Master's thesis worker, Networks / Cybersecurity

Espoo (Finland)
Student / Recent Graduate
Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy
IT & Digital

The Job

Are you interested in 5G/6G networks and its security or cybersecurity and looking for a new job opportunity? Would you like to develop innovative technology with superb colleagues who are top experts in their field? Do you want to build an excellent science career and work at the interface of the academy and industry? Are you enthusiastic about working with fascinating projects in state-of-the-art research facilities? VTT might be just the place for you. VTT is one of the leading applied research organisations in Europe. What unites us are curiosity, a passion for learning, and a purpose: to solve the biggest challenges of our time and turn them into sustainable growth and well-being. Our cross-disciplinary community of over 2200 brilliant minds focuses on creating impact through science-based innovation. In recent years, we have created ground-breaking innovations such as the world's fastest and most accurate radiation detector, a cancer-sniffing sensor device for smartphones, and a headphone set entirely made of microbial materials. Get to know us further by exploring VTT's tech & infra . We are now looking for an ambitious and results oriented thesis worker with a strong enthusiasm for 6G security to join our team. It is also beneficial if you understand the basics of telecommunication networks. The knowledge of some of the key technologies would be beneficial: 5G/6G, green computing, communications networks, network protocols, and the applications of AI or machine learning in cyber security. If you have experience in AI/machine learning and would like to explore its use in security, you are welcome to join our team for your M.Sc. thesis work. In this position, you have the opportunity to participate in developing cutting-edge cyber or network security solutions that are resource efficient and suitable to meet the challenges of future networks. We have several topics that you might be interested in working on, such as; Developing security techniques for future mobile networks, 6G Resource-efficient (wireless, fixed) network security technologies Resource-efficient cyber security technologies such as intrusion detection/prevention, packet inspection, and other monitoring technologies. Research on authentication schemes for beyond 5G, based on 3GPP standards, Green blockchain and distributed ledger technologies for 6G As a thesis worker, you will: Research on developing and evaluating green security technologies for 6G. Identify and solve key research issues within your domain of expertise and research interest. Who we are looking for: A skilled M.Sc. thesis researcher who has the following skills: Understanding of 5G security, cybersecurity, network security, or Experience with machine learning techniques used in network/cyber security or Knowledge of sustainable blockchain and green computing technologies or knowledge of resource efficiency in networking and communication technologies or Experience in edge AI processing, and Open-minded attitude, curiosity, and ability to work on new, unknown, challenges As a person , you strive for excellent results but also prioritize and make pragmatic choices. You are focused and systematic. You contribute to a positive team spirit and prioritize the needs of the team high. You are hard-working but you also communicate, collaborate, and delegate effectively. You are eager to work with new, unknown topics with an open-minded and curious attitude. You can bring clarity over complexity and identify the essential bottlenecks. In addition, you have the ability and patience to tolerate uncertainty and unexpected outcomes and are not afraid to fail. It is also essential that you are able and willing to learn new things. With VTT, you'll enjoy: Impactful work for the future. As a leading applied research organization, we are on a mission to bring exponential hope to the world by joining together people, businesses, science, and technology. We tackle the biggest challenges of our time - from climate change and resource sufficiency to industrial renewal and smart healthcare - and turn them into sustainable growth. Read more about our strategy, the path of exponential hope, and our organisational culture as the builder of the world's most meaningful place to work. Career opportunities, top-level mentors. At VTT, young professionals' skills are appreciated and supported with the opportunity to learn from the top experts in their field. You'll discover our community of over 2000 experts representing more than 40 nationalities working across cutting-edge areas of science and technology. Meaningful projects, real responsibility. At VTT, young talents can take on meaningful research projects or support researchers' work. We treat young talents as equals and give you real responsibility from the start. VTT is a caring employer that supports your growth and work-life balance and offers a range of well-being services. Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds! Please send your CV and application (with your transcript of records) via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by 28 May 2023. We will process applications as they come in, and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate. A security clearance procedure may be conducted during the recruitment process. Interested and want to know more? For further information, please contact Jukka Mäkelä, jukka.makela@vtt.fi or Ijaz Ahmad, Ijaz.ahmad@vtt.fi We look forward to hearing from you! Location: Espoo or Oulu Apply between and Employment type: Full-time, Fixed-term (Master's Thesis position) VTT VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have 80 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together. VTT - beyond the obvious.

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Teknologian tutkimuskeskus VTT Oy