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Research & Development specialist on software engineering for smart contracts, blockchain and Fintech

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    University of Luxembourg
    Computer science
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    01/07/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Luxembourg › Luxembourg


The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.


The University of Luxembourg is seeking to hire a highly motivated and an outstanding Research (and Development) specialist in the area of software engineering or data analytics for its Interdisciplinary Centre of Security and Trust (SnT), within the TruX Research Group.


Research & Development specialist on software engineering for smart contracts, blockchain and Fintech


  • Ref: RCREQ0004138
  • Fixed-term contract 1 year (CDD) which may be extended up to 5 years. Full-time 40 hrs/week
  • Start day: As soon as possible



SnT carries out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with governmental, industrial and international partners. SnT is active in several national projects funded by National Research Fund (FNR) and local industries, and international research projects funded by the EU FP7 programme, H2020 programme and the European Space Agency (ESA). For further information, you may check: www.securityandtrust.lu


The candidate will work in the TruX Research Group conducting research on trustworthy software engineering. The group has a standing experience and expertise on successfully running industrial projects, especially in the Fintech domain with currently several partnerships with major players of the Luxembourg financial place. These partnerships strongly rely on advanced technologies such as:

  • Blockchain
  • AI including machine learning
  • Information retrieval, Natural Language Processing


Your Role

The successful candidate will take lead in the development of a PoC product for secure mobile money targeting the context of developing countries. S/he will mainly conduct research and development on Blockchain and related assets as well as their application in off-line scenarios. The candidate’s tasks include the following:

  • Designing and implementing state-of-the-art solutions
  • Project management
  • Research development in Blockchain solutions for FinTech

For further information, please contact tegawende.bissyande@uni.lu


Your Profile

  • Master degree in any discipline relevant to this area of research (e.g., computer science, cryptography, blockchain)
  • Strong development skills
  • Expertise in project management
  • Commitment, team working and a critical mind


We offer

The University offers a one (1)-year employment contract, extendable up to five (5) years. The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of the SnT interdisciplinary research Centre.



Applications, written in English should be submitted online and should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (including your contact address, studies with grades, work experience, publication list)
  • Motivation letter
  • Contact information of 3 referees


Deadline for applications: Applications are processed until the vacancy is filled. Please apply ONLINE by 1 July 2020.

Early submission is encouraged; applications will be processed upon arrival. Applications sent by e-mail will not be considered.

Link: http://emea3.mrted.ly/2gz3o

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EURAXESS offer ID: 525959


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