Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company Security Lab Intern (PhD) in Bristol, United Kingdom

Security Lab Intern (PhD)

Job Description:

PhD internship

Hewlett Packard Labs

Based in Bristol, UK

Hewlett Packard Labs is the corporate research lab for Hewlett Packard

Enterprise. At Hewlett Packard Labs we conduct high-impact research into

the challenges and opportunities facing our customers and society in the

next decade. Our research in Hewlett Packard Labs in Bristol is focused

on security technologies. We are expanding our team working on a major

European research project - called SHIELD - that proposes an innovative

architecture to virtualise network security functions and couple it with

big-data analytic for enabling new threats and attacks detection

algorithms. We are seeking an innovative PhD student to join the team to

be responsible for researching new security mechanisms applicable within

SHIELD. This position, on a 3 months fixed term contract, is an unique

opportunity to gain experience in an industry research lab. Strong

candidates will be innovative, knowledgeable and highly productive PhD

students with a track record of researching and prototyping new security

mechanisms in the area of IT or telecommunication infrastructure

security. Successful candidates will be excellent team players with very

good interpersonal skills. They will be expected to assist in lab

research, taking direct ownership for developing prototype features and

seeing them through from design to deployment, working closely with

other members of the team in the UK and across Europe.


Perform research into trusted computing, virtual networks and

systems security

Software design and development through the complete software


Leading/owning the design, development, documentation and delivery

of prototypes


To be eligible for the position, applicants are expected to be

engaged in a PhD in Computer Science, with a proven track record of

security mechanisms design and prototype implementation.

Knowledge and Skills

Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of computer science,

security and software engineering fundamentals

Strong ability to think widely about problems and to consider all

aspects and consequences of proposed solutions

Excellent written and oral communication skills, good presentation


Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to integrate well

into a positive, energetic development team

Knowledge of any of the following is highly desirable:

Virtual networking Trusted computing Software-defined networking Systems software Embedded systems
  • See more at: https://www.shield-h2020.eu



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