Artificial Intelligence, Smart Data, IoT, Photonics, Satellite Localization and Blockchain are just some of the technologies managed and aimed at the realization of innovative projects in different
Artificial Intelligence, Smart Data, IoT, Photonics, Satellite Localization and Blockchain are just some of the technologies managed and aimed at the realization of innovative projects in different application sectors: from Industry 4.0 to Cybersecurity, from Intelligent Mobility to Agritech, from Space Applications to Medicine and Well Being, from Smart Cities to Cultural Heritage.
LINKS is a Foundation born from an agreement between Compagnia di San Paolo and Politecnico di Torino that has been operating for about 20 years at national and international level in the field of applied research, innovation and technology transfer in which work about 160 researchers. Its objective is to enhance the lever of research and innovation, contribute to the growth of the socio-economic system, activate large-scale processes and projects with significant impacts on the territory and establish a dialogue with the local, national and international business fabric, with a view to sharing and enhancing knowledge, experience and innovation.
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Research Area description
LINKS’ Future Cities & Communities (FCC) research domain supports private enterprises and Public Authorities to shape the cities and the communities of the future, accelerating the change towards innovation and sustainability, with the final goal of improving people’s quality of life.
FCC is composed of around 30 researchers with complementary competencies: transport, electric, environmental and biomedial engineers, mathematicians, computer and data scientists, urban and spatial planners.
FCC research is focused on 3 programmes: Mobility & Logistics, Climate, city & environment, ICT for energy & people.
FCC’s applied research projects are focused on: transport and mobility planning and modeling, sustainable, efficient and circular logistics, urban regeneration, user-centric planning and design, climate change and environmental impacts, environmental and energy innovation, blockchain applications and telemedicine.
Description of the activity required
LINKS Foundation is looking for a candidate passionate about shaping the future of society through the development of next generation applications, with a focus on DLT-based applications.
The candidate will participate in the design, development, evaluation and deployment of blockchain solutions within research and development projects funded by the European Commission or industrial partners.
His/her work will contribute to the development of toolkits, testing of ideas, and application of best practices to innovation projects.
S/he will apply her/his skills in a dynamic team that aims to have a pivotal role in applying cutting-edge best practices in different contexts.
MSc degree in Computer Science/Engineering
- 1-3 year work experience;
- excellent knowledge of blockchain fundamentals;
- full-stack software development (React.js, Node.js, Rest API, Databases);
- creative, proactive attitude joint with interest in working on development of innovative solutions;
- ability to work in a team and independently;
- proficient English level (both written and oral)
One or more of the following is considered a plus:
- previous experience in working with Ethereum, Eos and Hyperledger;
- experience of research or innovative project development;
- experience abroad
Contract type: full-time fixed term research contract
Duration: 12 – 36 months
Location/Workplace: LINKS Foundation (Turin – Italy)