Lead Researcher (m/f/x) for Distributed Data Systems

  • Full time
  • Team: Research
  • Linz
  • 4.6 / 5 on kununu

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Dynatrace is a leading global technology company founded in Linz, Austria with more than 2,600 employees worldwide. We are building a software intelligence platform which is used by Fortune 1000 companies to run and optimize their software applications. Most likely you already used an application monitored by Dynatrace today.  
  
We are strong believers in innovation through technology and research. In our research center situated in the heart of the Linz Institute of Technology (LIT), engineers and researchers collaborate to build next generation technologies that help companies to run better, safer and more innovative software.  

Research field

  • Independent research in one of the following fields:
  • Transaction processing 
  • Query processing or optimization 
  • Cloud databases 
  • Similarity search & data extraction 
  • Distributed systems 
  • Stream processing and analysis 
  • New architectures & caching 
  • Indexing & search 
  • Data storage 

Your role

  • Identify and develop new leading-edge technologies together with the research team 
  • Define roadmaps and ensure consistent and timely delivery of results  
  • Track important developments in research and map them to the research strategy  
  • Hire and grow top research talent  
  • Mentor PhD and master students and ensure direction is in line with research strategy  
  • Contribute to the global research community - publish and disseminate research findings in journals and speak at conferences  
  • Coordinate and co-define teaching efforts with partner universities 

Your profile

  • PhD in Computer Science (or a related field) and experience in a PostDoc role  
  • Several years of independent research in one of the research fields mentioned above
  • Strong publication record of driving market relevant research  
  • Experience working abroad, with open-source and the ability to lead a team  
  • Excellent English skills (oral and written) 

Why join Dynatrace

  • We offer budget independent of research grants and teaching obligations 
  • Freedom to define and shape the research methodology  
  • Research which will be used by thousands of the biggest companies 
  • Join a research team with continuous, rapid growth 
  • Work in one of the most attractive research areas in the industry 
  • Close collaboration with the global development team (over 600 developers) 
  • Ability to drive research that really has an impact on the industry 
Application deadline: None. We are looking for the right (wo)man for the job.
 
Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 70,000 gross per year based on full-time employment. We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience.

Please consider, when submitting your CV, that due to the current health crisis related to COVID-19, in our Labs in Austria, we are currently limited in extending offers to residents outside the EU. We are keeping the situation under review and would adjust our position, should the restrictive measures be removed.

Benefits of becoming one of us:

Personal & Professional development

From conference & meet-up attendances to various internal training programs, e-learning courses, our Leadership Journey and the Dynatrace Learning Platform as well as support to get various certificates – we want you to stay on top of things and continue to develop.

Sabbatical

In need of a longer break to recharge your batteries, achieve some personal goals or try something new? Our Sabbatical program offers you a special working time model for a longer period off work.

Ergonomic workplaces

Height-adjustable desks, allowing you to sit or stand while working, large, multiple monitors, laptop stands, a selection of chairs to choose from and ergonomic mice, will support your wellbeing at work. Also, learn more about ergonomic workplaces in offered workshops.

Healthy snacks & Food allowance

For power during your work day, we hook you up with a great selection of cereals, fresh fruits as well as coffee and tea, free for you at any time, and chip in on your lunch with food vouchers.

Play time

We believe in active breaks from work. Thus, you'll find many options to get your mind off your tasks in our labs: from table tennis, ping pong and swings to game consoles and fully equipped gaming areas.

Innovation Days

Great ideas, deliverables, presentations, collaboration and lots of fun: That is our quarterly Innovation Days, in which you get to spend 24 hours on a project of your liking together with your colleagues and bring these ideas to life.

Computer glasses

Working on digital screens all day can take a strain on your eyes. To help you keep up your vision, we pay a contribution towards the costs of special computer glasses.

Relocation support

You are ready to pack your bags for us? Our relocation support team will make sure everything goes as smooth as possible. Followed by a great offering of German courses for you and your partner.

Swag & Goodies

We make sure that you can be the brand embassador you want to be with lots of cool Dynatrace swag. On top, we like to surprise you with little goodies or depending on the occasion, bigger thank yous.

Regular team events

We strongly believe in celebrating our successes together and enjoy each other's company. We like to party, take trips, do sports or cook together – also remote but even more so in person.
Check out all our employee benefits here.

Any questions?
Feel free to contact us!

You are thinking about moving for your new job and need help?
Check out our relocation support.