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The IMDEA Software Institute (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies in Software Development Technologies) is a non-profit research institute promoted by the Regional Government of Madrid, Spain. The Institute’s goal is to perform the research of excellence required to devise methods that enable the cost-effective development of software products with sophisticated functionality and high quality, i.e., secure, reliable, and efficient.

More information about the Institute can be found at:

In the same manner that RedIRIS manages the National Network for Universities and Research Centers, Madrid Research Network (REDIMadrid) is the data network for research and higher education that provides high-speed connectivity to universities and research centers within the Madrid region.

REDIMadrid is funded by the Madrid Regional Government and managed by the IMDEA Software Institute. More information about the REDIMadrid can be found at:

We are seeking a Network Engineer to join our stable team in charge of managing, planning new deployments including an emerging quantum communication infrastructure. This includes the activities involved in European iniciatives like the project OpenQKD. The ideal candidate will have over 7 years of proven experience in skills amount the position, we are seeking a candidate with a global vision of a service provider, understanding how it works from the fiber side to the sides of the services.

If you like innovation and create new solutions to large network deployments and make them a reality, we are looking for you.

The tasks to be carried out will be, among others:


Candidates should meet the following requirements:

The following are desirable qualifications:

We Offer

Starting date

The starting date will be as soon as possible once the selection process has completed.

How to apply?

Applicants interested in the position should submit their application at selecting option 8 - Other and using reference code 2021-04-other-ing-redimadrid. Deadline for applications is May 21st, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For enquiries about the position, please contact David Rincón (name dot surname at imdea dot org).