OFERTA RESEARCH TECHNICIAN (REACH)

DATA DE PUBLICACIÓ

01/09/2017

DATA LÍMIT PRESENTACIÓ OFERTES

15/09/2017

EMAIL ENVIAMENT CV

call@icra.cat

DESCRIPCIÓ DE L'OFERTA

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JOB

  • Job location:  ICRA – Catalan Institute for Water Research, Girona, Spain
  • Number of positions available: 1
  • Expected start: 1/10/2017
  • Temporal position. The position for 12 months
  • Gross salary package: 18.000 €

 

JOB PURPOSE / PROJECT DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a highly motivated person in the field of programming and electronics. The candidate would join a team in charge of developing web-based applications for the water sector. Our vision is to develop tools for the society (free and Open source) so that highly valuable information is generated and transferred to the research sector to enhance our knowledge and to tackle important societal challenges.

The job includes the development of a web-based application for urban wastewater systems to assess the environmental impacts. The job is related to the REaCH project funded by MINECO (Ministry of Spain). The candidate will take responsibilities in coding the web-based application following the templates provided by ICRA. The platform includes direct (from energy consumption) and indirect CO2 emissions (e.g. N2O and CH4 from sewers and WWTPs). The platform will incorporate environmental impact assessment following a life-cycle assessment approach. The tool is supported by the International Water Association, having wide visibility within the water sector. In addition the technician will participate in the deployment of the first Lora gateway in Girona to start a IoT community.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Coding of the web-based tool, starting from ICRA templates, using html and json.

- Develop an energy consumption monitoring module.

- Link to other researchers involved in the project to get their inputs into the web-based platform.

- Link to an LCA specialist to provide the equations needed into the platform.

- Deployment of the Lora gateway

 

EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & SELECTION CRITERIA

Must Have – Required

Experience:

Experience in a working environment (minimum of 6 months)

Experience in programming ( Javascript, PHP o similars (Express, ASP, RoR, etc.), HTML5/CSS3,   MySQL/MongoDB, Python, Git / Github,         Linux / Bash)

Experience in electronics​

Knowledge:

Studies on Industrial engineering, informatics, electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, telecommunications engineering.

Skills:

The important is to have a strong background on programming and knowledge on electronics (specially what regards to Arduino, Lora, etc.)

Experience in the energy and/or water sector

We will value as well experience in -  C/C++/C#/Java, R / Matlab / Simulink, Comandes AT, Ruby, Node JS, Scala, Advanced Statistics, Biological background, Machine Learning,    Arduino / Raspberry Pi, Go Lang, Matplotlib / d3js

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & ENTITLEMENTS

Working conditions: Employed in compliance with Spanish legislation and regulations. Employees receive the benefits of the Spanish Social Security system covering sickness, maternity/paternity leaves and injuries at work.

International Environment: The opportunity to join a prestigious international research institution and become a member of a young and growing research group.

Continuous training in a high-quality environment.

 

HOW TO APPLY & SELECTION PROCESS

Documentation Submitted:

CV

Motivation letter

Academic titles

 

Aplications and DeadlineDeadline for applications:

Send the required documents to call@icra.cat indicating ref. ‘Tech_REACH’ in the subject of the email.

The deadline to submit the required documentation is September, 15th 2017.

 

Selection process:

  • Pre-selection: will be based on CV, experience, skills and motivation letter.
  • Interviews: Short-listed candidates will be interviewed. A programming test will be requested at the interview.
  • Offered Position: Job Offer will be sent to the successful candidate after the interview.

 

 

In ICRA we are committed to maintaining and developing a work environment in which the values and principles of our organization are respected and equal opportunities between women and men be promoted in each of the areas in which we operate, not tolerating discrimination based on criteria such age, sex, marital status, race, ethnicity, disabilities, political leanings or sexual orientation. 

Recruitment will be carried out as provided for in Article 15 of Royal Legislative Decree 1/1995 of 24 March passing the text of the Workers' Statute Act, in accordance with the provisions of Article  2 of Royal Decree 2720/98 of 18 December (B.O.E. 8 January 1999), Act nº 12/2001 of July 9 (B.O.E. 10 July) and concordant regulations.

The principle of equality between men and women is taken into account, in accordance with Article 14 of the Spanish Constitution, the EU Directive of 9 February 1976 and the provisions of the Agreement of the Council of Ministers of March 4, 2005, passing the Plan for gender equality in the General State Administration.

Universal accessibility for persons with disabilities is taken into account, in accordance with paragraph 2 of Article 1 of Act nº 51/2003 of 2 December on equal opportunities, and 5% of vacancies are reserved provided the candidates pass the selection processes and are able to accredit disability and compatibility in performing the tasks so that we will progressively reach 2% of the total workforce.