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Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty IV - Institute of Telecommunication Systems / Next Generation Networks (AV)”

Research Assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

under the reserve that funds are granted; part-time employment may be possible

The AV department is looking for a research assistant (m/f/d) for the CampusOS project. CampusOS is a highly innovative project funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) with the aim of establishing a technologically sovereign campus network ecosystem in Germany with emphasis on open and secure radio networks, lowering market entry barriers and thus opening the 5G communications market to new providers of industry-specific solutions for campus networks.

Working field:

The research assistant is responsible for the implementation of the research activities of the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), focusing on the optimization of disaggregated campus networks, including:
  • Analyzing requirements of specialized campus networks and defining and developing appropriate solutions and architectures
  • Study of the state of the art in disaggregation of network functions and optimization of software networks
  • Development of new algorithms and techniques to optimize data collection and processing, network function placement, robustness, and performance in disaggregated 5G RAN and core network environments Implementation of specific tools to integrate the developed algorithms based on third-party software
  • Validating the new developed concepts and mechanisms
  • Presentation of the project results in journals, international and national conferences

A PhD thesis preparation stemming from the work is possible and highly suggested.


  • successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent) in Computer Science or related field (solid foundations of distributed computing and networking required)
  • Very good German language skills
  • Very good English language skills
  • Strong knowledge in software networks and in communication systems
  • Good knowledge in algorithms for networking
  • Practical knowledge in prototype development
  • Good knowledge in solutions evaluation and validation
  • Basics in handling Linux systems and C programming
  • Basics in scientific work and writing

Experience in one or more of the following areas are of advantage:
  • R, Matlab, Python Pandas or any other know data processing tools
  • Network simulation environments such as OMNET++ or ns-3
  • Knowledge of monitoring and data acquisition tools
  • Practical knowledge of SD-WAN tools, VPN, WireGuard, etc.
  • 5G networks, wireless communication, especially software implementation of 5G core network
  • Practical knowledge in development, installation and demonstration of testbeds and prototypes
  • Practical knowledge in optimization algorithms for resource sharing

What you can expect:
We offer you a dynamic working environment in cooperation with high-ranking telecommunications operators, manufacturers and R&D institutions in an interesting environment as well as an excellent scientific working environment in an internationally active, highly renowned technical university, an open communication climate as well as flexible working hours to reconcile work and family life.

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents (one file max. 5 MB) only via email to

By submitting your application via email you consent to having your data electronically processed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guaranty for the protection of your personal data when submitted as unprotected file. Please find our data protection notice acc. DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) at the TU staff department homepage: or quick access 214041.

To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin -Fakultät IV- Elektrotechnik und Informatik, FG Architekturen der Vermittlungsknoten (AV), Prof. Thomas Magedanz, Sekr. HFT 7, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin