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Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

DarkMatter is developing a suite of communication applications covering encrypted voice, instant messaging, email and other in-transit data.  Working in a fast paced environment, the candidate will be responsible for software design, implementation, testing, debugging, and deployment of security-focused products and services.

Our ideal candidate is bright, responsible, self-motivated, and confident, with a focus on execution and getting stuff done. We look for problem solvers who can anticipate problems, look beyond immediate issues, and take initiative to improve our software. We believe in short feedback loops, well-designed APIs, test driven development, automation wherever possible, to make sure we can minimize friction and focus on solving the big problems.  The successful candidate will join a talented team of experienced software engineers, working on challenging projects. 

In this role, you will:

  • Own the security architecture for all Secure Comms applications
  • Design and develop prototypes on advanced security use cases across cross-functional teams
  • Socialize and productize solutions by working with functional R&D groups
  • Produce architecture, design and implementation that is secure, reliable, robust, modular, maintainable, scalable and efficient
  • Prototyping solutions in Hardware, Firmware and Software in research areas including security, machine learning, AI, IOT and Edge computing
  • Collaborate with the team to define, design, and ship new features
  • Consistently deliver on commitments on time and with quality
  • Gain and contribute to developing new technologies in applied security

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

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Engineering or related technical field. Strong research background is a plus
  • 4+ years of Research experience – university and/or commercial

Desired skills:

  • Experience with commercial/research deployments of embedded solutions – ARM/Intel chipsets, Linux/Android/iOS, Networking solutions, Security solutions
  • Strong development experience – expertise in 1 or 2 programming languages, at least one scripting language, debugging and development environments (Git, Jira, Jenkins, JTAG, Debuggers, Static analyzers etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • OS architectures and OS security principles – Android, Windows, IOS
  • Demonstrated ability to implement complex algorithms
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, concurrency, modern design patterns, object-oriented software engineering best practices
  • Experience with secure development practices, secure development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience with security architecture, cryptography and secure communication protocols

 

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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DREAM ENVIRONMENT

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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