Fog Computing Developer (RE1/RE2)

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Fog Computing Developer (RE1/RE2)

Closing Date

Sunday, 31 December, 2017

About BSC

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center - Centro Nacional de Supercomputación (BSC-CNS) is the leading supercomputing center in Spain. It houses MareNostrum, one of the most powerful supercomputers in Europe, and is a hosting member of the PRACE European distributed supercomputing infrastructure. The mission of BSC is to research, develop and manage information technologies in order to facilitate scientific progress. BSC combines HPC service provision and R&D into both computer and computational science (life, earth and engineering sciences) under one roof, and currently has over 500 staff from 44 countries.

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Context and Mission

Fog Computing is a computing paradigm to provide solutions for complex IoT environments, smart cities and several other domains. In the scope of a smart city context, we are looking for excellent candidates interested in developing data analysis techniques.

The work of the selected candidate will be to join an international team of researchers currently developing Fog Computing orchestration technologies in collaboration with Cisco Systems. Some related materials can be found at:


Key Duties

  • Develop use cases for different applications of Fog Computing technologies in the scope of smart cities and emergency vehicles
  • Explore the security policies for the Internet of Things.
  • Implement communication mechanisms across several network protocols



  • Education
    • Having (or almost finished) a Ms.C Degree in Computer Sciences, Telecommunications or related discipline, and willing to enroll in a PhD program.


  • Essential Knowledge and Professional Experience
    • Excellent Knowledge on networking technologies (TCP/IP, MPLS, WLAN)
    • Excellent Knowledge on Docker containers and server virtualization technologies
    • Excellent Knowledge about the challenges found in Smart Cities environments
    • Knowledge on security frameworks, policies and algorithm would be valuable
    • Computing skills in high level computer languages (especially Java and C++ and Web Technologies) and experience with UNIX/LINUX environments and scripting languages


  • Competences
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
    • Ability to work in a professional environment within a multidisciplinary and international team
    • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and work under set deadlines and pressure
    • Capacity to interact and build strong relations with a diverse members/stakeholder/staff base
    • Willing to travel (mandatory)



  • The position will be located at BSC within the Computer Sciences Department
  • We offer a full-time contract, a good working environment, a highly stimulating environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, flexible hours, extensive training plan, tickets restaurant, private health insurance, fully support to the relocation procedures
  • Salary: we offer a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the candidate and according to the cost of living in Barcelona
  • Starting date: asap


Applications Procedure

All applications must include:

  • A motivation letter with a statement of interest, including two contacts for further references
  • A full CV including contact details



The vacancy will remain open until suitable candidate has been hired. Applications will be regularly reviewed and potential candidates will be contacted.


Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment

BSC-CNS is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable state or local law.


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