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PhD Internship - System Infrastructure



Aug 15

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Research & Development
    Software Engineering
  • Edinburgh
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  • Strong background in operating systems and/or distributed systems, applied machine learning, and cloud-native technologies. Proficient in programming, with excellent communication and teamworking skills. Prior publications in computer science academic conferences/journals. Currently pursuing a PhD in Computing Science or related field, with a strong academic background and programming skills. Able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week.
  • The PhD intern in System Infrastructure at Huawei will be responsible for conducting research on next-generation data centre technologies, focusing on areas such as serverless systems, cluster scheduling, and machine learning applied to systems software. The intern will receive mentorship, access to cutting-edge technologies, and the opportunity for training and development. They can work full time or part time, and there is potential for a permanent position after the internship.


  • Strong background in operating systems and/or distributed systems.
  • Strong background in applied machine learning.
  • Experience with cloud-native technologies such as containers, Kubernetes, serverless etc.
  • Good programming skills, master of at least one language, such as C/C++, Go, Python etc.
  • Good communication, presentation and teamworking skills.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed computer science academic conferences/journals
  • We Wish You are
  • PhD Student/Candidate in Computing Science or related disciplines;
  • Good academic background and programming skills, publications in conferences or journals in the related fields (or other evidence of research activity);
  • Able to work minimum 20 hours per week, full time is preferred;


  • The Systems Infrastructure Research (SIR) lab is part of Huawei, Edinburgh and works on next-generation data centre technologies for the benefit of both internal and external (e.g., cloud) users. Our current areas of interest are serverless systems, cluster scheduling, operating systems, heterogenous hardware (CPU/GPU/NPU) and machine learning applied to systems software.
  • Huawei is looking for PhD interns in computer-related majors. If you are interested in operating systems, distributed systems, cloud-native applications, machine learning and have some project experience or academic research achievements, we’d love to hear from you.
  • What We Offer
  • Outstanding research and development experience;
  • Mentorship from experienced professionals;
  • Access to the cutting-edge technologies;
  • Opportunity for training and development;
  • Competitive salary and incentive schemes;
  • Full time or part time, from 3 to 12 months, renewable;
  • The possibility of a permanent position after internship.

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