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Blockchain Developer (C3133)

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Blockchain Developer (C3133)

ETH Zurich is one of the leading universities of the world with a strong focus on science and engineering. In 2010 it established the Singapore-ETH Centre (SEC) in collaboration with the National Research Foundation (NRF) to do interdisciplinary research on pressing problems.

The centre currently runs several research programmes with the Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) as one of the programmes. It is home to a community of over 100 PhD, postdoctoral and Professorial researchers working on diverse themes related to sustainable cities and resilient infrastructure systems. In the course of their work, researchers actively collaborate with universities, research institutes, industry, and government agencies with the aim of offering practical solutions.

Project background

The Circular Future Cities (CFC) project aims to develop a systems approach for informing the design of sustainable housing with circular material flows in urban areas. The project will provide integrated frameworks and tools based on advanced digital technology for informing design and deploying effective circular-economy resources solutions. As part of the CFC, we are investigating innovative use-case for blockchain technology to support circularity. In particular, we are interested in the question how to create digital building assets and how to secure them.

Job description

We are looking for a software developer who is proficient in Python and JavaScript. Your primary focus will be to (1) systematically review existing solutions and related work; and (2) to develop prototypes and proof-of-concept applications. You are expected to work as part of a distributed team located in Singapore and Zurich. We are looking for candidates who are interested in working in a multi-disciplinary and international research environment with flat hierarchies and a start-up vibe; who are driven by curiosity and not afraid of learning new things.

Your profile

You are required to have:

  • Relevant degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (e.g., BSc, MSc, PhD or equivalent) and a proven track record (min 1 years) in software development.
  • Strong proficiency in Python and JavaScript.
  • Knowledge of blockchain technology and smart contracts.
  • Ability to systematically review related work and analyse existing solutions regarding their suitability for our purposes.
  • Experience with Github.
  • Good presentation and communication skills (i.e., ability to clearly articulate ideas/thoughts).
  • Ability to take ownership and work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Fluency in English both spoken and written.

Nice to haves include:

  • Experience with Web 3.0
  • Experience with the Ethereum blockchain
  • Experience with smart contract programming using Solidity

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

Interested?

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • Cover letter 
  • CV/resume
  • Portfolio (if any)

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

Further information about FCL Global can be found on our website. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr Heiko AYDT, email aydt@arch.ethz.ch (no applications).

For recruitment services the GTC of ETH Zurich apply.

In line with our values, ETH Zurich encourages an inclusive culture. We promote equality of opportunity, value diversity and nurture a working and learning environment in which the rights and dignity of all our staff and students are respected. Visit our Equal Opportunities and Diversity website to find out how we ensure a fair and open environment that allows everyone to grow and flourish.

Job details

Title
Blockchain Developer (C3133)
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Location
Rämistrasse 101 Zurich, Switzerland
Published
2021-10-13
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