Doctoral Candidate (PhD student): Leveraging Machine Learning Techniques for Software Testing in a Service-Oriented Environment
Université du Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg
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Your Role

The successful candidate will join the SERVAL research group, headed by Prof. Yves Le Traon, in order to carry out research towards a PhD.

The candidate will work on the FNR BRIDGES industrial research project TESTFAST that is co-funded by the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), BGL BNP Paribas and the Alphonse Weicker Foundation.

TESTFAST aims at improving the testing practices of our industrial partner, BGL BNP Paribas, by leveraging machine learning techniques, focusing on Integration Testing and Continuous Integration.

BGL BNP Paribas is one of the leading financial institutions in Luxembourg and the Grande Région. BGL BNP Paribas is active in the areas of Retail Banking, Wealth Management and Corporate & Investment.

Additionally, BGL BNP Paribas together with the Alphonse Weicker Foundation are dedicated to promoting scientific research and collaboration between academia and industry.

The successful candidate will work closely with several teams at BGL BNP Paribas and will be supervised by Prof. Yves Le Traon (SnT) and Dr. Marinos Kintis (SnT).

The candidate’s tasks include the following :

  • Conduct research on software testing, with an emphasis on mutation testing, integration testing and continuous integration in the service-
  • oriented environment of BGL BNP Paribas

  • Create high-quality software in collaboration with our partner that will be deployed at its premises
  • Dissemination of research outcomes in scientific papers and conferences, leading to a PhD thesis
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    Your Profile

    The successful candidate needs to satisfy the following requirements :

  • M.Sc. degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Excellent programming skills in Java and good knowledge of scripting languages (shell, python, etc)
  • Good background in Machine Learning and related frameworks
  • Good knowledge of service-oriented system architecture and related Java frameworks
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in French and English
  • Commitment, team work and critical thinking
  • Any of the following is considered an advantage :

  • Previous industrial and / or research experience in agile environments
  • Experience with Java program analysis frameworks
  • Experience with data extraction and analysis from Jenkins and git repositories
  • We offer

    The University offers a Ph.D. study program with a Fixed Term Contract up to 3 years in total, pending satisfaction of progress milestones (CDD), on full time basis (40hrs / week).

    The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created university.

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