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


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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.

Dynatrace provides software intelligence to simplify cloud complexity and accelerate digital transformation. With automatic and intelligent observability at scale, our all-in-one platform delivers precise answers about the performance and security of applications, the underlying infrastructure, and the experience of all users to enable organizations to innovate faster, collaborate more efficiently, and deliver more value with dramatically less effort. That’s why many of the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace®️ to modernize and automate cloud operations, release better software faster, and deliver unrivalled digital experiences.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and to keep our Dynatracers safe, we adapted to a hybrid working model (partly Home Office, partly at the Office). In the Post-Covid 19 reality, there will be the option to choose between a hybrid (mix of Remote Work and at the Office Work) or full onsite (at the office) working model.

Benefits of becoming one of us:

Leading software

You will work on the latest technologies and innovations, and create value for millions of people worldwide with what you do.

Commuter benefits

You can choose between different options for your daily commute, which may vary from lab to lab: reserving a parking spot at a small fee, a fully paid public transportation ticket or receiving a money voucher when selecting to commute by walk, scooter or bike.

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.

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.

Team spirit

We help each other, mentor each other and push each other to grow, fostering a unique culture of collaboration.

Employee discounts

We've teamed up with various suppliers and partners to offer you special discounts for their products and services. This way you can make quite some savings and benefit from exclusive offers.

Flexible working hours

You can choose from various different working time models, selecting what fits your individual needs best.

Autonomy Principle

Anyone at Dynatrace can trigger change. We live by the autonomy principle, which says that any person can make any decision, but they must first consult all of those who are impacted by it. You don't only have a voice but the power to act upon it.

Corporate responsibility

We care for the communities we are part of and give back whenever possible. We participate in charity actions as a company and encourage our teams to do so as well. And we shop local, organic and fair-trade.

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.
Check out all our employee benefits here.

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