Master’s Thesis Worker, Identity and Access Management

Our Technical IT team is part of VTT’s Business Technology unit and is responsible of e.g network, data center, integration and platform services. We are a true enabler of VTT research, and we must develop our services and ourselves to meet the requirements of the future. 

As all VTT business is running on our services, we are constantly seeking for places to streamline our production and innovate new ways of working in a hybrid environment. Our service landscape is a unique combination where VTT project demands are constantly evolving. 

We are looking for a motivated master’s thesis worker with an interest in Identity and Access management. You are interested in developing your skills in the field of Business Technology that is today’s nerve system of all business. Cooperation both with our users, decision makers and technology providers is needed to create the solution fit for VTT.

The content of the work will be tailored according to the Master's thesis worker's skills and practical experience. We will provide an interesting and challenging work opportunity in a dynamic research team. The job is located in Espoo, Finland and the person who is selected for the position, is vetted by a standard security clearance (Act on Security Clearance 726/2014).

With us your main responsibilities will be:

  • Studying how the problem area (Identity & Access Management) functions
  • Carry out a literature review and needed interviews to collect needed knowledge
  • Identifying special characteristics in VTT’s environment
  • Create scenarios how VTT should answer to future demand on the selected area as part of your master’s thesis

We expect you to have:

  • Bachelor level studies and close to finishing your MSc studies in relevant field
  • Interest in the Business Technology domain, ICT architecture, Continuous Services, Service modelling, integrations
  • Fluent spoken and written Finnish and English language skills
  • An open-minded attitude, and an eagerness to learn and work in collaborative networks
  • Experience from training periods in the ICT area, especially in the area of Identity management gives a good background to the trainee job.

As a person, we hope that you are:

  • Self-driven with a proactive, analytical mindset and can-do attitude
  • Business-minded and willing to see research results turn into real feasible solutions
  • A team-player with good collaboration skills but also willing to work independently
  • A people person with good networking and communication skills
  • Passionate about learning new things.

What we offer you

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 people are the core of the next generation VTT. Therefore, our personnel’s wellbeing, flexible work opportunities and competence development are key priorities for us.

With us, you can make an impact for a better future and you can be part of solving the biggest challenges of our time.

The exact starting date and duration of the employment can be discussed. The duration of Thesis assignment can vary between 4 - 6 months. The thesis work is fee paid and the position is filled as soon as we find the right candidate.

For further information

For more information about the position, you can contact Head of Technical IT Tuomo Koskenvaara (, tel.  +358405486424).

Please send your CV and application through our recruitment system as soon as possible but by the 25th of April 2021 at the latest!

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Employment type: Full -time, Fixed-term


VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.

VTT – beyond the obvious.

Location: Tekniikantie 21, Espoo


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