Master's Thesis Worker, Web-based Graphical Programming Environment for Connected Factories

Are you looking for traineeship with meaningful responsibility and possibility to make an impact? At VTT you have an opportunity to be part of our innovative work community of brilliant minds, and learn and develop with the support of your team mates. We have over 2000 encouraging and inspiring colleagues from 47 different nationalities waiting for you across Finland.

Join us and let’s make an impact together!

The focus of our Human, Robot and Mixed Reality team is on research, practical proof-of-concept development and experimentation. Our robotics research especially deals with mobile robots and their application e.g. in intra-logistics in the manufacturing industry. In addition to robot solutions, research and experimentation are done with the related FIWARE IoT platform, which enables planning, simulation and optimization of robot fleets. Now we are looking for Master’s thesis worker to join our team in Tampere.

With us you will be responsible for

The subject of the research is developing a web based graphical programming environment for connected factories. Various industrial robots and sensors will be connected to FIWARE IoT platform for practical experiments. The way existing ROS and other open-source programming libraries can be used in a web-based graphical programming environment will also be studied.

We expect you to have

You are a Master student with computer science educational background. Good knowledge of the following is essential: Unity3 and C#. We appreciate experience and knowledge regarding e.g. ROS, MQTT, Kafka and FIWARE. Working languages are Finnish and English so written and spoken English is required.

As a person

We hope that you are a team-player with good collaboration skills but you are also willing to work independently. We hope that you are precise and willing to learn new things.

What we offer you

We offer you a great opportunity to develop your technological competences in digital engineering together with VTT’s top experts. You will have a supporting team around you and a possibility to join the activities of the young newcomers’ network at VTT.

VTT is a place to make a difference in collaboration with other brilliant minds. Our mission is to create impact that generates sustainable growth and wellbeing in society as well as in industry. Our personnel’s wellbeing, flexible work opportunities and competence development are key priorities for us.

The lenght of the Master's Thesis work pediod is negotiable - the usual lenght is 6 months.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Research Team Leader Taru Hakanen, tel. +358 50 522 3202 on Thursday 22 October at 15-16 or Thurday 29 October at 15-16.

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Employment type: Full-time, Fixed-term


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