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Senior Researcher Security Analytics

Stockholm, Sweden
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Why is Ericsson a good place to work
Ericsson enables communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The company’s portfolio spans Networks, Digital Services, Managed Services, and Emerging Business and is designed to help our customers go digital, increase efficiency, find new revenue streams, and create new user experiences. Ericsson’s investments in innovation have delivered the benefits of telephony and mobile broadband to billions of people around the world ensuring our solutions – and our customers – are at the forefront of innovation.   We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. With close to 100,000 employees and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and service leadership.  40 percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over an Ericsson network.  And, our Technology for Good and Connect to Learn programs include creating technology that makes it easier to save lives, feed societies, bring technology to emerging markets and connectivity to remote areas, and grow businesses and prosperity.


At Ericsson, we give our employees the freedom to think big and navigate their career, on a global scale.  We create technology that helps others, from helping people enjoy their favourite content to helping people recover from natural disasters by enabling better communications between rescue workers. Your ideas and innovations can turn into achievements that impact society and change the world, creating new connections, new possibilities, and new capabilities.  We find that Ericsson is at its best when we bring together the diverse skills of our people. Working across business areas, across cultures, across geographical borders, across technical disciplines. More often than not, across ground-breaking solutions. Next generation technology can be staggeringly complex. But the simpler it is to use; the more people benefit from it. Join us and help build technology that makes it simple to connect with information, business, societies, and each other.


Job summary
The objective of Ericsson Research Area Security is to provide Ericsson business and development units with security competence, architectures, and solutions for platforms, networks, and services. Our research covers everything from pure cryptography, secure networking, service layer and application security, identity management, privacy, Machine Learning (ML) models that can predict, detect and deter adversarial attacks, to development of methods for evaluation of security systems.


Job description
Ericsson Research is looking for a senior researcher to expand its Security Analytics team.
• Do you have deep understanding of machine ML technologies?
• Do you have a good understanding of modern security technologies and threats?
• Do you want to apply and extend these skills to conduct ML research on big data to detect security issues in networks?


If the answers are yes, then consider joining our Security Analytics team in Stockholm conducting advanced research that will increase the trustworthiness of next generation cellular networks by introducing ML models that can predict, detect and deter adversarial attacks targeting mobile infrastructure and supported applications.


Responsibilities & Tasks:
• Conduct research within the security analytics team at Ericsson Research organization, sometimes in partnership with research/RR&D labs from strategic customers
• Develop proof-of-concepts or prototypes of security solutions to detect adversarial attacks using machine learning and AI, proposing/selecting/testing predictive models, recommendation engines, anomaly detection systems, statistical model, deep learning, reinforcement learning and other machine learning systems.
• Supports the product development teams and partners in Ericsson Businesses with security analytics competence, transferring knowledge and prototypes.
• Engage with external researchers at academia and EU projects.
• Ability to present research progress and results


Minimum Qualifications & Experience Requirements:
We are looking for person with a PhD or MSc degree in computer science, Machine Learning, Computer Engineering or related fields and has at least 2-3 years’ experience in data science theory, algorithms, applications, tools, frameworks, languages and data engineering. The person is required to feel comfortable coding application in a Linux cluster environment; work well both independently and as part of a team, have a strong drive, very good collaboration and communication skills in English both in written and oral form, a talent for innovation, and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


Preferred Qualifications:
• Security knowledge skills is particularly valued
• Fundamentals in IP networking technologies.
• Applications/Domain-knowledge in Telecommunication.
• Experience in presenting results at different levels depending on the audience


The selection and interview process is ongoing, so send your application in English as soon as it is ready. If you have specific questions you are welcome to email recruiter at


Location: Kista, Sweden


Last day to apply is the 28th of February, 2019.


We welcome the opportunity to meet you!


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Primary country and city: Sweden (SE) || || Stockholm || R&D

Req ID: 270923