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Senior Cloud Native Security Researcher (m/f/x)

Company Description

Dynatrace exists to make the world’s software work perfectly. Our unified software intelligence platform combines broad and deep observability and continuous runtime application security with the most advanced AIOps to provide answers and intelligent automation from data at an enormous scale. This enables innovators to modernize and automate cloud operations, deliver software faster and more securely, and ensure flawless digital experiences. That is why the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace® to accelerate digital transformation.

Job Description

Research Fields: 

  • Real-time Application Protection   

  • Threat and attack detection 

  • Supply Chain Attacks 

  • Data Privacy and Data Protection 

  • Cloud Security | Cyber Security 

Your Role: 

  • Conduct independent research in the field of Cloud Native Security 

  • Identify new research topics and develop prototypes in one or more fields as mentioned above 

  • Define use cases and demos to connect novel research ideas with product components 

  • Bridge academic research and commercial technology development: Collaborate with our application security team and other internal and external stakeholders  

  • Contribute to the global research community: Publish and disseminate research findings in journals, speak and present at conferences  

  • Actively take part in scientific and industrial cooperation projects 

  • Guide PhD and master students in their career path 

  • Assist the lead researcher in defining and prioritizing the research roadmap 


  • PhD in Computer Science or a related field  

  • Experience and/or expertise in at least one of the relevant research topics (as mentioned above)  

  • Good understanding of cyber and cloud security topics and their impacts on products and customer experience 

  • Strong publication record (of course in relation to the "academic age")  

  • Great communication skills when it comes to presenting and discussing research results with stakeholders 

  • Excellent English skills (oral and written) 

Additional Information

What's in it for you? 

  • A one-product software company creating real value for the largest enterprises and millions of end customers globally, striving for a world where software works perfectly

  • Working with the latest technologies and at the forefront of innovation in tech on scale; but also, in other areas like marketing, design, or research. 

  • Working models that offer you the flexibility you need, ranging from full remote options to hybrid ones combining home and in-office work. 

  • A team that thinks outside the box, welcomes unconventional ideas, and pushes boundaries.  

  • An environment that fosters innovation, enables creative collaboration, and allows you to grow

  • A globally unique and tailor-made career development program recognizing your potential, promoting your strengths, and supporting you in achieving your career goals.  

  • A truly international mindset that is being shaped by the diverse personalities, expertise, and backgrounds of our global team. 

  • A relocation team that is eager to help you start your journey to a new country, always there to support and by your side. 

  • Attractive compensation packages and stock purchase options with numerous benefits and advantages

Due to legal reasons, we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 56,000 gross per year based on full-time employment (38,5 hours/week). We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience. 

Dynatracers come from different countries and cultures all over the world, speaking various languages. English is the one that connects us (55+ nationalities). If you need to relocate for a position you are applying for, we offer you a relocation allowance and support with your visa, work permit, accommodation, language courses, as well as a dedicated buddy program. 

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