Network and Security Developer/Researcher

February 29, 2024

Network and Security Developer/Researcher

Location: MetaMind Innovations P.C., Kozani or Thessaloniki, Greece.

Employment: Fix-term; full-time (40 hours)

Type: Information Technology/Engineering/Research

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other relative fields;
  • Strong experience with Python;
  • Strong understanding of network infrastructure and network hardware;
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP, routing and switching;
  • Experience with network traffic analysis and visualisation tools, such as Tcpdump and Wireshark;
  • Experience with Software Defined Networking (SDN), such as OpenFlow, Ryu, ONOS, OpenDaylight and Open vSwitch;
  • Experience with firewalls and intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems (IDPS) like Snort, Suricata, Bro, Ossec, etc.;
  • Experience with penetration testing tools and operating systems, such as Kali Linux, Scapy, Metasploit, Nmap, OpenVAS, Nessus, etc.
  • Experience with deep packet inspection techniques and network flow analysers, such as nDPI, NFStream, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MSc or PhD degree in cybersecurity or a relative field;
  • Experience with virtualisation, containerisation and orchestration solutions, such as Network Function Virtualisation (NFV), Docker, Docker Compose, and Kubernetes;
  • Experience with Blockchain technologies;
  • Experience with 5G Network Functions (NF), such as AMF, SMF, UPF, etc.;
  • Experience with AI-powered cybersecurity applications, such as Machine Learning (ML)-based IDPS;
  • Experience with honeypots;
  • Experience with threat modelling;
  • Experience with risk assessment methods;
  • Experience with DevOps and CI/CD best practices.
  • Experience with Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe Research and Development (R&D) projects;


  • Development and deployment of SDN solutions;
  • Threat modelling and vulnerability analysis;
  • Development and deployment of intrusion detection systems and honeypots;
  • Development of threat intelligence mechanisms;
  • Development of attack generators and penetration testing tools;
  • Interpretation and analysis of security logs;
  • Production of intrusion detection datasets;
  • Supporting cybersecurity-related analytics and predictive models;
  • Editing, authoring and delivery of technical reports and deliverables;
  • Participation in technical meetings.


  • Friendly, motivated and inclusive team embedded in the international research community.
  • Includes a very attractive remuneration package according to qualifications and experience.
  • Research environment.
  • Flexible working hours.

Equal Opportunities

We strive to make decisions based on individual merit and ability.

Preferred Starting Date

There is no fixed application deadline, but we are looking to fill this position at the earliest. Qualified applicants can expect an invitation to an interview a few days after submitting their application.

To apply, MetaMind Innovations P.C. invites applicants to include a personal statement and CV (in PDF format) to the following email address: info[at]