ICT Developer

ICT Developer

Published Deadline Location
14 Jan 28 Jan Heerlen

Job description

Blockchain technology and “DeFi” are changing energy industry by making energy markets available to everyone, everywhere.
Within the context of the Blockchain for prosumers Interreg project (BC4P) you will be an active actor in changing how energy is delivered to households and industry by developing a DAPP in collaboration with our partners. Within BC4P you will interface with our partners to develop a solution to connect reusable energy sources in a decentralized market, allowing the emergence of prosumers who can buy and sell energy by using smart contracts and the blockchain.
In addition to working into the BC4P project, As a Blockchain/Solidity Developer you will join OUNL to develop blockchain and NFT decentralized markets for a heterogeneous and groving innovation environment in the Brightland Smart Service Campus, within the Centre for Actionable Research of the Open University of the Netherlands (CAROU).

Specifications

The Open Universiteit (OU)

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate would have a number of the following kills
  • MsC in Computer Science with subjects concerning software engineering or related discipline
  • Good knowledge of main programming languages such as Python, Java, Rust, C or C++
  • Experience with development of Solidity smart contracts
  • Frontend, Backend or Full Stack Developer (React, Node.js, ideally Typescript)
  • Experience developing, deploying and running DApps/smart contracts in production on Ethereum mainnet or L2/sidechain (ideally DeFi DApps/protocols and/or token-based use cases)
  • Knowledge of secure Solidity development patterns for tokens and DeFi protocols
  • Good understanding of Javascript Ethereum SDKs (web3,js, ethers.js)
  • Good knowledge of most prominent ERC/EIP Ethereum standards
  • Good knowledge of smart contract development tools/frameworks (Truffle, Hardhat)
  • Experience using smart contract auditing tools (MythX, other)
  • Experience working in a CI/CD setup
  • High quality and testing standards
  • Good documentation practises
  • Git project management

Bonus points for

  • Experience developing and contributing to open source projects (incl. but not limited to Solidity open source codebases)
  • Familiarity with DeFi protocols mechanics and smart contract codebases, and/or digital assets/payments and other token standards like ERC-777/20/721/1155/1400 and existing open source implementations (OpenZeppelin, Universal Token, etc.)
  • Experience with Artificial Intelligence Techniques.

Other skills to demonstrate:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English
  • Teamwork, flexibility, initiative, communication and organization
  • Willingness to constantly learn, improve and challenging yourself to stay at the top of your game

 

 

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: for a period of 20 months.

The minimum salary for a full-time position is € 2.846,- gross per month, the maximum € 4.490,- gross per month (salary scale 10) in accordance with CAO NU standards and depending upon your qualifications and experience.

The Open Universiteit provides good secondary benefits such as training, mobility, part-time employment and paid parental leave.

Employer

The Open Universiteit

Flexible studying anywhere in the Netherlands and (Belgium) Flanders
The Open Universiteit (OU) is the part-time university in the Netherlands. Students follow personalised and activating academic distance education and disciplinary research is carried out within the various fields of science. Students can complete bachelor and master programmes in seven fields of study. The characteristics of education are openness, flexibility and quality (see www.ou.nl/rankings). Much attention is paid to improving the study success of students. The OU has over 18,000 students and more than 700 employees. The OU has branches in the Netherlands and Belgium (see www.ou.nl/studiecentra). The main office is located in Heerlen.

The latest technologies and educational insights are applied both in the bachelor's and master's programmes and courses and in projects and programmes with partners. Nationally and internationally, the OU plays an important role in the innovation of higher education. Education is interwoven with research, which also ensures that the current state of science is incorporated. The OU invests not only in disciplinary research in eight scientific fields, but also in research in a multidisciplinary programme: Innovating for resilience.

Department

Faculty of Science

The Department of Computer Science is an enthusiastic and ambitious group of approximately 35 people (29 fte) focussing on artificial intelligence, educational and learning technology, software quality, and security and privacy issues. The group contributes to these challenges through excellent research and online teaching programmes, covering a large diversity of topics, e.g. deep learning applications in industry, intelligent tutoring systems, privacy-aware technologies, reinforcement learning, e-health applications, Bayesian networks, cyber-security, automated software testing, multi-agent systems, logics for AI, and responsible AI. The department’s research lines are presented in the research strategy “Towards high quality and intelligent software” for 2020-2025. The online academic educational programmes of this Department have received the highest accolades in the country in this domain for years.

Additional information

For further information concerning the position, please contact Dr Stefano Bromuri at stefano.bromuri@ou.nl.
For further information concerning the work environment, please contact Martine Hermans martine.hermans@ou.nl.

ATTENTION: the e-mail addresses mentioned above are only given to obtain information about this vacancy. Please apply for this position by sending an email to the email address mentioned under ‘Procedure’.

For additional information about the OU and the Faculty of Science, please visit our website www.ou.nl.

Specifications

  • Education
  • Engineering
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • University graduate
  • AC/FAC/BW/22004

Employer

The Open Universiteit (OU)

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Please apply to this position by sending an email with your motivation letter and CV and stating the vacancy number to: solliciteren@ou.nl.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Please apply to this position by sending an email with your motivation letter and CV and stating the vacancy number to: solliciteren@ou.nl.

Make sure to apply no later than 28 Jan 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).