Data Software Engineer For Digital Transformation (Ref. No. Cyi_Se_23_13)

Universities and Institutes of Cyprus
November 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A

3 Nov 2023

Job Information


The Cyprus Institute

Research Field

Computer science » Other

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Recognised Researcher (R2)



Application Deadline

26 Nov 2023 - 12:00 (Europe/Athens)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Hours Per Week


Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Reference Number


Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is a European non-profit Science and Technology oriented Educational and Research Institution based in Cyprus and led by an acclaimed Board of Trustees. The research agenda of the CyI is pursued at its five Research Centres: The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Centre (CaSToRC), the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Centre (STARC), the Energy Environment Water Research Centre (EEWRC), the Climate and Atmosphere Research Centre (CARE-C), and the Science and Technology Driven Policy and Innovation Research Centre (STeDI- RC). Considerable cross-centre interaction is a characteristic of the Institute's culture.

The Cyprus Institute invites applications for a highly qualified and motivated individual to join the Institute as a Data Software Engineer to support projects facilitating the Digital Transition/Transformation of companies and public organizations and pursue Research & Development (R&D) in the areas of High-Performance Data Analytics (HPDA), large-scale Data Science (DS) and Machine Learning (ML). The successful candidate will join the research and engineering teams, of the DiGiNN project (https: // www., and the EuroCC-2 project (https: // This position offers a unique opportunity for working in exciting R&D activities using state-of-the-art High-Performance Computing (HPC), “Big Data”, DS/ML methods, and interacting with both researchers and users of these technologies.

The initial period of the appointment will be for a duration of two years, with the possibility of renewal subject to performance and availability of funds. An internationally competitive remuneration package will be offered, which is commensurate with the level of experience of the successful candidate.

Responsibilities/activities to be involved in:

  • Participate in collaborative (DiGiNN, EuroCC) projects with academia/industry/public sector.
  • Conduct Digital Maturity Assessments
  • Liaise with end users to determine their operational needs to perform design of bespoke solutions
  • Provide consultation services for industry/public sector, including proof of concept projects in at least one of the following: HPC, “Big Data”, and/or DS/ML
  • Optimize and adapt existing software to benefit from HPC, “Big Data”, and/or DS/ML
  • Address users' application issues by providing high-level support
  • Collect and analyse data from various application domains.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, such as researchers, product managers, backend engineers, data scientists.
  • Contribute to project reports and deliverables.
  • Participate in training and user-support events.
  • Develop novel methods in any of the following: HPDA, machine learning/AI, data-driven computational science.
  • Requirements

    Research Field

    Communication sciences

    Education Level

    Master Degree or equivalent


    Required Qualifications

  • MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science or any other relevant field
  • Understanding of fundamental concepts in HPC, Data Management & Analytics, DS/ML
  • Proficient programming skills (preferably in Python) and some experience with at least one of the following: a) parallel programming, b) data analytics, c) deep learning frameworks
  • Experience with processing large and noisy datasets
  • Ability to present technical concepts to non-technical users
  • Understanding and application of good software engineering practices
  • Ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team while showing initiative and independence.
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language (written and verbal).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in parallel programming (MPI, OpenMP, CUDA)
  • Experience with git repository
  • Experience with Linux-based systems
  • Previous experience in a research/academic institution
  • Previous experience in writing technical reports
  • Experience in a similar position
  • Languages



    Additional Information

    Selection process


    For full consideration, interested applicants should process their application at The Cyprus Institute Exelsys Platform (https: // based on the instructions given. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae including a short letter of interest, and a list of three (3) referees (including contact information) (all documentation should be in English and in PDF Format). For further information, please contact Dr. Anixi Antonakoudi ([email protected]). Please note that applications which do not fulfill the required qualifications and do not follow the announcement's guidelines will not be considered.

    Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.

    The Cyprus Institute is an Equal Opportunities Employer certified from the Cypriot Ministry of Labor and also an HRS4R accredited Institution that adheres to the European Commission's “Charter & Code” principles for recruitment and selection.

    Contact person: Dr. Anixi Antonakoudi ([email protected])

    Reference number: CYISE2313

    Work Location(s)

    Number of offers available








    Postal Code



    Konstantinou Kavafi 20
    Where to apply


    https: //…





    https:// www.


    20 Constantinou Kavafi, Aglantzia, 2121 Nicosia


    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news