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[ICS-1033] Software engineer position in distributed storage systems

Starting Date: Immediate
Duration: 1 to 3 years, extendable
Location: Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications
Application deadline: 30-Sep-2014


The Institute of Computer Science of FORTH ( at Heraklion, Crete, Greece, has an immediate opening for a full-time software engineer position, to work on efficient NoSQL systems for modern multicore servers in the context of an EU-funded research project.

Applicants must have:

  • A B.Sc. in computer science or related fields
  • Documented experience in the development of large software projects, with preference in those related to any of the following fields: data storage and management, "NoSQL" database management systems.
  • Strong systems review and analysis skills
  • Fluency in C, C++ and Java
  • Familiarity with at least one NoSQL system (e.g. HBase, Cassandra, Redis, Dynamo)
  • Willingness and ability for cooperative work in the context of a research team

Desired skills:

  • M.Sc. in computer systems
  • Experience on concurrency issues, inter-process communication and multi-threaded programming
  • Experience with performance measurement and optimization
  • Experience with test-based development
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms (e.g. Amazon AWS)

Applicants must submit the following in their correspondence:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Short statement of qualifications and interests
  • Names for three references


For more information or to apply please contact:
Prof. Angelos Bilas

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