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High Performance Networking on Xen
Company name: NEC Europe Ltd.
Location: Heidelberg
Job description: Working language: English The position focuses on research and development, for both NEC internal R&D projects and for collaborative European R&D projects, of tiny, specialized VMs, streamlined hypervisors and modular software switches running on commodity hardware with a strong emphasis on performance, scalability, and extensibility (see for more details). Work objectives are software design and prototyping, publications as well as IPR creation. You will be responsible for carrying out the research and software development in a team of researchers. Applicants are sought with experiences, skills and interest in the following areas: • Programming proficiency in C/C++ and software development under Linux/FreeBSD • Low level kernel and driver programming • Performance measurement and optimization of software-based network systems • Familiarity with Xen • Programming proficiency in python a plus We are looking for individuals with a broad background in computer science and we expect at least a MSc or PhD degree in Computer Science or Telecommunications. A strong publication record at top tier research conferences together with strong interpersonal communications skills will be a definitive advantage. The NEC Laboratories Europe in Heidelberg provide an excellent working environment supporting individual creativity as well as strong teamwork. Initially the position is limited to 2 years.