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SICS Swedish ICT AB är ett forskningsinstitut inom IKT-området (informations och kommunikationsteknologi). Vårt uppdrag är att hjälpa offentlig sektor och industri i Sverige med digitala lösningar för hållbarhet och stärkt konkurrenskraft. Finansiering för vår forskning kommer både från kunder och från offentliga finansiärer. Det är därför viktigt att vi kommunicerar nyttan med vår forskning, både internt och externt.

Senior specialist in enterprise IT-architecture targeting Internet-of-Things at SICS Västerås

We are currently looking for a senior specialist in enterprise IT-architecture targeting Internet-of-Things for critical applications in industry and society. We believe that you have extensive experience and skills in the areas of

  • IT architecture in medium to large organizations
  • Cloud services and cloud infrastructure.
  • Evaluation of architectural solutions w.r.t. quality-of-service attributes. 
  • Enterprise architecture

We think that you hold a PhD in computer science or software engineering or have similar competences through extensive merits as a practitioner.

Read more about the position and how to apply, interviews will start in August.

Industrial PhD student with focus in machine learning
and Big data analytics in SICS Västerås -new July

SICS Swedish ICT Västerås AB has an open industrial PhD position within the FUDIPO project, which is a new Horizon 2020 research and innovation action, funded under the Industry 2020 in the Circular Economy sub-call. FUDIPO aims to target plant-wide monitoring and control of data-intensive processes by leveraging and combining Big Data analytics tools that can be utilized by EU process industries and power plants in order to enhance the production efficiency and thus saving resources, energy, and the environment.

Read more about the position and how to apply.

People Technologies lab manager June 2016

People Technologies is a multidisciplinary research group focused on user-oriented and applied research issues in IT with links to businesses and the public sector. Key areas of activity include digitization, the Internet of Things, urban environments, health and lifestyle, design, and “method” development. The group includes computer scientists, interaction designers, industrial designers, behavioral and social scientists. We use methods from all these areas to solve problems and take the application of IT to new domains.

The lab's goal is to identify new uses for IT that show great promise, to deliver well-founded concepts and prototypes to illustrate and demonstrate different possibilities, and to help partners to develop their understanding of IT in relation to their own business.

The work as head of the lab involves personnel management and responsibility for the lab's research focus. It includes responsibility for recruitment, performance appraisal, salary negotiations, project portfolio, budget management, and the lab’s agenda to be seen, get out their results and secure new projects. You will meet and work with the most innovative in the area, with industry and academia around the world. It is stimulating and challenging work that requires creativity, agility, tenacity and the ability to simultaneously manage many varying issues. You will be part of the SICS executive team.

Learn more and apply here. The application deadline is on Tuesday 2016-06-21


Research scientist with special focus in railway planning

SICS Swedish ICT Västerås AB is looking for a full time senior researcher, possibly a “postdoc” June 2016

We require that you:

  • are curious, goal-oriented flexible, ambitious and communicative;
  • have a background and/or interest in operations research, optimization, statistics, algorithms;
  • are skilled in presenting and documenting your work in English and preferably also in Swedish, i.e. to describe the problem, the solution and the approach in an understandable manner;
  • are interested in developing methods and bringing them into different application areas, in particular railway;
  • have documented programming skills;
  • hold a PhD related to computer science and/or applied mathematics, or equivalent experience from industry;
  • have an interest for the railway system;
  • are fluent in Swedish and English.

Read more about the position and how to apply.

Kommunikatör pågående intervjuer

Vi söker nu en driven kommunikatör till vår lilla kommunikationsavdelning, som ingår i en större krets kommunikatörer i en växande organisation. Läs mer här Kommunikatör till SICS Swedish ICT i Kista.

Välkommen att mejla din ansökan och CV, vi tar emot ansökningar och har intervjuer löpande.

HR: Marie Edlund, 070 475 60 53, marie.edlund(at)


Post-doc in Internet of Things Security march 2016

We have a post-doc opening for at least 12 months at SICS Swedish ICT, Stockholm, Sweden. The post-doc is supposed to do research in Internet of Things Security in the Networked Embedded Systems group (NES).

The group is among the leading groups in Internet of Things and wireless sensor networks. The well-known Contiki operating system stems from that group as well as the simulation tools COOJA and MSPsim. The group is among the European groups with most European papers at ACM/IEEE IPSN and ACM SenSys, the flagship conferences in the area. Most of the post-doc work would be conducted within an ERCIM fellowship.

We are looking for a candidate with strong skills and a good publication track record in security, embedded systems and networking with a PhD in e.g., computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering etc. Previous experience with Contiki is a merit.

For your application we expect a CV, publication list, a short statement of research interests and reference letters from at least two senior researchers. The working language in the group is mostly English and good communication skills are required.

Please send your application to:
Thiemo Voigt, thiemo [at]
Application Deadline: March 31, 2016.



Master Thesis at SICS

Every year SICS hosts a number of selected students for Master Thesis work. If you would like to be one of those students, please read the Group pages carefully and find out in which lab your field of interest belongs, before contacting the lab manager.

We have the following opportunities for Master Thesis work at the moment:

Simulative evaluation of security monitoring systems based on SDN 

Security Consideration for the Internet-connected Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Devices 

The OAuth 2.0 Authorization for the Internet of Things 

Efficient redistribution of cryptographic group keys in the Internet of Things 

Secure Internet of Things (IoT): The Internet Key Exchange (IKE) Protocol for the Cloud-connected IoT 

Data Stream Mining with the PRAAG change detection algorithm

Design of Secure Smart Meter utilizing Process Isolation 

OPC UA on Raspberry Pi in mining application 

Maintenance data application with OPC UA in a mine automation system 

Guided Test Execution through Analysis of Test Case Dependencies