The Optical Networking & Sensing Department of NEC Labs America in Princeton, NJ is seeking a researcher scientist to conduct research primary in the area of autonomous network routing and provisioning. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and updating a functional provisioning algorithm for next generation optical transport system, with target application in 5G network and MEC architecture. The job function will also extend to modifying interfaces for new physical layer technologies and non-traditional architecture such as sensor networks.
The candidate should be creative in applying past experience to meet new technology goals and objectives. He or she should possess strong ability in network modeling/simulation and experiment to assist product design and implementation. The candidate should be able to work independently and as part of a team, show critical thinking and fast learning ability in problem solving. Our research leads to both award-winning NEC products and publications in top conferences.
Strong knowledge in Layer 2 and Layer 3 network protocols, services, and design (such as MAC layer, Ethernet framing, OTN)
Strong knowledge in machine learning methods for QoT optimization and failure management.
Good knowledge and experience in physical layer design, including switching node design (such as Open ROADM)
Good knowledge in SDN and NFV
Good knowledge of data center networking
Programming skills and hardware experience for network system development
PhD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) with 3+ years advanced research and development experience (industrial experience preferred)
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