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Research Assistant

Position Description: Research Assistant (Systems)

Summary

Position: Research Assistant (Systems)
Research Group:   Trustworthy Systems (TS)
Location: Sydney (UNSW, Kensington)
Reports to: Researcher
Position Profile: Contribute to the Trustworthy Systems group's research activities

Accountability and Associated Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, test and evaluate system-software components,
  • Research existing approaches and their applicability, and adopt/enhance as needed,
  • Understand, critically asses and evaluate locally developed as well as externally-sourced systems or components,
  • Develop project documentation and write reports on evaluations,
  • Contribute to the team's research activity,
  • Support the team to achieve the highest international standards of research,
  • Contribute to publications,
  • Maintain high ethical and performance standards.

Essential Requirements

  • Degree qualification in Computer Science, or related discipline; or close to degree
  • Strong understanding of operating systems design and implementation
  • Demonstrated systems skills, especially the ability to understand and modify large software systems
  • Strong C programming skills, especially with low-level software
  • Highly self-motivated and willing to learn new technology,
  • Commitment to ethical and professional standards,
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience with assembler programming, hardware design and formal methods,
  • Research achievements related to the team's research area,
  • Industry research and development experience or success at research interactions with industry.