Research Programmer, Dept. of Computer Science


The Mobile & Internet Systems Laboratory (MISL) conducts basic and applied research in computer networking for mobile/wireless and multimedia systems. Led by Prof. Sreenan, the laboratory is supported externally by several Irish and international companies, Enterprise Ireland, the EU and Science Foundation Ireland.

MISL has an established international reputation for its research on wireless sensor networks and in this regard has been awarded a Commercialisation grant by Enterprise Ireland. This is a follow on to the successful D-Systems research project in collaboration with Tyndall National Institute.

Applications are now invited for the following position:

Embedded Systems Programmer (wireless sensor networks) – 6-month contract

The holder of this position will have an important overall role within the project, with responsibility for implementation and testing of embedded network protocols running on customized wireless sensor nodes.He/she will also be involved in producing complete protocol specifications, and interfacing the network to a simple database backend.

Applicants should ideally have experience in programming embedded systems and network protocols using the C programming language and the UNIX program development environment. Experience with interfacing programs to databases is desirable. Experience of programming with TinyOS would be a major advantage. The successful applicant will receive gross salary of up to Euro43K per annum depending on experience and qualifications. Funding is initially available for 6 months only, but the project may be extended subject to available funding and other constraints. This position is available from May 1 2007 and is open to applicants of any nationality.

Applications by email to Prof. Sreenan

Applications must include a full CV in PDF format only.  Closing date:  22 April 2007.

Please ensure that all emails have "Contract Post (D-Systems)" in the subject line.

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