Technische Universität Berlin - Fakultät IV - Institut für Telekommunikationssysteme / FG Photonische Kommunikationssysteme
Research Assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen
part-time employment may be possible
Field of activity: Research and development tasks within the DFG project " Generalized Shaping and Precoding for Flexible Adaptation in Dynamic Optical Networks" (GAIN) in cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich Hertz Institute, HHI.
Activities include research and development in the field of optical communications with a focus on digital signal processing, coded modulation, and telemetry. This includes the study and development of methods for cross-layer optimization in optical communication networks, as well as the design and execution of experiments and supporting numerical studies. In addition, the tasks include the presentation of R&D results in the form of project reports, presentations, and journal articles, as well as the supervision of Master's and Bachelor's theses. There is an opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree.
Successfully completed university degree (master, diplom or equivalent) in the field of electrical engineering, communications engineering or related fields.
Very good knowledge of optical communications
Experience in characterization and modeling of optical communication systems.
Experience in programming with Matlab and/or C/C++
Experience with software development and version control software such as Gitlab
Fluent in English
Good German language skills or the willingness to learn them
Team player with a structured approach and the ability to independently develop ideas for new research activities
The following additional knowledge would be positive:
Good knowledge of DSP algorithms for digital coherent transmission.
Experience with VPIphotonics / VPItransmissionMaker
How to apply:
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