Research Engineer (M/F)

Reference : ITIS-2020-018

Type: Researcher
Contract type: Fixed term contract
Duration: 24 months
Place: Belval



Your work environment

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies.

You will be part of the LIST IT for Innovative Services department

The IT for Innovative Services (ITIS) department, with its 100 researchers and engineers, focuses on the digital transformation of operations in organizations with traditional environments and digital ecosystems, with the aim of improving their performance and innovation capacity. The common thread throughout ITIS is to develop the most efficient use of big data to ensure the most appropriate decision-making processes.

The department relies on the Data Analytics Platform: a hybrid infrastructure covering the entire range of data analytics activities. The platform is based on three pillars: a high-performance computing (HPC) infrastructure, a cognitive analytics pillar and an interactive visualization wall (Viswall).

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is willing to strengthen its competences in Blockchain technologies, Smart Contracts and their use inside various fields of application, like finance, smart cities, transportation or health.

As a consequence, LIST is appointing a Research Engineer to join the “Trusted Service Supply Chains” Group, TSSC, that performs research and development activities focused on trusted, secured and privacy ensured infrastructures. TSSC is part of the “Trusted Service Systems” Unit within the “IT for Innovative Services” (ITIS) Department of LIST.




In this context; the Security, Computer Science Research Engineer will mainly joining a team working in projects related to Block Chain technologies within a Security and Privacy research group. The candidate will mainly participate in the design and security analysis of blockchain technologies as well as in the development of software solutions associated to this new technology.

You will be part of a dynamic team, working together with experts in this field.




Educational background

  • Master in IT

Required seniority

  • 1 to 2 years

Technical skills

  • Strong knowledge of Hyperledger Fabric and blockchain technology including smart contract coding
  • Knowledge on Docker containers management and on Virtualisation (VMWare, Virtual Box or equivalent )
  • Strong Coding experience (Java, Javascript, Web Interfaces,... )
  • Strong experience with Linux environment
  • Information Security Competences, any certification is an advantage (CISSP, CEH, CISM, ISO 27k,…)

Language skills

  • English is required
  • French/German/Luxembourgish would be seen as an asset


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