Research Software Engineer in Trusted Cloud Computing


Grade 7: £32,817 - £40,322 p.a.

Closing date

Apr 15, 2020 12:00PM


We are seeking a full-time Research Software Engineer in Trusted Cloud Computing to join the Advanced e-Infrastructure and Cloud Computing research group at Oxford e-Research Centre, Department of Engineering Science, in collaboration with 100 Percent IT. The post is funded by InnovateUK, and is fixed-term for 32 months from the day of appointment. The position is based at the offices of 100 Percent IT Ltd, Newbury, Berkshire.

The project builds on previous research within the group to create cryptographically secure cloud computing. You will be responsible for leading the development and documentation of the project, in all its phases. Carrying out research into the technical building blocks of the proposed product chain including Intel SGX, Openstack and Trusted Platform technologies, as well as the market landscapes to allow a detailed design phase to proceed.

You should hold a degree in a relevant subject (or be near completion) with experience in Python, Windows and Linux development. An understanding of distributed systems, is essential and a knowledge of trusted computing would be of benefit. You will be leading a significant project so must be willing to present that project commercially and academically.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor David Wallom using the email address below. Further information can be found at:

You will be required to upload a covering letter/supporting statement, including a brief statement of research interests (describing how past experience and future plans fit with the advertised position), CV and the details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only online applications received before 12.00 midday 15 April 2020 on can be considered.

The Department holds an Athena Swan Bronze award, highlighting its commitment to promoting women in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Contact name

Professor David Wallom

Contact email