Systems and Machine learning Research Staff Positions at IISc

Research staff positions are available in the DREAM:Lab, Department of Computational and Data Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. This is a fast-paced technical position which involves research and development into Big Data platforms, Edge and Cloud computing, and applied Machine Learning. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn state-of-the-art topics on distributed systems and data science, and apply them to projects of national importance related to smart cities, genomics and COVID-19 management. There will be opportunities to work with post-graduate students, develop software prototypes, run large-scale systems experiments and publish research papers at leading venues. Past staff members have gone on to do higher studies abroad at top universities.

Candidates should have a B.E. or B.Tech. degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related subjects within the past 5 years. Those with M.S. or Ph.D. degrees are also invited to apply. Industry experience is strongly encouraged. Candidates should have strong programming skills, preferably in Java and Python, with experience in working with large code-bases. Participation in competitive coding is a plus. Those with working knowledge of Big Data platforms like Apache Spark, Cassandra and HDFS, Cloud platforms like Azure and AWS, and machine learning tools like TensorFlow are preferred.

The position are open with a join date of July 1, 2020 and will be for a duration of 12 months or longer. Pay will be as per Government of India DST norms, and based on academic qualifications and experience. Work-from-home option is available as per the prevailing COVID-19 situation.

Interested candidates should email their detailed resume to simmhan@iisc.ac.in with subject line “Research staff: <Your Name>”. Appointments will be made on a rolling basis, as and when suitable candidates are identified. More details of the research done in the lab are available at: http://cds.iisc.ac.in/faculty/simmhan/