Cybersecurity experts for RISE



June 30, 2021


Cybersecurity experts for RISE

Are you a cybersecurity expert ready to solve the most tempting cybersecurity problems for Swedish industry, with a huge potential for personal growth? Come join our cybersecurity unit!

The Cybersecurity unit at RISE is among the largest cybersecurity labs/group in Sweden, and the European leader in IoT security research, development, and standardization. Our core areas of expertise are: IoT Security, Cloud Security, Communication Security, Access Control, and Secure Virtualization and Trusted Computing.

Now we need to expand our capacity, and we are therefore looking to welcome:

  • 4 cybersecurity engineers with roles as ethical hackers and/or pen testers.
  • 1 senior researcher with PhD in digital aspect of security and a strong research profile in the area.
  • In additional to a strong research environment, RISE Cybersecurity is the owner of The Cyber range, a cybersecurity test and demo arena in Stockholm. Here we offer a critical infrastructure grade security, that offers a trusted place for Swedish industry to learn and solve their cybersecurity needs. RISE Cyber Range, in addition to providing practical cybersecurity education, training and exercise, is an environment for state-of-the-art cybersecurity research and development. Learn more: https: // www.

    The placement location for these positions is in Kista, Stockholm.

    Who are you? To be successful in the role as cybersecurity engineer , we believe that you have at least 3 years of experience in the field of IT/Cyber security. This includes experience in network security, various operational systems, servers, routers and virtualization (1-7 layers in general). We also believe that your experience has given you excellent understanding of penetration tools and techniques, as well as an understanding of coding (web, database, scripts, automation). It is an advantage if you also have;

  • Certifications that show professional technical knowledge, such as CEH, OSCP or CSTP
  • Personal security clearance.
  • A master (or PhD) degree in computer science or cybersecurity.
  • For the position as senior researcher , we believe you have a PhD in Computer Science with focus on digital security, with an outstanding research profile in technical aspects of digital security, information security, cybersecurity, trust, privacy or AI Security. You have a good track record of participating in public funded projects as well as excellent skills in one of your favorite programming languages.

    For both positions, excellent communication skills are a must (both verbal and scientific writing).

    Are we right for each other? We cannot promise you an easy task, but we can promise you dedicated colleagues and some truly engaging societal challenges to tackle. You will get to work in a dynamic environment, unique to Sweden, offering both professional and personal development opportunities. At RISE, we want you to succeed and feel good, because together with your colleagues you contribute to a sustainable future and to securing a leading position for Swedish industry and research globally. Welcome to Sweden's Research Institute and Innovation Partner.

    Welcome with your application! If this sounds exciting and you want to know more, please contact Shahid Raza, Director of RISE Cyber security, +46768831797. Final application date is June 30, 2021. Interviews will take place continuously during the application period.

    Please include the following in your application:

  • Personal statement describing yourself, your professional interests, reasons for applying for this particular position, past experience and earliest possible start date (max. 2 pages)
  • CV
  • Copies of relevant university degrees and transcripts
  • Any other document(s) that can strengthen your application
  • Our union representatives: Ingemar Petermann, Sveriges Ingenjörer, 010-516 62 21 and Linda Ikatti, Unionen, 010-516 51 61.

    Calls from external recruitment companies and/or sales persons are kindly declined.

    Ethical Hacker, Security, Cybersecurity, Information Security, pen tester, 0ffensive security leader, Cyber range, certified ethical hacker (CEH), researcher, digital security

    Om jobbet Ort

    Kista, Stockholm



    Job type

    Utveckling - tex ingenjörer/tekniker/kemister


    Shahid Raza, Director +46768831797



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