Security Researcher Santa Clara

Posted date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Santa Clara, CA, US

Company: Ericsson

Our Exciting Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced and creative researcher to engage in security research for the development of current and future mobile networks' generations, used by billions of people. As a leading vendor of mobile networks, a wide range of security topics are of interest and importance to Ericsson, including communication protocol security, software security, trusted computing, applied crypto, security for AI, network security, security of devices and the IoT. This opportunity is to join our research team and engage in collaborations with the local ecosystem and universities locally and in the U.S., to conduct original research, drive innovation, and contribute to the formulation of the security research strategy globally in the company.

At Ericsson Research, we collaborate in global cross-organizational teams and have opportunities to learn and work with top industry researchers on the newest technologies!

Ericsson celebrates diversity and inclusion together with flexibility and international mobility.

The position is part of the Strategic Security Research section.

  • Apply your skills to build solutions for real and sophisticated problems with high societal impact.
  • Do you want to build new technical solutions for the trustworthiness, security, and privacy in the communication infrastructure used globally today and in the coming decades?
  • Does this sound exciting? Apply today: excellent benefits are offered!

You will

  • Contribute to original research and the academic pursuit of new trusted solutions.


  • Research and remedy problems for networks, IoT, applied crypto, and software.


  • Be adept with the scientific method and publish your results in scientific conferences or journals.


  • Collaborate with internal teams and external research communities.

To be successful in the role you must have

  • PhD or M.Sc. in Computer Science or any related technical field (candidates with equivalent practical work experience will be considered).
  • Strong understanding of field, methods, and state of the art in, at least, some topic areas.
  • Strong programming skills in one or more common languages like C/C++, Python, and Java. Other languages like Assembly, Golang, Rust, Scala considered an additional plus.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and innovation skills with high energy and motivation. Ability to represent Ericsson in discussions and collaborations with universities and other partners.
  • Ability to work both independently and in teams spanning multiple sites, globally.
  • Publication record in a security field, such as wireless network, AI, software security, security for IoT, trusted computing, or related fields.

What´s in it for you?

Here at Ericsson, our culture is built on over a century of ambitious decisions. With us, you will no longer be dreaming of what the future holds – you will be redefining it. You won’t develop for the status quo, but will build what replaces it. Joining us is a way to move your career in any direction you want; with hundreds of career opportunities in locations all over the world, with a team and place where co-creation and collaboration are embedded into the walls. You will find yourself in a speak-up environment where empathy and humanness serve as cornerstones for how we work, and where work-life balance is a priority. Welcome to an inclusive, global company where your chance to create an impact is endless. 




DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position, and may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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