Offer 78 out of 138 from 13/01/23, 09:52


Tech­ni­sche Uni­ver­sität Ber­lin - Faculty IV - Institute of Software Engineering and Theoretical Computer Science / Security in Telecommunications

Research Assistant - salary grade E 13 TV-L Berliner Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)

part-time employment may be possible

Working field:

  • Security analysis of hypervisor technologies and Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs), such as AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV)
  • Research on novel attacks against security features of modern ×86 CPUs
  • Research on compiler-based methods for detecting and mitigating software attacks
  • Development of software-based mitigations against physical attacks on embedded systems
  • Development of tools for automatic vulnerability and bug detection in software
  • Teaching


  • Successfully completed scientific university degree (master, diplom or equivalent) in (technical) computer science, electrical engineering or comparable courses of study
  • Very good experience with modern hypervisors and TEEs
  • Practical experience in compiler frameworks and development of compiler-passes
  • Hands-on experience with kernel-level programming
  • Good knowledge in software security and system security, modern types of attacks and mitigations
  • Very good knowledge of German and English, both written and spoken; the ability to teach in both German and English is a prerequisite
  • Willingness to travel abroad for workshops and conferences
  • Ability to work in a team

How to apply:

Please send your written application including the reference number and regular application documents (CV and certificates) by E-Mail to

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To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.

Technische Universität Berlin - Die Präsidentin - Fakultät IV, Institut für Softwaretechnik und Theoretische Informatik, FG Security in Telecommunications (SecT), Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Seifert, Sekr. TEL 16, Ernst - Reuter - Platz 7, 10587 Berlin