Post-Doctoral position in Internet of Things - 12 month contract

Job description

IMT Atlantique

1. Context

Présentation of IMT Atlantique :

IMT Atlantique, internationally recognized for the quality of its research, is a leading general engineering school under the authority of the Ministry of Industry and Digital Technologies, ranked in the 3 main international rankings (THE, SHANGAI, QS). With three campuses in Brest, Nantes and Rennes, IMT Atlantique aims to combine digital technology and energy to transform society and industry through training, research and innovation.

Job environment :

Within the teaching and research department in "network systems, cybersecurity and digital law" (SRCD), you will work in the field of the Internet of Things within the OCIF research team

2. Objective

You will work on the Mandjet platform offering an open environment for photovoltaic electricity production. The goal of the mission will be to implement and evaluate the monitoring tools of the production and consumption of electricity related to the platform. In particular, the DLMS standard will be studied and its interaction with the header compression and time series mechanisms developed within the team. In addition to a demonstrator, the capacity of LoRaWAN and NB-IoT networks for remote reading will be evaluated. The experimental evaluation will be performed on a platform developed, maintained and enhanced during the project. Contributions to the project will include the development of proof of concepts (PoC), interactions with project partners, writing project deliverables and academic publications, and presenting results.

Job requirements

3. Training and skills


  • PhD less than 3 years old.

Knowledge & Skills

  • solid expertise in Internet architecture and protocols
  • Internet of Things and LPWAN protocols, DLMS/Cosem protocol
  • strong programming skills (Python, C, C++, ...)
  • good knowledge in system administration
  • good communication and writing skills in English


  • Fluency in written and spoken French is required
  • English (ability to read and write research articles in English)


  • 49 days of annual leave and time off
  • Partial telecommuting possible
  • Public transport paid for
  • Sustainable mobility package (for carpooling or cycling)
  • Family supplement
  • Wide range of social benefits

Additional information and application

  • Application deadline : 17/02/2023
  • Start of contract : As soon as possible
  • Type of contract : Fixed-term contract under public law
  • Duration of the contract : 12 months,
  • Geographic location : 2 Rue de la Châtaigneraie, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné
  • Project : BULL ATOS
  • The positions offered for recruitment are open to all with, upon request, accommodations for candidates with disabilities
  • Hierarchical Category: Category II trade P of the LMI management cadre
  • For more information, please contact :

Application documents

  • A cover letter, covering your experience and ideas to implement the mentioned tasks
  • Your CV
  • Contact details of two reference persons
  • Any other document you deem necessary