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Trento, Italy 

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Information Technology

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Job Description:

CREATE-NET is seeking a well-motivated PostDoc on cloud computing and distributed system management to join the Smart Infrastructure area and in particular the team working on Cloud Architectures. The responsibility of the candidate will be to contribute to the research on the Cloud Computing with particular focus on cloud automation and cloud-native applications. The candidate is required as well to collaborate with the development team to validate the concepts elaborated through high-quality prototypes. The candidate should be familiar with Agile techniques, Open Source Cloud frameworks, Cloud APIs and willing to explore topics related to cloud automation and cloud-native applications.

Job Requirements:

The position requires 3 years research experience in the exploration of solution related to cloud computing and/or distributed systems.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in computer science (or 3 years equivalent research experience) or other related disciplines, and a proved experience in software development.
Job responsibilities include:
  • Perform research on cloud automation and cloud-native applications;
  • Develop prototypes in the context of Create-Net Cloud computing related activities;
  • Support the area in the acquisition of new research (e.g. H2020) and industrial projects.
Technical skills:
  • Working experience and knowledge of Object-Oriented programming (python).
  • Working experience and knowledge of distributed computing patterns.
  • Working experience and knowledge of Virtualization technologies and OpenStack.
  • Familiarity with Linux environment (mandatory).
Organizational skills:
The following organizational skills are requested for this position:
  1. autonomous thinking and problem solving skills;
  2. prioritization, time management skills and capability to adapt to dynamic environments;
  3. management of internal and external developers;
  4. ability to work hands-on and with little supervision.
How to apply: Please send your resume/CV in English, accompanied with 3 reference letters and a research statement to careers@create-net.org, specifying in the email subject: “POSTDOC ON CLOUD COMPUTING AND DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS”. Only applications submitted in English will be taken into consideration.

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Languages: CREATE-NET is an international research environment; as such proficiency in the English language is mandatory. Knowledge of Italian is a plus.
Working place: Trento, top ranked Italian city for quality of life and known for hosting a large number of cutting-edge worldwide recognized research institutions.
Working schedule: Full-Time, Availability to travel for short period is essential.


Employment Type:

Full time
Company Info
alla Cascata 56/D Povo - 38123 Trento - Italy
Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Phone: +393279776431
Web Site: http://www.create-net.org/
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