Senior Research Assistant in CPU/GPU Satellite Modem

University of Hertfordshire
May 21, 2024
Offerd Salary:£31,396pa
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Post Title Senior Research Assistant in CPU/GPU Satellite Modem

SBU/Department: School of Physics, Engineering and Computer Science

FTE: 1.0 fte (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent / Fix Term

Salary: UH6 £31,396pa to £37,099pa with potential to progress by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: College Lane Campus, Hatfield

Main duties and responsibilities

To work on our new CPU/GPU Satellite Modem project, funded by the European Space Agency, in collaboration with Global Invacom. In this project you will work with a team of researchers in the 6G Cognitive Networking Laboratory to research and develop a software DVB-S2X/DVB-RCS2 Satellite Modem based on Software Defined Radio technology.

Skills and experience required

The postholder will require an understanding of digital communications systems and have experience in Matlab, Linux, C/C++, and Python. Experience with DVB/Satellite modems, SDRs and radio transceivers is not required, but is desirable.

Qualifications required

Degree at a minimum of 2:2 (or equivalent level 6 qualification), or higher qualification in a relevant discipline is essential for this role. Holding a masters or equivalent level 7 qualification is desirable.

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: FORMTEXT Prof Pandelis Kourtessis, Professor of Cognitive Networks, [email protected]

Closing Date : 21/05/2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 058935

Date advert placed: 07/05/2024

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