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Technische Universität Berlin - Faculty IV - Institute of Telecommunication Systems / Next Generation Networks (AV)”

Technische Universität Berlin offers an open position:

Research Assistant - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen

part-time employment may be possible

Our department is looking for a research assistant for Open6GHub project. Open6GHub is a highly innovative project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with the aim of making contributions in an European context to a global 6G R&D process and standard that strengthens the technological sovereignty and the position of Germany and Europe in the international competition for the 6G: the next generation of communication networks, expected to be deployed from 2030 on.

Working field:

The research assistant is responsible for the implementation of the research activities of the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB), focusing on network performance optimizations, including:

  • Study of the state of the art in software networks optimization
  • Development of new design and concepts for network function placement and backhaul interconnectivity
  • Development of new algorithms for reliable data exchanges across networks
  • Implementation of practical validation tools based on third party software
  • Validating the new developed concepts and mechanisms
  • Presentation of the project results in journals, international and national conferences

A PhD thesis preparation stemming from the work is possible and highly suggested.


  • successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom oder Äquivalent) in Computer Science or equivalent (solid foundations of distributed computing and networking)
  • good knowledge of German and/or English required; willingness to acquire the respective missing language skills
  • strong knowledge in software networks and in communication systems
  • good knowledge in algorithms for networking
  • practical knowledge in prototype development
  • basics in working with Linux systems
  • basics in programming languages as C, Go, Rust
  • basics in scientific work and writing

Experience in one or more of the following areas are of advantage:

  • R, Matlab, Phython Pandas or any other known data processing tools
  • Network simulation environments such as OmNET++ or NS3
  • Knowledge of monitoring and data acquisition tools
  • Practical knowledge of SD-WAN tools, VPN, WireGuard, etc.
  • 5G networks, wireless communication, especially software implementation of 5G core network
  • Practical knowledge in development, installation and demonstration of testbeds and prototypes
  • Practical knowledge in optimization algorithms for resource sharing

The current funding phase ends on 31.07.2025, an extension after successful evaluation is being pursued.

What you can expect:
We offer you a dynamic working environment in cooperation with high-ranking telecommunications operators, manufacturers and R&D institutions in an interesting environment as well as an excellent scientific working environment in an internationally active, highly renowned technical university, an open communication climate as well as flexible working hours to reconcile work and family life.

How to apply:

Please send your application with the reference number and the usual documents (one file max. 5 MB) only via email to

By submitting your application via email you consent to having your data electronically processed and saved. Please note that we do not provide a guaranty for the protection of your personal data when submitted as unprotected file. Please find our data protection notice acc. DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation) at the TU staff department homepage: or quick access 214041.

To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät IV - Elektrotechnik und Informatik, FG Architekturen der Vermittlungsknoten (AV), Prof. Thomas Magedanz, Sekr. HFT 7, Einsteinufer 25, 10587 Berlin