Cyrill Gössi

Work Experience

Jun 2019 - Today

Scientific Research Assistant Lucerne University of Applied Sciences

Scientific research assistant in information and cyber security. Development of the new certificate of advanced studies CAS Cyber Security Defence & Response with main responsibility around organizing cyber security labs and assessing cyber security skills of students. As of March 2020, teaching responsibilities in multiple information security and digital forensics related CAS classes.

Sep 2018 - Today

Founder and CTO HiPho GmbH

Founder and CTO of HiPho GmbH. Development of an online P2P marketplace for photographers using PosgreSQL, Django, Python, Bootstrap/jQuery, Docker, Kubernetes.

Nov 2016 - Oct 2018

Financial Software Engineer at Bloomberg LP, London UK.

Design and implementation of portfolio investment strategies across all asset classes. Part of the Bloomberg data migration team during the acquisition of the Barclays Strategy Indices with responsibility of migrating all bonds related data. Most of engineering work was conducted with either C++, C# or Python both under Windows as well as Linux.

Aug 2015 - Mar 2016

Teaching Assistant at ETH Zürich

Assisted lectures in computer science for mathematicians and physicists.

Sep 2013 - Feb 2014

Internship at Crypto AG, Steinhausen Schweiz.

Design and implementation of routing functionalities for an embedded high-security cipher device.

Aug 2007 - Aug 2009

Informatics Apprenticeship at Medela AG, Baar Schweiz.

Way-Up informatics apprenticeship for high-school graduates (compressed from 4 years to 2 years). Software development for R&D with main focus on communication protocols for medical devices.


Oct 2019 - Apr 2020

CAS Cyber Security Defence & Response
Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU), Luzern Switzerland

Thesis: "Identifying attackers by using machine learning on unstructured cyber threat intelligence"

Nov 2014 - Nov 2016

Master of Science in Computer Science
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich

Foci: Cryptography, Formal Methods for Information Security
Thesis: "A formal semantics for Viper"

Sep 2010 - Sep 2014

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zürich

Foci: Information Security
Thesis: "SSA Based Flow-Senstitive Points-To Analysis via Value Flow Graph Reachability using Binary Decision Diagrams."

Aug 2003 - Jun 2007

Gymnasium Alpenquai, Luzern Switzerland

Foci: Economics, Law and Chemistry

Computer Skills


Python, C, C++, C#, Java, ASM


Git, Windows Visual Studio, PyCharm, Docker, Kubernetes, PostgreSQL, Bootstrap/jQuery, LaTeX





Full working proficiency and holder of Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) certificate.