Verisure Securitas Direct

Verisure Innovation is one of Sweden’s top R&D Centers in the connected smart home market. This is where we create and develop services and products for home security and home automation. We are specialists in home safety and customer integrity issues and have amassed a wealth of experience and expertise over more than 25 years. We do most things in-house to guarantee premium quality every step of the way. Apart from R&D, the Verisure Innovation Centre handles business-critical systems and database management, quality and security assurance, software and product testing, and 24/7 core systems that keep our alarm services up and running.

Master Thesis Proposal

Verisure Securitas Direct is the leading home alarm supplier in Europe with over 2 million customers. Every year Verisure large quantities of primary batteries for new installations and for replacements in current installations. Verisure is working actively to reduce the number of batteries in the portfolio.

The Verisure alarm nodes are wireless, communicating over a proprietary RF protocol with focus on high security and low power consumption. The position will be located at our R&D Center in Malmö, Sweden. Our bright and open office space is just a 5 minute walk from the Central Station.

Main Responsibilities

The thesis will investigate the following

  • Available energy: How much available light is there in a typical house?
  • Energy collector: How does different solar cells compare to each other in efficiency and price
  • Power electronics: How much electronics such as BUCK/BOOST converters is needed to make the energy storage efficient enough? What are the tradeoffs in cost?
  • Storage device: What types of storage are available? Compare options with regards to energy, power deliver capabilities and life time

The thesis should produce a working prototype of a Verisure node fully or partially powered by solar cells.

Required Qualifications

  • Master student in Electrical Engineering
  • Available on location for a full semester

About the company

Securitas Direct Verisure Group is the European market leader in monitored ´smart alarms´ delivering outstanding service to over 2 million customers with a team of more than 10 000 employees. We operate in 14 countries across Europe and Latin America.

We Offer

Passion for our People

We believe that we make a difference every day. To do that, we need committed and engaged employees. Our people are accountable for delivering world-class service and they are passionate about making the world a safer and more secure place. Our teams operate with integrity and respect for one another fueled by an entrepreneurial spirit. We are building a high performance organization through investing in our people with great development and growth opportunities.

Passion for Innovation

We are a growth company. Our continuous investment in innovation has led to consistent top and bottom line growth. The more we grow, the safer the world becomes.

Our Investors

We are owned by a leading private equity firm: Hellman & Friedman. Our sponsor has invested in our innovation pipeline and in our organization to fuel our accelerated growth and play a leading role in the industry. For more information, visit our web

Type of employment Visstidsanställning 3-6 månader
Contract type Full time
Employment expires
Number of positions 1
Working hours 40
City Malmö
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number 2018/2
Published 12.Jan.2018
Last application date 30.Jan.2018 11:59 PM CET

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