The Resilient Computing and Cybersecurity Center (RC3) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is looking for several Computer Systems Specialists with strong documented experience and competence in one or more of the following specialties: systems engineering, software engineering, network engineering.
The successful candidates will be offered a multi-faceted and quite complete career track, by leading the set-up of the computing and networking infrastructure for the RC3 labs; overseeing local Information Technology systems; and participating to research and development activities.
Namely, they will be called to: set up, manage and enhance environments and frameworks to support the Center's activity, namely its dedicated computing and networking subsystems, local IT subsystems such as Web and shared repositories, SW systems and development platforms; support and be involved in the researchers' activities and projects, namely experiments, proof-of-concept prototypes and demonstrators.
- Implementing the set-up of the computing and networking infrastructure for the RC3 labs
Supporting the ambitious project of establishing the RC3 common use lab, composed of two units: Distributed Cyber Physical Systems (DCPS) Lab Unit; Resilient and Cyber-Secure Cloud (RCSC) Lab Unit. Develop, procure, install, test, update, maintain, and upgrade the networking and computing assets. Assisting in solving failures and managingperformance and update issues. Implement the best practices, system and human level, for the dependable and secure operation of the Center’s systems and networks, protecting operations, data and communications, and ensuringavailability, robustness and usability. Documenting equipment and creating workflows and other process management tools for team members to follow.
- Developing Information Technology applications and software systems
Ensuring the efficient and effective operation of RC3 local IT subsystems such as Web and shared repositories, SW systems and development platforms. Defining, procuring, configuring, imoplementing and managing software solutions, in order to enhance the Center’s activity. Providing training and expert advice to users as needed. Ensuring alignment with IT policy standards. Assisting in the technical implementation of the digital communication plans and contents.
- Contributing to research and development activities
The successful candidates will have the opportunity of enhancing their career, by participating to ambitious but captivating R&D activities, supporting and being involved in the researchers' activities and projects, namely innovative experiments, proof-of-concept prototypes and demonstrators.
- Performing other related ad-hoc tasks as needed
We welcome candidates with a Master’s or PhD degree in computer engineering or computer science or a related field.
We consider as an advantage: 4+ years of experience; general cybersecurity expertise; a mature understanding of the technological and business aspects of modern ICT systems; previous experience in academic or research environments.
- Technical skills
We seek candidates who exhibit a strong documented experience and competence in one or more of the following specialties: systems engineering, software engineering, network engineering, cybersecurity (transversal).
Depending on the specialty(ies), we expect documented experience in one or more of:
- Soft skills
Please complete the application form(s) and upload all of the following materials:
Because of the high volume of applications that we usually receive, only applications submitted through the apply link will be considered. Applications will be pre-screened as soon as they are received and will deserve full consideration through cut-off date
Cut-off date for applications: November 6, 2022.
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to submit your application.
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