Programmable Network Research
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Opportunity Description

Programmable Network Research The Army Research Laboratory is developing Software Defined Network based communication channels for quantum metadata transport for interconnecting quantum nodes and sensors. So far no standard classical communication channel is defined to carry metadata between quantum devices. An area of research explores the use of SDN classical channel that will act like a bridge between the quantum and classical network layers. The selected candidate will contribute to the development of new SDN protocol extensions to create next generation programmable and intent aware networks for the army, allowing for real-time in-situ decision making. The candidate will also participate in the development of a framework for quantum sensor network using a brand new quantum entanglement testbed being established at our labs. Looking for a post-doctoral fellows with network programming experience and a strong numerical analytical skills. Familiarity with software defined Networking is plus but not required. Programming experience in Python and C++ is highly desirable. Experience with Linux and High Performance Computing environments will be beneficial to research on the projects the post-doc will be assigned. A Ph.D. in computer science or in any related fields is required and candidates getting ready to obtain their Ph.D. will also be considered for this opportunity. The candidate needs to have a green card while a US citizenship is preferred. Candidate will be place at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD locatiom Click here for more information

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