VTT Summer Internships 2019; Research Trainee, Positioning/ultra-reliable low-latency connectivity (URLLC) research (6010)


Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Espoo, 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.
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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 Espoo site.

With us you will be responsible for

We are looking for a motivated trainee to work on future 5G communications. The summer job can include e.g. exploration of new techniques for improving network performance and quality, improvements to the VTT’s measurement and analysis tools, measurement analysis, result visualization, development of real-time functionalities, or implementation of positioning algorithms according to existing standards. The work may also include performing field measurements and trials together with other team members. The content of the work will be tailored according to the worker's skills and practical experience.

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.

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 ultra-reliable low-latency connectivity for autonomous systems as well as indoor and outdoor positioning techniques 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.

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