Senior Researcher Computer Science

Researcher/Senior Researcher (m/f/d)
Computer Science with Blockchain Experience

Do you have experience with blockchain or related technologies? Would you like to scientifically develop yourself in this field? Are you a researcher and developer? Perfect! Then you have come to the right place.

We would like to expand our team with researchers (m/f/d) in the field of computer science with experience in topics related to blockchain technology.

You should have

   Master’s degree in computer science, business informatics or comparable education.

   For senior position: Doctorate desirable

   Good knowledge of one or more modern programming languages (e.g., Rust, Go, Solidity, Typescript, Java, Python…)

   Experience with (and enthusiasm for) blockchain technologies or DLTs

   Interest in solving complex problems related to the coordination of different stakeholders in distributed systems

   Fluent in English (ideally also German)

   Ability to work in a team and good communication skills

   High degree of initiative and self-organisation

   Experience with development of DApps or smart contracts is an advantage

   Experience as a (full-stack) developer is an advantage

   Experience with publishing scientific papers or technical reports is an advantage

Your tasks would include

   Prototypical development of DApps for different research projects (e.g., in the areas of supply chain management, payment systems, and tokenization).

    using appropriate blockchain technologies (Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric…) depending on the project

    participation in the design of suitable system and software architectures

    implementation of simple frontends to demonstrate the functionality

   Coordination with customers regarding requirements and interfaces

   Foundational research on cutting-edge blockchain topics (e.g., interoperability, tooling, security, IoT…) in cooperation with our scientific partners

   Researching the latest technologies and products in the blockchain/DLT environment with regard to their applicability for current projects

   Collaboration on scientific publications

We offer

   Attractive tasks in national and international projects with well-known companies

   Collaboration in an interdisciplinary team of researchers

   Attractive full-time employment (40h/week), part-time employment also possible

   Opportunity to write a doctoral thesis (in collaboration with our partner universities)

   Continuous scientific exchange with leading scientists at ABC and our scientific partners

   Opportunity for independent and joint publication of research results in scientific conferences and journals

   Working in an international team

   Flexible working hours

   Workplace close to the metro (U1).

The minimum gross salary (full-time) is € 3,282.00 per month (14 times per year), and with a completed PhD the minimum gross salary is € 3,967.00 per month (14 times per year). Our final offer depends on your qualifications.

The Austrian Blockchain Center (ABC) is an application-oriented, nationally funded research centre. The mission of the Center is to be the Austrian one-stop-shop research centre for Blockchain (and related) technologies used in industrial applications such as Industry 4.0 / IoT as well as in finance, energy, logistics, government and administration applications. Together with our scientific partners, we provide services to a wide range of industries, from financial services to manufacturing.

Are you interested?

Please send us your CV and a motivation letter to!


We would like to increase our share of women and would be happy if we could fill these positions with women.