VTT Summer Internships 2019; Research Trainee, Efficient computing and communications (6055)


Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Oulu, Finland

Job area: Connectivity

Application period: Monday, January 21, 2019 - 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

We are working with demanding customers and exiting applications from terrestrial 5G telecom systems to autonomous systems connectivity, space and satellite 5G telecom integration. Examples of our results:
1. https://www.vttresearch.com/media/news/groundbreaking-nanosatellite-images-show-us-our-changing-world
2. https://www.vttresearch.com/media/news/5g-network-to-improve-road-safety
3. https://www.vttresearch.com/media/news/reaktor-space-lab-and-vtt-investigate-a-new-frequency-band-for-telecommunications-satellites
4. https://www.vtt.fi/medialle/uutiset/planck-satelliitti-toi-suomalaistutkijoille-arvostetun-gruber-palkinnon

With us you will be responsible for

experimenting with VTT’s revolutionary REPLICA parallel processor environment by creating parallel programs and benchmarks. The summer job covers also performance, energy, and programmability measurements with REPLICA and reference processors.

We expect you to have

• Basic (parallel) programming skills (C, assembler)
• Understanding of the basics of processors
• Good command of English

As a person you are

Innovative and solutions-oriented having also good collaboration and communication skills. You are self-driven and willing to learn new things.

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 a great opportunity to develop technological competences in efficient computing with VTT´s top experts. More generally, you can learn also from many other interesting research activities in connectivity research area and meet experienced researchers. The work will be done in supervision of a VTT principle scientist.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Mika Lasanen, Research Team Leader (tel. +358405811077) on 24.1. between 13:00 and 14:00 or 5.2. between 13:00 and 14:00.

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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