VTT Summer Internships 2019; Research Trainee, IoT and distributed data collection and management research (6009)

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Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Oulu, Finland

Job area: Connectivity

Application period: Friday, December 21, 2018 - Thursday, February 28, 2019

About us

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 over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious. www.vttresearch.com

Do you want to join the Autonomous systems connectivity team at VTT? Our team focuses on development of communications solutions for autonomous and remote controlled systems such as cars, ships, and unmanned aerial vehicles. We develop also ultra-reliable low latency communications and positioning techniques for future systems. The team is located in Oulu and Espoo, while this open position is in the Oulu site.

With us you will be responsible for

We are looking for a motivated trainee to work on future 5G communications. The summer job will start by getting familiar with available data collection mechanisms and protocols as well as with IoT sensor and 5G network management data. Work would include implementation of a small-scale demonstration in the topic. Implementation skills and interest towards telecommunication technologies is a plus. Work will be supervised with VTT researchers.

We expect you to have

• Understanding of the basics of wireless systems (e.g. WLAN, 4G, 5G).
• Basic programming skills, e.g. C, C+, Python.
• Mandatory spoken and written fluency of English.

As a person you are

Innovative and solutions-oriented team-player, being able to work independently as well. You are willing to learn new things. You have good problem-solving skills. You like implementing things in practice.

We offer

At VTT, we believe that our impact is built on scientific and technological excellence in all our work. Our people is the core of the next generation VTT. Our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment. We offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.
We offer you a position where you get the opportunity to collaborate with top researchers and do meaningful work during the summer trainee period. You will have a chance to meet experienced researchers, and learn new things about IoT and distributed data collection using advanced research network equipment and tools. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found. The work will be done in supervision of a VTT senior researcher.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Marko Höyhtyä, team leader (tel. +358 40 5489204), email: Marko.Hoyhtya@vtt.fi.

VTT is participating as a responsible employer in The Responsible Summer Job 2019 campaign. As a responsible employer, we commit ourselves to the principles of responsible summer job. Please read more from https://kesaduuni.org/responsible-summer-job/.

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