VTT Summer Internships 2019; Research Trainee, Network Technologies Research, 5G and Beyond Networks (6066)


Form of employment: Full time, Fixed term

Locations: Espoo, Finland, Oulu, Finland

Job area: Connectivity

Application period: Tuesday, January 29, 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 now looking for summer trainees for our Connectivity Research Area in Oulu and Espoo to join our future 5G network development and research activities.

With us you will be responsible for

research and development activities in our projects. The work will be done in guidance by our researchers and gives you a good possibility to learn about the future trends of wireless communication networks and Internet services. The work will include for example the familiarization of topic, software development work, network configuration and setup, planning and testing activities etc. depending on the project, which you are joining. For some of the work topics, it could be possible to start working even earlier in spring, and also the ending date for your internship is negotiable.

We expect you to have

passion to be a Network Ninja and to master the art of communication networks. We hope you have the basic understanding of wireless and wired networks, and Internet; more than just ability to browse web and use social media. You are not afraid of routers, switches, VLANs or VPNs. You know how to do basic network configuration especially in Linux systems and you have skills in programming. If you are a full stack guru or expert in shell scripting, that is plus for your application. Most of all, we expect that you have enthusiasm for learning new about next generation communication systems and what kind of benefits they provide for different services and solutions such as self-driving cars, multimedia production and services, industrial applications etc.

As a person you are

- open-minded, innovative and solution oriented person.
- You have good collaboration, communication and team-working skills, but you can also work independently.
- initiative taking and willing to learn new things
- Having technology as a hobby or being "nerd/geek" is not a bad thing at all, and attitude to bring the science fiction to our everyday life is a positive mindset.

We offer

intresting and challenging task in telecommunication network topics led by our experts, and the possibility to be at the cutting edge of research for future communication systems, next generation Internet and beyond 5G solutions and services. If you are interested in working in top tier national and international research projects and get yourself familiar with state-of-the-art communication devices and tools, our research teams are the right place for you.

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 and our personnel’s wellbeing and competence development are key priorities. You will be a part of a creative and international working environment, where we offer versatile, independent and challenging tasks and the needed support and coaching.

For further information

Jyrki Huusko (Research Team Leader), jyrki.huusko@vtt.fi
Jukka Mäkelä (Principal Scientist), jukka.makela@vtt.fi
Sami Ruponen (Senior Scientist), sami.ruponen@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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