Researcher in Abu Dhabi

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Researcher in Abu Dhabi

At the moment we are looking for Researcher

General Activities:

  • You will enjoy developing methods, algorithms, techniques, and tools to verify and test software systems using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning methods. In particular, this position will exploit automated testing, verification, and synthesis to ensure the security of software systems.


Please note, that we offer for all roles in Abu Dhabi:

  • Medical insurance (including family)
  • Relocation (travel expenses including family)
  • Visa processing
  • All salaries earned in UAE are free from income tax (0%)
  • Even Abu Dhabi is preferred place, it is also possible to do some of the work remotely




  • Sc. or Ph.D. in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related STEM discipline
  • Excellent knowledge in at least two of the following areas
    • Bounded Model Checking
    • Fuzzing
    • Runtime Verification
    • Dynamic Symbolic Execution
    • Abstract Interpretation
    • Automated Reasoning/First-order Theorem Proving
  • Strong coding skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability and willingness to work closely with industry
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to present in both written and oral publications



  • A track record of high-quality publications in program analysis and cyber-security.
  • Previous implementation experience with a formal analysis tool.
  • Knowledge and experience in hardware design.
  • Knowledge and experience of automated theorem provers (e.g., Satisfiability Modulo Theory solvers).


Key Responsibilities, Accountabilities or Duties

The range of duties will include:

  • Development of new theories and methodologies.
  • Implementation of new techniques in industrial-strength tools.
  • Writing scientific articles based on the research results.
  • Attending national and international meetings to present research results.
  • Visit industrial partners and work closely with them.
  • Collaborate with colleagues internationally.
  • Work independently when required.
  • Plan and manage own research activity in collaboration with others.




At Unikie, you will get to:

  • Build new solutions for our customers and work with cutting edge technologies
  • Collaborate along with colleagues who are the top in their field and together with our customers to strive for understanding what they need
  • Develop and challenge yourself and learn more from experienced software talents
  • Work with modern technologies and be involved to solve complex difficult challenges our customers might be facing
  • Have an excellent compensation for your work.
  • Work in a global environment that develops modern, secure solutions for pioneers in their field
  • Work in a flexible low-hierarchy organization that looks after its own
  • In addition to our customer deliveries, we focus on our own R&D, where you can bring your own expertise to if you want to

How to Apply

If this sparked your interest, please send your application to

Our recruitment team is happy to share you more information about Unikie and our open positions, so please drop us a line if you wish to discuss with us before sending your CV or have any questions in mind!


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Other locations are also negotiable.


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About Unikie

Unikie, founded Unikie in 2015, is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Finland. We are Finnish forerunner in intelligent, real-time decision-making applications for vehicles, cars and industry. We develop technology that connects sensor data with steering and decision-making based on constant awareness over secure connections. Additionally, we offer consultation for developing customer-specific solutions.

Our annual revenue in 2021 was MEUR 44. Our numbers are growing 500+ software professionals and enthusiasts with a deep internal flame for developing the best technology solutions together with our customers.


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