Open position: R&D engineer on software infrastructures for geo-distributed large-scale storage systems

General information

Starting date: As soon as possible

Contract duration: 12 months

Salary: monthly gross salary between 2399.48 and 2586.30 € (depending on previous work experience)

Desired level of education:

Experience required: indifferent

Contact information:


This job offer corresponds to a R&D engineer position in the context of the "RainbowFS" collaborative research project, which gathers several academic research laboratories and one industrial partner.

The overall goal of the RainbowFS project is to study (i) new techniques for the design of geo-distributed, large-scale, storage systems that are safe, efficient and highly available, as well as (ii) the design of applications based on such storage systems.

The recruited engineer will be involved in the development and usage of tools allowing to evaluate/measure the correct operation, the availability and the achieved performance of the distributed storage system.

The main goals of these tools will be to:


The main activities associated with this position include:



Interested candidates are expected to:

Besides, a good knowledge of one or several of the domains listed below would be a plus:

Work context

This position is to be held at the LIG Laboratory (Grenoble Laboratory for Research in Computer Science - in Grenoble, France, within the ERODS research group. The laboratory is located in a recent building, on the campus of Saint Martin d'Heres, very close to Grenoble.

The recruited engineer will also have frequent interactions with the other (academic and industrial) partners of the above-mentioned "RainbowFS" research project.