2022-04772 - Secure Onboarding using IETF Anima BRSKI-PRM
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Niveau de diplôme exigé : Bac + 4 ou équivalent

Fonction : Stagiaire de la recherche

Contexte et atouts du poste

Type of employment:  This is a shared position between Inria-Paris and Siemens Germany (Erlangen). You will be employed by Siemens and share time between Inria (Paris) and Siemens (Erlangen) with travel and accomodation costs covered in addition to the monthly renumeration. The job position is also announced on the Siemens website: https://jobs.siemens.com/jobs/302740?lang=en-us

Your knowledge as a stepping stone.

How about: Do you want to find the smartest solution side by side with professionals and experts? Then complete  your master’s thesis with us  ! We help you to bundle knowledge, to illuminate connections, to formulate theses. With us you will gain insights into a wide range of areas and processes. An opportunity like no other to break new ground in the future of electrification, automation and digitization. Grab them now!

Mission confiée

We implement what matters. This is your contribution.

In this thesis you will design and implement a process for secure device onboarding on constrained devices. The focus here is primarily on communication technologies from the personal area network (PAN) and from the low-power wide area network (LPWAN).

Principales activités

  • You will develop solutions based on the IETF anima BRSKI-PRM standard

  • You will develop innovative software components for sensor nodes

  • You will develop architectures, processes and methods for secure bootstrapping

  • You will implement the new processes, methods and software components as prototypes on embedded systems

  • You carry out test and experimental measurements in the laboratory


We're not looking for superheroes. But super bright heads.

  • You are completing a master's degree (standard course duration > 4 years) in the field of electrical engineering, mechatronics, computer science or comparable, ideally with a focus on security

  • You have already gained basic knowledge in the areas of embedded systems, microcontrollers and network communication (PAN, LPWAN).

  • You can demonstrate knowledge of hardware-related programming, especially on limited device classes with real-time operating systems

  • You are confident in dealing with at least one system-level programming language (ideally C/C++/RUST)

  • Good knowledge of English and very good knowledge of German complete your profile


  • Subsidized meals
  • Partial reimbursement of public transport costs
  • Leave: 7 weeks of annual leave + 10 extra days off due to RTT (statutory reduction in working hours) + possibility of exceptional leave (sick children, moving home, etc.)
  • Professional equipment available (videoconferencing, loan of computer equipment, etc.)
  • Social, cultural and sports events and activities
  • Access to vocational training