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Junior Researcher - Belgium  

Ghent University (company)


Posted on : 20 March 2017

Project Description

  •  The junior researcher will be involved in research on performance modeling and analysis of distributed storage systems. 
  • These systems store billions of objects of millions of users and performance modeling, analysis and optimization is of the utmost importance. 
  • Depending on the specific candidate, the research will either be fundamental or of a more applied nature (in cooperation with a company specialized in software for storage solutions).
  • The research has the potential to lead to a PhD.   

Profile of the candidate 
  • The candidate is expected to perform high-quality scientific research. 
  • The research is to be conducted in an open intellectual environment with priority to creative thinking and room for discussion.  

  • The candidate must hold a Master degree (or equivalent) at the time of hire, preferably in Engineering, Computer Science or Mathematics. 
  • The candidate must have a strong mathematical background. 
  • Good communication skills in English are required. 
  • Knowledge of queuing theory and/or simulation techniques would be a plus.