We are Austria’s largest research and technology organisation and an international player in applied research for innovative infrastructure solutions. This makes us a powerful development partner for industry and a top employer in the scientific community. Our Center for Energy is seeking to hire new Ingenious Partners for our location in Vienna:

Senior Scientist (m/f/d) for Urban Data Platforms

Digital Resilient Cities

  • You are part of a team researching how urban data platform can improve urban development and management.
  • You work on smart city projects related to urban data platforms world-wide.
  • Your colleagues are from a wide range of urban related disciplines such as urban planners, geographers, data scientist, energy and water experts.
  • You design, acquire and lead national and European research and client projects for urban data platforms in smart cities.
  • You involve in the conceptional and technical implementation for platform-based services and applications.
  • You evaluate the developments in the field and shape our research agenda.
  • You actively engage in the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities, the FIWARE community and other relevant networks.
  • You build up the urban data platform topic as an integral part of the service portfolio of our unit.
  • You motivate, lead and develop an interdisciplinary team of researchers and supervise PhDs.
  • You are a node actively cooperating with all relevant experts and units within AIT.  
  • As an internationally recognized expert in your field you receive invitations to conferences, book contributions and reviews.
Your qualifications as an Ingenious Partner*:
  • PhD or equivalent in Business Informatics, Geoinformatics, Urban Data Science or another relevant field
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience
  • Proven experience in successful project acquisition
  • Competence in leading and developing teams in a research environment
  • Excellent understanding of FIWARE
  • Excellent command of software architecture (incl. e.g. Micro Service Architectures, APIs, OGC services etc.)
  • Proven programming skills (Javascript, Python, SQL, etc.)
  • Strong network in relevant research community, standardization bodies and/or industry
  • Very good communication and presentation skills in English and German

What to expect:
The minimum gross annual salary according to the collective agreement is EUR 61.320,--. The actual salary will be determined individually, based on your qualifications and experience. In addition, we offer company benefits, flexible working conditions, individual training and career opportunities.

At AIT, the promotion of women is important to us - that's why we are especially looking forward to hearing from female applicants!

Please submit your application documents including CV, motivational letter and certificates online.

Interested in our Research Field? Then please check out our additional positions:

Scientist (m/f/d) for Urban Data Platforms: https://jobs.ait.ac.at/Job/130755
Senior Scientist (m/f/d) for Urban Climate Simulation and Impact Assessment: https://jobs.ait.ac.at/Job/130754
Research Engineer (m/f/d) for Urban Climate Modelling and Assessment: https://jobs.ait.ac.at/Job/130753

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