Senior Research Scientist

Engineering Helsinki, Finland


Position at Ekahau

Senior Research Scientist


About Ekahau

We are the global leader in solutions for enterprise wireless network design and troubleshooting, seriously! More than 50% of Fortune 500 companies run their networks with Ekahau’s Wi-Fi planning and measurement solutions.

Practically all major Wi-Fi vendors, network operators, enterprises, venues and event organizers use Ekahau Wi-Fi solutions for building a great Wi-Fi network.

Whether a corporate office, hotel, hospital or university – if the Wi-Fi works well, it has likely been built using Ekahau’s Wi-Fi Design solutions.


Job description

Ekahau is conducting advanced research on Wi-Fi technology, network design, signal propagation, signal reflection / diffraction, environment modelling, measurement and other relevant technologies and methods.

Now we are looking for a Senior Research Scientist responsible for researching new and developing existing research projects that will eventually lead to new, unique features in our Wi-Fi design, optimization and troubleshooting solution.

You will be working as part of a research team in close collaboration with product development.

More specifically, in this role you will be responsible for:

        Inspecting relevant wireless specifications and authoritative publications to recognize relevant topics and identify new research topics.

        Crafting and proposing novel, scientifically solid research ideas.

        Co-steering joint research undertakings.

        Prototyping software implementations.

        Experimenting with data collection, interpretation and analysis.

        Conducting in-house research presentations.


What makes an ideal candidate for this role? The requirements are:

        Master's Degree or Doctorate in science.

        Existing publications in authoritative outlets.

        Polished data analysis techniques.

        Well-honed interpersonal capacities.

        Ability to be an innovative, resourceful, and collaborative problem solver

        Good presentation and communications skills in written and spoken English

        Industry specific knowledge in Wi-Fi or other wireless technologies

        Experience on AI and machine learning is a plus

If you think this has your name on it, let us know that you exist! We’ll invite the best applicants to our office for a chat over a great cup of italian coffee.We know that we’re asking a lot but in exchange we are also offering a bunch:

        Be a part of international world-class software company in fast growing market

        Work and learn together with highly skilled, extremely nice and relaxed team mates

        Opportunity to work directly with world’s largest and best known brands

        Competitive salary with fringe benefits

        Nice office environment in the center of Helsinki