Senior V2X Machine Learning Researcher
Fundació i2cat
Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
hace 5 días

The i2CAT Foundation is looking for a Senior Researcher to join the V2X Research Line within the Mobile and Wireless Internet (MWI) group at i2CAT.

The successful candidate will participate in the design and implementation of 6G technology enablers to build future vehicular digital twins.

In particular, the main tasks and responsibilities of the candidate will be :

  • Development of a vehicular digital twin framework powered by Artificial Intelligence techniques to facilitate the deployment of cooperative driving and fully automated driving use cases.
  • Participate in the dissemination activities of R+D projects, contributing to the elaboration of technical papers to be submitted to conferences and journals.
  • Support in the preparation of R+D project reports and all related documentation related to reporting and review phases of the projects.
  • Lead and coordinate the elaboration of new Horizon Europe project proposals dealing with Cooperative Connected and Automated Mobility (CCAM) and vehicular communications.
  • The team of the V2X Research Line currently participates in several projects including :

  • The national 6GTWINROAD project ( https : / / / la-fundacio-i2cat-rep-una-subvencio-per-a-projectes-de-recerca-i-innovacio-en-5g-avancat-i-6g / )
  • The H2020 CARAMEL project ( https : / / / )
  • The H2020 5GMED project ( https : / / / 5gmed / )
  • The H2020 CPSosAware project ( https : / / / )
  • The H2020 PLEDGER project ( http : / / / )
  • The Cervera INTEGRA network ( https : / / / projects / integra / )
  • Several technology transfer projects with companies where the team is developing custom extensions of the ETSI G5 stack and applications running on top of the stack.
  • The team of the V2X Research Line has proven experience in developing V2X communication stacks, leading for example the implementation of security in the popular Vanetza open-source V2X protocol stack ( https : / / github.

    com / riebl / vanetza / pull / 130). The team often executes high level end-user demonstrations of V2X and 5G concepts, e.

    g. ( https : / / / news / mercabarna-commits-to-5g-technology-in-order-to-prevent-accidents-at-work-with-industrial-vehicles / ).

    The team has also wide experience on vehicular simulators, such as Omnet++, SUMO and CARLA, and is used to work with state of the art V2X modules, 802.

    11p and CV2X, from main vendors.

    Who we are :

    The i2CAT Foundation is a non-profit research and innovation center that promotes mission-driven R&D activities on advanced Internet architectures, applications, and services.

    More than 15 years of international research define our expertise in the fields of 5G, IoT, VR, and Immersive Technologies, Cybersecurity, Blockchain, AI, and Digital Social Innovation.

    The center partners with companies, public administration, academia, and end-users to leverage this knowledge in order to meet real social and business challenges.

    The greatest value of i2CAT is the talent of the people who make up our human team. We enjoy a team of people from more than 13 different nationalities and work every day to create and foster a work environment where we all feel comfortable creating, innovating and growing.

    Want to know more? Visit our webpage!

    What do we offer?

  • Work from our offices or from home, whichever works best for you. We ask for two days in person at the office to coordinate with the rest of the team.
  • This is a full-time vacancy
  • We have a flexible work schedule respecting your work-life balance
  • Reduced working hours on Fridays and in July and August
  • Fix + variable salary
  • Optional benefits : Travel pass, restaurant vouchers, nursery services support, medical insurance
  • Annual leave of 25 working days (the usual 22 + 3 additional ones)
  • Discount for the UPC gym
  • We have fruit in the office to promote a healthy lifestyle
  • If you are interested, you can participate in events of your sector.
  • You will work with a laptop. You can choose your operative system, Mac, Linux or Windows.
  • You can develop your own and personal training programme with our support
  • We will work so that you have a career plan to promote your growth and development.
  • Where will you do it?

    At i2CAT we already have an established work-from-home’ policy for some time. You can work from home or from the office, whichever suits you best.

    We expect that you attend the office two days per week : one to stay connected with your team and another one to engage with other colleagues

    If you decide to come to the office, we are located in Zona Universitària, next to the Campus Nord of the UPC, within a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.

    It is a very well-connected area (metro, tram, bus) with bars and restaurants around.

    Our offices are designed with an open-office concept where everything is light and transparency. We have a variety of workspaces so that you don't have to be at the same table all day.

    i2CAT is an organization committed to equal opportunities. That is why we seek to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented, and therefore explicitly encourage female candidates to apply.

    I2CAT is an organization committed to creating an environment where we celebrate diversity, and where we provide the dedicated support that our employees need, regardless of their disability.

    If what you have read sounds good to you... let’s have a coffee and we will tell you more!

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    Minimum requeriments :

  • PhD in communications, computer science, or electrical engineering.
  • Proven expertise and hands-on experience in Machine Learning.
  • Knowledge in simulation tools for vehicular communications, e.g., Omnet++, SUMO, ns-3, and CARLA.
  • Knowledge in protocol stacks for V2X communications : ETSI G5 stacks, IEEE 802.11p, C-V2X and 5G.
  • Hands-on experience in C, C++, Python, and Linux.
  • Desired requeriments :

  • Proven expertise and research track in vehicular traffic modeling and simulation in urban and interurban scenarios.
  • Proven record track in FP7 or H2020 projects, occupying technical leadership positions as work package leader, task leader or technical coordinator.
  • Experience leading H2020 proposals.
  • Experience leading technical teams.
  • Knowledge of the CCAM research ecosystem in Europe and Spain
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