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Researcher Blockchain DLT

Publish Date:  Jan 6, 2022

Madrid, Comunidad De Madrid, ES-Spain

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.



We are searching for a Researcher in Blockchain to join our Atos team!


Basic required skills:

  • Expert senior knowledge applicable for the implementation, testing and integration of distributed apps over blockchain including business logic based on Smart Contracts for different kinds of solutions.
  • Experienced in information systems requirements definition, software design and development, and testing/deployment of systems.
  • Experience and knowledge in Hyperledger, Ethereum technologies
  • Fluent spoken and written English
  • Self-starter, proactive and autonomous character
  • Good skills for team work and well-disposed to learn new technical concepts and techniques
  • Ability to lead technical discussions / negotiation among multiple actors.


Other valuable skills: 

  • Awareness of national/international blockchain related partnerships/associations (eg Alastria, EBSI…) 
  • Desirable knowledge of electronic ID technologies and access control mechanisms (federated identity protocols SAML 2.0/OIDC/OAuth 2.0, mobile identity protocols (FIDO, Mobile Connect…), access control including user-centric protocols (UMA, proxy re-encryption) electronic passports, border control systems, others (distributed ledger/blockchain for data security, self-sovereign identity).
  • Desirable expertise with privacy-enhancing technologies (such as pseudonymisation, anonymisation, differential privacy, data masking, secure multi-party computation, zero-knowledge proofs, attribute-based credentials, homomorphic encryption, searchable encryption, private information retrieval, verifiable encryption mechanisms for transparency towards data subjects, privacy risk management methodologies, Privacy Impact Assessments, Personal Information Management Systems, solutions for GDPR compliance)
  • Experience / knowledge in distributed systems, internet communication protocols, experience with continuous development/continuous integration.
  • Past involvement in research or innovation activities (H2020 / FP7 or others) Activities
  • Responsibility over architecture and design of security solutions for distributed apps based on blockchain/DLT in tasks / WP led by Atos with capacity for negotiation with other partners for work division and agreement on common technical approaches.
  • Lead of technical WPs/tasks and participation in proposals assuming leadership.
  • Expert senior knowledge application for the implementation, testing and integration of distributed apps over blockchain including business logic based on Smart Contracts for different kinds of solutions (e.g. for transactions and monetization mechanisms in marketplaces, authorization/control/verification of personal data, etc.).
  • Support to Self-Sovereign Identity solutions aligned with standards (DIDs, verifiable credentials) and adapting / extending open source reference implementations (for issuers, holders and verifiers of such identities).
  • Support to strategy for interaction with national and European platforms (Alastria, EBSI+ESSIF) to align with specifications, APIs of components and services from such platforms and in EU projects where Atos provides blockchain solutions and for proposals or new commercial opportunities with customers.
  • Defining Proofs of Concept/demos to present to potential customer based on intermediate project results.



  • Competitive remuneration package.
  • Extensive training programs.
  • Flexible working schedule.
  • Long term career opportunities and professional growth in a global company.




Here you will be working on various projects with skillful co-workers to share experience with and you will enrich your knowledge base! As an employer we give equal opportunities and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


If you recognize the opportunity to grow your professional career in a multinational company like ours - apply today only with a CV in English! All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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