time constraints of Industrial IoT. The research results shall support standardization and development of industrial wireless sensor and actuator networks, and shall open new perspective on applications in control engineering.

Your future responsibilities

  • Assessment and improvement of leading wireless technologies
  • Research in multidisciplinary teamwork within RF, sensor design, cyber physical systems and software
  • Theoretical analysis, simulation and experimental wireless network development in the field of real time factory communication
  • Interfaces between phyiscal sensors and RF communications
  • Development of testbeds to realize various wireless sensor networks including data analysis

Your profile

  • Master/PhD in Electrical and/or Communication Engineering or in Computer Science
  • Excellent MATLAB, Python, C/C++ programming skills are required
  • Hands-on experience in coding, testing, iterative improvement, and documentation of sensor networks is required
  • Experience on wireless LAN MAC layer protocol design and/or analysis is preferred
  • Experience in communication system simulation or network simulation, such as ns-3, OPNET, or omnet++, is preferred
  • Familiarity with at least two of the following topics is required: millimeter wave technologies, sensor network technologies, distributed networking technologies, wireless LAN systems, or wireless PAN systems
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team is a must
  • English as working language is required

Important facts

  • Beginning of the employment: as soon as possible
  • This position is endowed with a gross annual salary of € 42,742 based on the collective agreement for research („Forschungs-Kollektivvertrag“) and depending on your experience and skills.

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