Research Lab Lead - Intelligent Software Infrastructure

  • Full time
  • Team: Leadership
  • Linz
  • 4.6 / 5 on kununu
Are you ready for a challenge in building a co-innovation lab at the Linz Institute of Technology (LIT) next to JKU Linz?  Passionate about developing new leading-edge technologies underpinning next generation AI-based, data-driven application? Then continue reading!  

Who we are:
Dynatrace is software intelligence!  We have redefined application performance monitoring to a full scale with end-to-end visibility of every user, across every application, anywhere in the digital ecosystem. Our platform is AI powered, full stack, automated monitoring! 
What you will be a part of:
The Intelligent Software Infrastructure lab is a collaboration space of academic researchers and technology experts focussing on developing core strategic technologies for future Artificial intelligence applications. Core research and development areas include massive scale (petabyte) storage and data management for AI applications, innovative methods for data manipulation and usage of AI algorithms as well as automatic creation and continuous delivery for machine learning models. Technology developed and built in the lab will be used for some of the most challenging AI applications and build global visibility and leadership for Linz as a high-tech hub. 

Your future role:

  • as Lab Lead you will create a unique and strong co-innovation model to bridge academic research and commercial technology development to provide an end-to-end AI technology ecosystem.
  • you create and drive strategic partnerships with universities and collaborate closely with the leading industry and technology communities.
  • you build a research team, through hiring, coaching and empowering employees.
  • with your team you do research on topics like Big Data Storage for AI, Machine Learning and Smart Algorithms and you drive requirements for future research and ensure it is applicable to commercial needs.
  • you be a technology visionary in the field of intelligent software infrastructure and work hand-in-hand with our Chief Technology Strategist to put the vision in place and drive strategic research initiatives.
  • own your outcome - at Dynatrace, all leaders take full pride and responsibility in operations and results.

Your profile:

  • Master / PhD in Computer Science or IT 
  • seven years of experience in a comparable position or in software-engineering with leadership responsibility
  • fundamental knowledge in data science, practical experience is a strong plus
  • ideally experience in building up a development /research team
  • strong communication and presentation skills and ability to create strategic partnerships
  • entrepreneurial mindset to understand the business goals and needs
  • team player who operates in a collaborative style, aligning people and strategy, with the ability to build strong relationships internally to advance the business
  • demonstrated passion for leading through coaching and mentoring
  • Nice to have: Background as a CTO or equivalent role in a fast growing company as well international experience 

Why join Dynatrace

  • you want to be an active part in the creation of a new research lab at Dynatrace.
  • you want to work in an environment that provides you continuous growth opportunities catered towards learning, creativity and innovation.
  • you want to work at a global leader in Software Intelligence with flat hierarchy and open culture.
  • you are searching for an international and diverse workplace where you can push things forward.
Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 90,000 gross per year based on full-time employment. We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience.

Benefits of becoming one of us:


World leading

& diverse

Flexible working

Regular team

Education &


Discount for public


Free fruits
& cereals

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