Cybersecurity Junior Researcher

Cybersecurity Junior Researcher

We are looking for the position of Cybersecurity Junior Researcher in the protection and trust research line.

Selected candidates will contribute in project development and in applied research publications in digital security domain.

Digital Security has a specific Body of Knowledge in Vicomtech (including Anomaly and Attack Detection in Internet, Industrial and Cyber-Physical Systems, Identity and Privacy Management, Biometrics (face, voice and behavioral signatures), Dynamic Risk Management, Traceability and accountability, and support to other vertical sectors (see Vicomtech general profile above) and with domains where security can be considered transversal(Video Surveillance, ITS, Media Security, eHealth, ...)

The selected candidate’s activities will include:

Development of software-based technology in the line of protection and trust: Oauth, OpenId, Blockchain systems (ethereum, hyperledger fabric e indy) and SmartContracts, behavioral biometrics (signature, keystroke, mouse, ...), digital certificates (X509), digital signatures, etc.

  •     Deployment of controlled environments (laboratories) and design of experiments    
  •     Realization of multiple and varied tests of the developed software, analyzing the obtained results
  •     Active participation in department technical meetings and center organizational meetings
  •     Participation in the writing of applied research articles for journals and conferences
  •     Workplace: San Sebastian-Donostia and/or Vitoria-Gasteiz

Candidates must have:

  • Academic Bachelor's or Master's Degree in a TIC related field.
  • Proven experience, formation or training in protection and trust related aspects: PKI infrastructure, DLT technologies, federated access control, self-sovereign identities, etc.
  • High programming skills in python and other script languages.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Willing to work hard in exciting and challenging situations.
  • Strong team worker.

Additionally, to have one or more of the following characteristics will be a clear plus:

  •  High attentional control and mathematical thinker; equally logical and creative thinker.
  •  Personal resistance to frustration and capabilities to chase long-terms results.
  •  Knowledge of several programming paradigms, there are more than one way to obtain the same goal.
  •  Active participation in team meetings, explain a viewpoint on a topic issue giving related advantages and drawbacks
  •  Interest in developing a scientific record.

What we offer:

  •     We offer to join a very dynamic team, with a culture of excellence in applied research. 
  •     We have a clear professional career path and great working conditions. 
  •     If you want to make a difference with your research in real world applications, Vicomtech is the place to make it happen.
  •     Compensation commensurate with experience and responsibility.

Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Gipuzkoa,
Paseo Mikeletegi 57,
20009 Donostia / San Sebastián (Spain)

+(34) 943 309 230

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