Cloud Development Researcher

  • Full-time
  • 1-5 vagas
  • Expira em 2 dias
  • Depending on the academic degree and professional experience of the candidate.
  • Full-time
  • 1-5 vagas
  • Expira em 2 dias
  • Depending on the academic degree and professional experience of the candidate.
  • Porto
  • Software / Hardware, Engenharias, Tecnologias de Informacao, Research / Pesquisa, Engenharia Informatica

Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research

O que procura nos candidatos

Personal Skills:

Candidates with experience in the development of backend systems and software for cloud systems are preferred. The candidate will work in close contact with IoT devices, so experience within this field will be highly valued. Interest in industrial applications will be valued. Previous working experience on relevant areas will be highly regarded. The candidate must be able to work autonomously and show excellent English communication skills.

Academic Qualifications:

Academic Master’s degree or equivalent academic qualifications (or equivalent second cycle complete) in the area of Informatics Engineering, Computer Science, or similar.

Other Skills:

-     Excellent programming skills in Java and Javascript,

-     Experience with development of backend systems;

-     Knowledge in blockchain technologies;

-     Proficiency in English both spoken and written.

Professional Experience:

More than three years of professional experience or research experience in R&D projects and backend development.

Que funções irão desempenhar

Job Description and Responsibilities:

The candidate will perform research activities within the Connected Things (Cyber-physical systems) group, namely in the area of edge & cloud computing. It is expected the candidate to contribute to the innovation area of Cognitive Connected Solutions and more specifically in blockchain technologies applied to a real-world industry scenario.

The candidate will work on the following tasks:

-     Definition and development of the proposed blockchain based approach for assuring traceability and safety of critical industry operational data;

-     Support in deployment of blockchain technologies;

-     IoT devices integration with blockchain technologies.

Quais os benefícios oferecidos

What we offer:

-     Excellent work conditions;

-     Being part of the team of one of the most renown applied R&D institutions of the world;

-     Adequate salary (depending on the academic degree and professional experience);

-     Private health insurance plan.

Outros aspectos a referir

Application Process:

Applications are permanently open until the ideal candidate is selected. A first “cut-off” to evaluate applications day will occur on the 14th of June 2021.

The selected candidate is expected to start working in July 2021.

Applications must contain:

-     CV – mandatory;

-     Motivation Letter – mandatory;

-     Recommendation Letters are optional but also welcome.



The research activities in the scope of this job opportunity are planned to be developed within the framework of projects:

-     NewGenTSFAE – New Generation Test Systems for Future Automotive Electronics, with reference POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046990.

-     ConnectedHealth – Smart and End-to-end Healthcare Management Platform, with reference POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046858.

About Us:

Fraunhofer Portugal’s mission to undertake applied research of direct utility to private and public enterprises and of wide benefit to society currently materializes itself through the Fraunhofer Portugal Research Center for Assistive Information and Communication Solutions (AICOS), located in Porto and born in 2009 following a partnership between the Fraunhofer Society (Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft), the Foundation for Science and Technology and the University of Porto.

With a team of over 80 hired researchers and a client portfolio from a broad range of areas, such as health, agriculture, retail or energy, AICOS has consolidated competence in:

·       Human-Centred Design;

·       Artificial Intelligence;

·       Cyber-physical systems.

User analysis in different environments, computer vision, cognitive and decision support systems, and the internet of things are some of the fields of study in this research centre which steers its activities towards applied research and its clients’ success, with whom it establishes close cooperation for the development of innovative, intuitive, accessible and ubiquitous technological solutions. Currently, the innovation themes of interest to AICOS are the following:

·       Cognitive connected solutions;

·       Digital farming;

·       Accountable artificial intelligence;

·       Decentralised health technology;

·       Living and ageing with data.

AICOS’ track record in institutional and commercial collaborations has built a vast network of active partners. Since 2009, AICOS has been involved in 10 European projects and established partnerships with over 150 organizations in 31 countries.

In order to expand our team, AICOS is interested in applications from candidates feeling to contribute in the particular fields addressed by the centre. We are looking for team players capable of providing excellent qualifications and the skills described above.

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