Software engineer

Industry solutions and blockchain

Ref. 2019-05

Project description

The Industry Solutions and Blockchain group is active both in developing key technologies that ship with IBM products and in maintaining a strong academic research profile and has a focus on Blockchain, and Crypto or System security. In particular, the group is part of the core team that designs and develops Hyperledger Fabric, the popular open source blockchain platform.

This is an excellent opportunity for highly qualified and creative candidates with an ambition to work with an international team of researchers in a world-class industrial research organization.


Candidates are expected to have the following background and interests

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related discipline
  • Strong knowledge of programming languages (in particular C/C++, and optionally golang, bash, python)
  • Strong skills and experience in system-level programming, large distributed systems, and optionally blockchain
  • Experience with open source projects and a strong understanding of DevOps
  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities
  • Fluency in English.
The position is available immediately. The successful candidate will enjoy an internationally competitive salary and work in a collaborative and creative group in an exclusive research environment.


IBM is committed to diversity at the workplace. With us you will find an open, multicultural environment. Excellent flexible working arrangements enable all genders to strike the desired balance between their professional development and their personal lives.

How to apply

Please send your CV including contact information for references to

HR Business Partner
IBM Research – Zurich
Säumerstrasse 4
8803 Rüschlikon Switzerland

For technical information, please contact:
, Manager Industry Solutions and Blockchain.