Job summary:

DTx is looking for an applicant in computer science or similar areas to join the research team of the project project “NeWeSt – New generation of cyberphysical Weighing Systems”, POCI-01-0247-FEDER-069716, financed by Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização, supported by FEDER, under the terms of the notice for submission of applications no. 17/SI/2019. The NeWeSt project aims to promote a paradigm shift in the weighing systems ecosystem, both in terms of concept, technologies used and business models by developing: (i) a cloud platform for aggregating data and services, with IoT data acquisition; and (ii) smart devices, which incorporate digital load cells with innovative sensors, IoT devices and firmware. The consortium for this project is led by Cachapuz – Weighing & Logistics Systems, Lda, with INL – International Nanotechnology Laboratory, Universidade do Minho and DTx – Digital Transformation CoLAB as partners.


Applicant’s profile and requirements:

DTx is looking for an applicant in Computer Science or similar areas to join the research team of the “NeWest” project. With proven experience within the following:

  • Detailed knowledge on a range of AI techniques (e.g. supervised and unsupervised machine learning techniques, deep learning, graph data analytics, statistical analysis, time series, geospatial, NLP, sentiment analysis, pattern recognition, etc.);
  • Experience using Python, R or Spark to extract insights from data;
  • Experience using the latest Data Science platforms (e.g. Databricks, Dataiku, Azure Machine Learning, SageMaker) and frameworks (e.g. Tensorflow, MXNet, scikit-learn);
  • Experience designing Data Science deliveries, planning projects and/or leading teams.


About DTx: Digital Transformation CoLab DTx carries out its activity of applied research in the areas related to digital transformation.

DTx consists of the following associated members: Accenture; Bosch Car Multimedia; Cachapuz-Bilanciai; CEiiA – Centro de Engenharia e Desenvolvimento de Produto (Centre of Engineering and Product Development); Celoplás; DSTgroup; Embraer; IKEA; INL – Laboratório Ibérico Internacional de Nanotecnologia (International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory); Mobilleum; Neadvance; NOS; Primavera; Simoldes; TMG Automotive; Universidade Católica Portuguesa; University of Évora; University of Minho; and two affiliated members: CCG – Centro de Computação Gráfica (Center for Computer Graphics) and PIEP – Polo de Inovação em Engenharia de Polímeros (Innovation Centre in Polymer Engineering).

DTx aims at being a reference player in the scope of digital transformation and focuses its research in the intersection of physical, digital and cybernetic domains, with the purpose of creating the next generation of advanced cyber-physical systems.


Application: Submission of the CV and Degree(s) Certificate(s) to the address, from May 23rd to June 3rd, 2022, indicating in subject: DTx/61/2022.