Crypto-Economics Researcher for Catena-X project (Germany)

Development at the cutting edge 

An amazing opportunity for those with a passion for AI and Blockchain to participate alongside industry leading and innovative forces from the automotive industry whose aim is to support the development of decentralized technologies and business models, tokenomics incentive systems as well as industry standards for information and data sharing. Catena-X sees a collaboration between organizations of all sizes, including Bosch, Siemens, Mercedes Benz, VW and BMW, as well as innovative startups and SMEs. is proud to be part of this collaboration and we are seeking talented and passionate individuals to join our team in Germany.

We aim to be your Employer of Choice by providing you with the opportunity to work with a hugely talented team developing cutting edge technology combining AI and blockchain, that will influence and change the way we share data and information. Vision

Our vision is to connect digital and real-life economies to allow automation to change the way we use data. brings expertise in multi-agent systems, artificial intelligence, advanced cryptography and decentralized machine learning to the Catena-X network . Our main focus will be to provide technologies for agent-based “smart” clients, secure and private sharing of information, and base-layer blockchain infrastructure. It will support next-generation data analytics through CoLearn network, a decentralized information-sharing system that is deployed on blockchains and aggregates learning from multiple stakeholders.

The role is building software to deliver multi-stakeholder AI using the power of blockchain technology. Our research scientists and engineers have the opportunity to work at the intersection of these two fascinating fields and shape the future of machine learning by allowing the sharing of information without compromising peoples’ privacy, security or sovereignty. This challenge involves a combination of incentive design, finance, modelling, game theory and software engineering. We are looking for talented and highly motivated technologists to help bring our vision to life.

This role involves a combination of hands-on crypto-economic problem solving and fundamental research in economic mechanism design. The Decentralized Finance (DeFi) space includes existing DeFi protocols such as automated market making and lending, and your goal will be to extend them with the aid of’s agent and artificial intelligence technologies.  Our researchers have the opportunity to publish in top conferences and work with our experienced engineers to deliver cutting edge technologies. We are interested in speaking to professionals with passion for technology who are ready to take the next step in their career. The successful candidate must be eligible to work and live in Germany where this role is based.

Location: Germany

Type: Full time or contract

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Team player with desire to learn the latest technologies.
  • Basic experience of programming in at least one relevant language such as Rust, Golang, Python, Javascript, Solidity or C/C++
  • AExperience of finance, game theory, economics or a related field (this can include undergraduate, masters or doctoral studies).
  • Ability to understand and develop new economic models
  • Willingness and ability to implement crypto-economic models in software.
  • Experience of programming in at least one relevant language such as Rust, Golang, Python, Javascript or Solidity.


  • Knowledge and understanding of Blockchain technologies
  • Smart contract development and web3 tools
  • Experience with DeFi protocols
  • Industry knowledge in the financial, manufacturing or automotive sectors.

Equal opportunity is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We value all people, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, age, ability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds, and are committed to promoting equality at every opportunity both as a partner, provider of services and as an employer.

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