EU Funding R&D Specialist

General Purpose

EU Funding R&D Specialist can comfortably move between the worlds of networking, security, systems and software. In addition, the EU Funding R&D Specialist evaluates tenders and project proposals, monitor projects and assist with designing policies and programmes. This includes the Horizon 2020. The candidate will collaborate with the other team members to orient, design and prototype solutions that meet customer/market expectations and ensure the compliance to standards.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Assist in project proposal writing
  • Tracking project activities and contributing to the relevant deliverables
  • Monitoring funding opportunities
  • Engage a wide diversity of technologies and chain innovations
  • Support in project management, especially within the European Framework System
  • System Integration in testbeds and prototyping of new functionalities
  • Supporting the Clients throughout the project life cycle, from concept generation to project implementation
  • Taking the initiative in devising and implementing problem solving solutions
  • Update process documentation and team portals
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
  • 3GPP LTE and 5G network architecture & protocols
  • Expertise in mobile broadband (eMBB), massive machine-type communications (mMTC),ultra-reliable low latency communication (URLLC), 5G-LAN support, 5G-Multicast and5G-TSN
  • Expertise in edge computing architectures, both based on the ETSI MEC standard and proprietary solutions (AWS)
  • Programming and scripting abilities
  • Experience with solutions and system for private networks
  • Capable of theoretical and application-oriented research in network dependability
  • Experience with cloud technologies, in particular AWS
  • Understanding of networking protocols (e.g., IPSEC, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, QoS)
Soft skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Analytical mind and problem-solving attitude
  • Teamworking ability
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Keen to learn, grow and master new skills and resources

Degree / Bachelor degree:

  • Telecommunications (M.Sc. required, Ph.D. preferred)
  • Computer Science (M.Sc. required, Ph.D. preferred)
  • Training on the job & Coaching Program
  • Have access to a generous career building and personal development training program and budget, internal training.
  • Required languages English and Italian; other languages French and German
What we offer
  • Opportunity to work with a skilful team
  • Possibility to join conferences and courses around Europe for continuous improvement
  • Access to company benefits that include a subsidized gym membership
  • Remote friendly environment
  • Free lunch, fresh fruit, coffee and tea
  • Team building events
Inclusion & Diversity

Our Inclusion & Diversity strategy aims to break down all barriers and eliminate prejudice. We are committed to providing an accessible, inclusive, open and welcoming workplace environment for people with different abilities, backgrounds, lifestyles, sexual orientation, gender identity, needs and expectations, helping all individuals to make the most of their professional potential.

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We are an equal opportunities employer.

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