Job ID: 183968

Summer Job, PHOENIX project

Aalto University

  • Apr. 14, 2022
  • Summer Job, PHOENIX project
  • T407 Dept. Communications and Network
  • Aalto University

  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology
Summer Job

Are you a developer interested in blockchains, Cybersecurity intelligence sharing and their real-world applications?

We are now looking for a student to participate in development work at Aalto University’s PHOENIX project. In this position you will have a chance to make an impact by developing a real-world Cybersecurity intelligence sharing platform utilizing blockchains.
PHOENIX ( is a European Union H2020 project offering a cyber-shield armor to the European European Electrical Power and Energy System (EPES) to mitigate  coordinated, large scale cybersecurity and privacy incidents; and subsequently guarantee the continuity of operations and minimize cascading effects in the infrastructure and the end-users. The PHOENIX platform will be piloted in five large scale pilots.
In this position you will work on interesting and challenging real-world problems using cutting-edge technologies, together with experts all around the Europe.
Your role and goals
The work is related to the development and evaluation of PHOENIX Framework components that interact with blockchains and cybersecurity intelligence sharing platforms, and/or the development of proof-of-concept smart contracts for PHOENIX Communication Layer using Quorum, Hyperledger Fabric, and other suitable distributed ledgers. The potential topics for this summer job include (but are not limited to):
  • Development and evaluation of PHOENIX framework components (both backend and smart contract development).
  • Development and evaluation of business platforms (utilizing blockchains approaches) for various scenarios.

Your network and team
The work will be done in co-operation with Aalto’s PHOENIX team and other PHOENIX partners. The PHOENIX project consists of over 25 industrial and academia partners in 10 different countries (Germany, France, Spain, Italy, etc) including companies (Thales, Atos, Capgemini, etc.), SMEs, universities and public utilities.
Your experience and ambitions
We except applicants to have:
Bachelor degree in computer science or related field
Good programming skills
Solid experience with Python and Web service backend development
Experience with distributed service design and API specification
Good knowledge of written and spoken English
Ability to work in an international environment
This position enables work on novel technologies including blockchains in international, real-life environment.
Ready to apply?
If you want to join our community, please submit your application through our recruitment system by using "Apply now!" link below no later than 30.5.2022. To apply, please share your CV, application letter and course transcript with us.
If you wish to learn more about the position, you can reach out to Maryam Pahlevan (
About Aalto University and Finland
Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has been ranked the 9th best young university in the world (Top 50 under 50, QS 2018) and one of the world’s top technology challenger universities (THE 2017), for its outside-the-box thinking on research collaboration, funding and innovation. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and 4000 employees of whome close to 400 are professors. Our campuses are located in the capital area of Finland. With 37% of our academic faculty coming from outside Finland, we are a highly international community with strong academic standing.

 At Aalto, high-quality research, art, education and entrepreneurship are promoted hand in hand. Disciplinary excellence is combined with multidisciplinary activities, engaging both students and the local innovation ecosystem. Our main campus is quickly transforming into an open collaboration hub that encourages encounters between students, researchers, industry, startups and other partners. Aalto University was founded in 2010 as three leading Finnish universities, Helsinki University of Technology, the Helsinki School of Economics and the University of Art and Design Helsinki, were merged to strengthen Finland’s innovative capability.

As a living and work environment, Finland consistently ranks high in quality-of-life. For more information about living in Finland, please visit our information pages for international staff:

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