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Pre-Doc Researcher (m/f/x) for Distributed Data Systems and Real-Time Analytics

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

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 

Your research should focus on topics in one or multiple of the following fields: 

  • Transaction processing 

  • Query processing 

  • Cloud databases 

  • Similarity search and data extraction 

  • Distributed systems 

  • Data Sketching & Compression 

  • Stream processing and analysis 

  • Query optimization 

  • New architectures and caching 

  • Indexing and search 

Your role 

  • Conduct research in the field of Distributed Data Systems and/or Real-time Analytics with the goal of completing a PhD 

  • Design the new architecture to address the massive data ingest and data handling as well as develop optimized algorithms 

  • Contribute to the global Research Community: Publish and disseminate research findings in journals and speak at conferences 

  • Actively take part in scientific and industrial cooperation projects 

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


  • Master-level degree in Computer Science or a related field 

  • Interest and curiosity for at least one of the relevant research topics (as mentioned above)  

  • Willingness to publish and present your research results (for example, in scientific journals and conferences) 

  • A good feeling for performance and resource constraints  

  • Excellent English skills (oral and written)

Additional Information

Application deadline: None. We are looking for the right person for the job. 

Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 47,600 gross per year based on full-time employment (38.5 h/week). We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience.   

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