Start Date: Jan 2020
Type of assignment: Thesis is preferred or Suitable for thesis
Location: Eindhoven (HTC 34)
Duration: Should at least be 6months. Can be extended up to 12 months as a thesis
In this role, you have the opportunity to
Explore the feasibility of 5G small cell system for healthcare applications
You are responsible for
Conducting a literature study of open source small cell systems and private cellular networks
Setting up, integrating, validating and improving the software to run a small cell based Radio Access Network, and linking the small cell based Radio Access Network to an open-source Cellular Core Network
Exploring feasibility and opportunities of using small cell systems in a healthcare context
Developing prototype demonstrator of small cell systems for healthcare applications
You are a part of
A team of experts with knowledge of embedded systems, wireless networks, software architecture, and interoperability, within the Embedded Systems department in Philips Research, Eindhoven
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Currently enrolled at a Master’s level of education in embedded systems, telecommunication, computer science or an equally relevant area
Experience in projects carried out with C and Python is essential
Experience with wireless communication technologies
Experience with Linux based operating systems is a plus
Experience with version control systems is a plus
Detailed knowledge about cellular 4G/5G technologies is a plus
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
In return, we offer you
An opportunity to gain experience in a highly professional, innovative and enthusiastic industrial research environment.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum .
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Please note that in order to be considered for an internship, you need to be registered as a student during the entire internship period . Formal documentation of which may be requested at any time. Students from outside the EU need to fill in a NUFFIC agreement, which needs to be signed by the student and the university.
Please note that the contents of our regular internship assignments are not suitable for professionals (and/or MBA students) with professional work experience.