At Ericsson, you can be a game changer! Because working here isn’t just a deal. It’s a big deal. This means that you get to leverage our 140+ years of experience and the expertise of more than 95,000 diverse colleagues worldwide. As part of our team, you will help solve some of society´s most complicated challenges, enabling you to be ‘the person that did that.’ We’ve never had a greater opportunity to drive change; setting the bar for technology to be inclusive and accessible; empowering an intelligent, sustainable, and connected world.

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Senior Security Researcher

Job Description

Date: Nov 22, 2019

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 and privacy to methods for development and evaluation of security systems and software security. Our focus is on new concepts and methods, patents, and standardization.

Job description

In your role, you will have the opportunity to work related to research in security technologies and solutions for future evolution of 5G mobile systems, specifically related to security in distributed edge deployments. The research task covers new technologies, development of methods and concepts to ensure a secure and trustworthy system, covering for example secure distributions of functions in virtualization environments, trusted computing and attestation technologies. You have the responsibility to develop and present your results and may also include participation in international standardization efforts. We strive to develop proof-of-concept demonstrators as part of the research work. The work will require extensive cooperation with different Ericsson units, as well as with external partners, universities and customers.

Key Qualifications

We are looking for person with a PhD degree, in computer science engineering or related subject 

  • Deep understanding of modern security technologies and threats
  • Knowledge and experience in working with Computing platforms security, trusted computing, operating systems security
  • Work experience in security in virtualization environments
  • Good understanding of methods to verify security/attestations
  • Able to communicate well in English, both in written and oral form
  • Creativity and ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability and eagerness to acquire new knowledge and apply it in the job

In general, knowledge of 5G mobile systems, and hands-on experience on top of theoretical skills is particularly valued.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Security of cloud computing platforms research
  • Good collaboration and communication skills
  • Talent for innovation, and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


The recruitment process is ongoing, so we are looking forward to hearing back from you today!
For any enquires and for application recruiter, Suma H Venkatagiri at . Please submit your application only in English and the last day to apply is the 13th of December 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.


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