Master thesis: IoT and Cyber-Physical Systems

Posted date:  Jan 12, 2022

Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

About this opportunity

The IoT and Cyber-Physical Systems Technologies team at Ericsson Research is looking a student to work on a Master Thesis project to address some of the most relevant challenges in the transition towards the next generation IoT platform that supports distributed AI that spans edge, fog and cloud deployments involving IoT devices and technologies. The project will ideally take place between January 2022 and August 2022.


Ericsson Research is the central research organization within Ericsson. We are over 700 researchers in eight countries. Our mission is to provide Ericsson with system concepts, technology, and intellectual property, to secure long-term success and competitiveness of Ericsson.


In short, you will

This is an opportunity for you to further explore the exciting field of distributed intelligence that encompasses the wide range of IoT applications in different domains and verticals. You will apply research in the intersection between system, platforms and networks, along with demonstrating your pioneering ideas, energy, enthusiasm and skill to redefine future connected devices and intelligent machines.


You will bring

Your personal qualities are important for us, and we believe that you are productive, creative and that you interact easily with other people. In addition, you can plan and drive your own work to reach common goals together with your team. You are also able to adapt and respond quickly to change. Furthermore, you are positively set and strive to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.


In addition, we believe you have:

  • Interest and experience in at least one of the following areas: IoT protocols, serverless and functions orchestration, semantic technologies, pub/sub, REST and UI development.
  • Experience with docker containers and kubernetes
  • Programming experience in Python, HTML, NodeJS, Databases, Node-RED
  • Ability to formulate problems and solve them independently and in groups
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to acquire new knowledge, apply it, and spread it to others
  • Strong communication skills in written and spoken English and good presentation skills


Why join Ericsson?

At Ericsson, you´ll have an outstanding opportunity. The chance to use your skills and imagination to push the boundaries of what´s possible. To build never seen before solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems. You´ll be challenged, but you won’t be alone. You´ll be joining a team of diverse innovators, all driven to go beyond the status quo to craft what comes next.


What happens once you apply?

Click Here to find all you need to know about what our typical hiring process looks like. This project is based in Kista Stockholm, Sweden. Don’t hesitate to apply as applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis, but no later than the 1st of February. For questions or thoughts please contact Matilda Jarl, Recruiter at


Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values at Ericsson, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation, which is essential for our future growth. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our Ericsson team.

Ericsson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, learn more.

Primary country and city:  Sweden (SE)   ||  Sweden : Stockholm : Stockholm  
Req ID: 654522  

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