Research Assist­ant in Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Ana­lysis
Technical University Berlin Insti­tute of Tele­com­mu­nic­a­tion Sys­tems

Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Fac­ulty IV - Insti­tute of Tele­com­mu­nic­a­tion Sys­tems / Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Ana­lysis

Research Assist­ant - salary grade E13 TV-L Ber­liner Hoch­schu­len

part-time employ­ment may be pos­sible

Research fun­ded by the ERC grant Res­ol­u­tioNet pro­ject - Resolv­ing the Tussle in the Inter­net: Map­ping, Archi­tec­ture, and Policy Mak­ing ( at Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Ana­lysis (IMA,

Work­ing field:

The research assist­ant will do advanced research in the areas of Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Inter­net Sys­tems. Work­ing lan­guage is Eng­lish.
  • Col­lec­tion and ana­lysis of large-scale Inter­net/Web data­sets
  • Research on secur­ity and pri­vacy issues of net­worked sys­tems and the Inter­net
  • Col­lab­or­a­tion with some of the best research groups in aca­demia and the Inter­net R&D industry in Europe and the US
  • Dis­sem­in­a­tion/pub­lic­a­tion of the research res­ults at the most com­pet­it­ive inter­na­tional con­fer­ences in the area of Inter­net research


  • Suc­cess­fully com­pleted uni­versity degree (Mas­ter, Dip­lom or equi­val­ent) in Com­puter Sci­ence or a closely related field by the time of appoint­ment is required.
  • Advanced exper­i­ence in col­lect­ing and ana­lyz­ing large-scale Inter­net (e.g., pass­ive BGP, act­ive DNS, act­ive prob­ing, act­ive scan­ning data­sets) and Web data­sets (e.g., Web crawl­ing data­sets) and/or build­ing net­work sys­tems in the Inter­net is required
  • Advanced exper­i­ence in Python and script­ing lan­guages is required
  • Advanced knowedge of net­work pro­to­cols and archi­tec­tures (e.g., DNS, BGP, HTTPS, TLS/SSL) is required
  • Exper­i­ence in stat­ist­ical ana­lysis and data min­ing/ machine learn­ing, e.g., with R or Python is a plus
  • Exper­i­ence with data-intens­ive archi­tec­tures (e.g., Hadoop and Spark) is a plus
  • Excel­lent oral and writ­ten skills in Eng­lish are required; will­ing­ness to learn Ger­man

How to ap­ply:

Please send your applic­a­tion with the ref­er­ence num­ber and the appro­pri­ate doc­u­ments (includ­ing a (1) cover let­ter, (2) a Cur­riculum Vitae with a list of pub­lic­a­tions (if avail­able) and thesis title) by email (in a single pdf file, max 5 MB) to Prof. Smarag­da­kis at and 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 - Der Präsid­ent - Fak­ultät IV, Insti­tut für Telekom­munika­tionssysteme, FG Inter­net Meas­ure­ment and Ana­lysis, Prof. Smarag­da­kis, Sekr.MAR 4-4, March­str. 23, 10587 Ber­lin
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Num. of em­ploy­ees:
ca. 8300
  • Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
  • gradu­ate pos­i­tion
  • research assist­ant
Cat­egory (TU Ber­lin):
  • Research assist­ant without teach­ing oblig­a­tion
until 31/01/2022
full-time; part-time employment may be possible
Start­ing date (earli­est):
At the earli­est poss­ible
Salary grade E13
  • com­puter sci­ences
Field of stud­ies:
  • com­puter sci­ence
Level of edu­c­a­tion:
Master, Diplom or equivalent
Lan­guage skills:
  • English (fluently written and spoken)
  • German (beginner)

Make an Ap­plic­a­tion

Clos­ing date:
Re­ference num­ber:
By mail:
Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät IV, Institut für Telekommunikationssysteme, FG Internet Measurement and Analysis, Prof. Smaragdakis, Sekr.MAR 4-4, Marchstr. 23, 10587 Berlin
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