|Τμήμα||Τμήμα Ηλεκτρολόγων Μηχανικών και Μηχανικών Πληροφορικής|
|Είδος Απασχόλησης||Πλήρης απασχόληση|
The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence (www.kios.ucy.ac.cy) at the
University of Cyprus announces five (5) Software Engineer positions, for full-time or part-time
employment. The successful candidates will analyze, design, implement, maintain and document
software solutions under multiple KIOS projects funded by the European Union, including the
flagship KIOS CoE Teaming project, as well as national or industry-funded projects. Applicants
are expected to have physical presence to the KIOS CoE in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Short Description/Duties and Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will participate in various parts or specific parts of the software
development cycle, such as identifying software system requirements, perform software system
analysis, design and implement software programs/systems, maintain (review, troubleshoot,
debug and upgrade) existing systems, develop program and/or system documentation, including
description reports, user-manuals, administrator-manuals, flowcharts/layouts/diagrams and
coordinate small teams and/or small-scale projects related to their expertise. Further, they will
assist in the preparation of reports and project deliverables.
Profile of the ideal candidate:
The ideal candidate must possess excellent programming skills, , have excellent team-working skills, have strong self-management skills and very good knowledge of the English Language. Must possess technical and analytical skills and the knowledge needed to perform specific information technology, mathematical or scientific tasks, and must be able to collect and analyze information, solve problems and make decisions. In addition, he/she should have the abilities of critical thinking and complex-problem solving, where he/she should be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to specific problems. Finally, he/she must also exhibit knowledge of the application of principles used in the field of engineering, to the design, development, testing, deployment and management of software systems.
Job-Specific Skills and Expertise:
The applicants can be junior entry level or experienced research engineers. They need to demonstrate good understanding in some of the skills in one of the following areas, and an interest
to learn new topics. Please note that training will be provided upon hiring to enhance knowledge on
the below areas:
• Back-end design (RESTful API, Python/Java, PHP)
• Database systems (Relational, Graph)
• Knowledge of Telecommunication protocols (e.g., LoRaWAN, Z-wave, Zigbee)
• Experience with PLC programming.
• IoT Platforms (e.g., FIWARE, ThinkSpeak
• Mobile Application Development, (e.g., Android Studio – Java, iOS Xcode – Swift, React,
• Experience in computer vision and/or image processing pipelines, including traditional
statistical methods and feature extraction approaches, 3D Geometry and point-cloud
analysis, and deep learning (detection, segmentation)
• Embedded software development platforms for algorithm implementation and machine
learning (such as NVIDIA Jetson family) is a plus, and experience in prototyping real-time
applications (e.g., TensorRT)
• Good knowledge of machine learning and statistics (supervised learning, unsupervised
learning, time-series analysis and forecasting)
• Experience with the packages: pandas, scikit-learn and TensorFlow / Keras or PyTorch.
• Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or other
relevant field from an accredited institution.
• Previous experience will be considered an advantage.
The positions are on a contract basis. Initially, a one-year contract will be offered but this is
renewable based on performance. The annual salary includes employee’s contributions,
depends on the candidate’s qualifications and expertise and will be between €21,000 – €30,000
gross. The 13th salary bonus is incorporated in the monthly salary. Maternity leave will be granted
based on Social Insurance Laws from 1980 until 2012.
Interested candidates should submit the following items online through the link:
i. Cover letter that specifies their employment availability date and why they want to pursue
a career at KIOS CoE.
ii. Short description of their academic and research experiences (can be combined with the
cover letter) (1 page maximum)
iii. A detailed curriculum vitae in English or in Greek
iv. Copies of transcripts of BSc/MSc/PhD degree(s)
v. Identify at least two referees that can provide reference letters.
The applications should be submitted as soon as possible, but not later than Sunday, 31st of
January 2021, at 5 pm. The evaluation will begin immediately upon receival of the application.
For more information, please contact the KIOS Center of Excellence, by phone at +357
22893460 or via e-mail at email@example.com .
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