Head of Research Unit

Edge Computing
Inffeld Campus TU Graz, Inffeldgasse 25F, 8010 Graz, Austria

In the network of science and industry, Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) offers re­search in four pionee­ring divi­sions: Sensor Systems, RF Systems, Power Elec­tro­nics and System Inte­gra­tion. SAL – a great place to re­search. Within the System Integration division, we are looking for a leader of the new Research Unit ‘Edge Computing’.

Your future responsibilities

  • Building up a new Research Unit focusing on Edge Computing Systems and Software
  • Developing new concepts and architectures for edge computing systems for a broad range of IOT & CPS applications
  • Exploring novel SW/HW co-design methodologies for smart, distributed & connected systems, embedded devices and software-defined networking
  • Establishing an embedded SW development tool-chain with strong focus on open source SW
  • Leading the team towards the creation of scientific excellence and economic impact
  • Shaping the research program and project portfolio together with the Division Head and peers
  • Budget and resource planning and controlling of research unit
  • Setting up and managing of research project together with different industrial and scientific partners

Your profile

  • University graduate (PhD preferred) in computer science, information technologies, electronics engineering or similar
  • Excellent knowledge of concepts and architectures of smart & connected embedded systems:
    • Microprocessor and DSP architectures and designs
    • HW/SW system architectures and co-design
    • Embedded real-time SW (OS, Middleware, SW driver)
    • Wireless and wired connectivity protocols and interfaces
  • You are familiar with:
    • IOT applications and related end-to-end architectures from IOT endpoints and edge computing gateways up to the cloud
    • Embedded SW development toolchains & open source SW strategies
    • Data analytics, ML and AI
    • End-to-end security and functional safety
  • Multi-year experience in planning and execution of research and development projects with scientific/innovative targets

Important Facts

  • Beginning of the employment: as soon as possible
  • This position is endowed with a gross annual salary of € 90,000 based on the collective agreement for research („Forschungs-Kollektivvertrag“) and depending on your experience and skills.