Lead Cryptanalysis Researcher

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Lead Cryptanalysis Researcher

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

Lead Cryptanalysis Researcher

 

You have the experience, expertise and drive to lead. What you’re missing is the freedom to create your dream and the opportunity to make an impact. When you join DarkMatter, you’ll find that freedom and plenty of opportunities to immediately make an impact.

 

As a Lead Cryptanalysis Researcher, you will:

  • Challenge yourself by being responsible for cryptography related aspects of all product security assessments
  • Evaluate and assess weaknesses in information security systems ranging from single cryptographic primitives to complex protocol analysis, from classical ciphers to the newest lightweight and post-quantum schemes
  • Develop mathematical and statistical models to analyze and solve security data problems
  • Deliver high quality assessments and reports of cryptographic systems and implementations
  • Be involved in the analysis of cryptosystems developed within DarkMatter products and collaborate with world-class teams of software, hardware, network, and telecommunication engineers
  • Leverage latest academic research to create proof-of-concepts on state-of-the-art High-Performance Devices
  • Conduct research in theoretical and practical cryptanalysis
  • Mentor and coach colleagues in your area of expertise
  • Join a diverse team of passionate security experts as a valued member
  • Work in a lab environment with cutting edge equipment
  • Enjoy all the cultural, educational and travel opportunities Abu Dhabi offers

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need:

  • BS/MS/PhD in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory and Mathematics, Computer Science or relevant Engineering degree, or the equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • Combined 8+ years of experience in cryptanalysis
  • Proven knowledge in theoretical and practical cryptanalysis
  • Experience with formal verification methodologies
  • Experience with architectural software and hardware design reviews, code reviews, protocol and specification reviews
  • Experience in side-channel analysis or differential fault injection attacks would be considered a plus
  • A passion for solving complex puzzles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; including the ability to convey highly technical information to non-technical audiences

 

Working in Abu Dhabi

Just off the Arab Gulf and right next to the most perfect beaches, is a place where geniuses make an impact.

At DarkMatter, we’re turning our biggest ideas into reality in one of the fastest moving and most dynamic cities on the planet. Working here, you’ll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you’ll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you’ll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won’t have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You’ll find people of over 50 nationalities working at DarkMatter. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is a high-tech oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

 

DarkMatter is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, marital status or disability.

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At DarkMatter, you’ll find a fast-paced environment where you can shape our product roadmap. We’re a young company with the agility of a startup, but the experienced talent and resources of an established firm. With a sense of adventure and drive to succeed, you can make your dreams a reality in the Middle East.

A hub for innovation

  • The Middle East is one of the fastest moving economic regions on the planet and the UAE plays a largerole in this growth. In 2014, the government launched its National Innovation Strategy, which aims to transform the UAE into one of the world’s most innovative countries through a seven-sector plan.
  • The plan includes creating innovation incubators and technological infrastructure and supporting the private sector in building research centres, innovation communities and more. 
  • Additionally, the UAE Vision 2021 National Agenda aims to shift the nation to a knowledge-based economy. Smart cities such as Dubai and the technologies they employ are examples of how the UAE has set these goals in motion.
  • This connectivity and investment in innovation can lead to exciting career opportunities for you in an expanding economy.

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