Research Assistant

What is Balabit? The accumulation of the knowledge and experience of brilliant and devoted people, and a place where you can laugh even at the nerdiest jokes. It is also an exciting workplace, providing you with answers to your questions and feedback on your ideas and efforts. A place where your projects can be just as engrossing as a good TV show or an exciting game. And last but not least: one of the world's leading IT security software vendors with approximately a million open source users from all over the globe.

Balabit Europe Ltd. is now looking for an enthusiastic person to the following position: 

Research Assistant (20-30 hours)

We are looking for you, if...
  • … you have at least 1-2 years of research experience (e.g. involvement in EU-founded research projects)
  • … you have ongoing PhD studies on cybersecurity or cloud related topics – on the plus side you have MSc in information technology or equivalent 
  • … your are able to create PoC and a test environment
  • … you are able to work independently
  • … you are enthusiastic, precise, proactive, reliable, open-minded
  • … you have strong English language skills – both verbal and written
  • … you have excellent communication, organization and problem-solving skills
  • … you enjoy being a part of creating & supporting company processes
  • ... your native language is Hungarian

In this role you will...
  • … be involved in user research, support interviews with users who are using Balabit products
  • … work together with our Development department
  • … support our Security Evangelist’s daily work
  • … support user research,
  • … write research documentation (e.g. reports, papers, etc.)
  • … summarize state-of-the-art knowledge
  • … set up and run test environment for proof-of-concepts 

Why would you choose us?
  • Because you will have an important role in the strategic events of a fast growing company…
  • Because you will be part of an inspiring international team full of smart people...
  • Because you will get regular feedback on your work…
  • Because we have a really Cool Workplace in the 11th district (Budapest)…
  • Because you can be proud of our products – as we make the world a safer place…
  • Because we organize regular beer and sausage parties on the terrace…
  • Because we are growing fast and growth creates new opportunities and of course challenges all the time...
  • Because here we need your creativity and spirit...
  • Because...

….we do hope that you will complete this list!

If you are interested in joining the adventure, please upload your CV here: