About the SnT
SnT is a leading international research and innovation centre in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT systems and services.
We play an instrumental role in Luxembourg by fueling innovation through research partnerships with industry, boosting R&D investments leading to economic growth, and attracting highly qualified talent.
The Centre is rapidly expanding its research activities and is seeking highly motivated PhD candidates who wish to pursue research in close cooperation with our partners.
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We’re looking for people driven by excellence, excited about innovation, and looking to make a difference. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place!
As the successful candidate, you will join the Security, Reasoning and Validation (SeRVal) group of the SnT, headed by Prof.
Yves Le Traon. You will contribute more specifically to a partnership project with Creos , the major energy network manager in Luxembourg.
The topic of the project is Secure, Reliable and Predictable Smart Grids and it concerns the application of machine learning and simulation techniques to predict the impact of customers’ consumption on the Luxembourgish smart grid.
The project involves designing methods to simulate worst-case scenarios (such as incidents) assessing the resilience of the grid to extreme conditions.
The project is held in close collaboration with Creos , as one of the successful candidates, you will be expected to program prototype tools showcasing the practical benefits of your research outcomes.
The supervision team you will be working with is :
You will be required to perform the following tasks :
Qualification : The candidate should possess an MSc degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, or in Electrical Engineering with strong programming skills and good knowledge of computer science in general.
Experience : The ideal candidate should have some knowledge and / or experience in a number of the following topics :
Strong software development skills are mandatory, including the ability to develop quality front end and back end.
Language Skills : Fluentwritten and verbal communication skills in English are required. French is a plus.
Here’s what awaits you at SnT
But wait, there’s more!
Students can take advantage of several opportunities for growth and career development, from free language classes to career resources and extracurricular activities.
The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 37.101,36 (full time)
Applications should be submitted online and include :
All qualified individuals are encouraged