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Research Scientist - Network Infrastructure

Competitive salary

Ovens, Cork

Dell is a collective of customer-obsessed, industry-leading visionaries. We believe that technology is essential for driving human progress, and the technology we provide transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We recognize that over 100,000 employees across six continents have different interests and aspirations. We inspire, challenge and respect each and every one of them, every day. And we provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Research Scientist on our Dell EMC Research Europe team in Oven, Cork

The Research team delivers next-generation software application enhancements and new products for a changing world. Working at the cutting edge, we design and develop software for platforms, peripherals, applications and diagnostics — all with the most advanced technologies, tools, software engineering methodologies and the collaboration of internal and external partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work under limited supervision on tight schedule projects, with both internal and external teams.
  • Perform end-to-end steps involved in solution development, while establishing subject-matter expertise in key horizontal or vertical themes. Steps include design, development, implementation and validation.
  • Design and implement research prototypes that test emerging concepts
  • Work with the academic and business community to develop new techniques and to contribute to research in the area of advanced communication networks.
  • Prepare and review project deliverables documentation.
  • Assist in the development of research project proposals
  • Work in a dynamic team environment with strong technical aptitude.

Essential Requirements

  • Advanced degree (masters or PhD) in a relevant computer science, engineering or closely related field.
  • Background in virtualisation technologies, centralised networking, and security management; demonstrates a passion for networking and distributed programming
  • Solid understanding of computer systems networks, system administration and storage.
  • Strong programming skills with a solid understanding of object oriented languages and principles; solid hands-on coding with a modern programming language, C++, C#, Java, Ruby or Python.
  • General understanding of routing, switching and wLAN technologies including TCP/IP, Ethernet, VLANs. 

  • Good appreciation of WAN traffic engineering, QoS technology and network protocol stack development.
  • Experience and knowledge of service interface and public APIs. 

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of open-source projects and protocols such as Openstack, OpenFlow or Open Compute.
  • Accomplished skills in research and implementation; demonstrated capability to define research plans and carry out leading research.
  • Previous experience with EU Framework projects including day-to-day execution of tasks and development of deliverables.
  • Practical hands-on experience with IT infrastructure technologies; servers, storage, switches and virtualisation.
  • Aptitude for collaboration and engagement with multiple stakeholders including academics, internal product development teams, industrial partners and customers.


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Closing date: 21 September 2018

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Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell .

Job Family: Engineering Graduates Job ID: R65904

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