Principal Software Architect

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Principal Software Architect

Tampere | Finland

At DarkMatter, we are building an organisation of specialists to provide the ultimate integrated cyber security protection available. Whatever the scope, scale or sensitivity of our clients’ work, we'll assess their risks, resolve their vulnerabilities and always keep them ahead of the threat, offering them the best possible products and solutions.

The Role

Working in a fast paced environment, the candidate will be responsible for software design, implementation, testing, and debugging, and deployment of security-focused products and services.  

As a Principal Software Engineer in Networked Devices, you are responsible for design and architecture of implementation of middleware or drivers as part of Agile team developing operating system and protocol software on ARM based networked device.

We look for problem solvers who can anticipate problems, look beyond immediate issues, and take initiative to improve our software. We work with positive can do attitude, issues are problems, problems are challenges, challenges are what we love.

We believe in short feedback loops, well-designed hardware and software, 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 engineers, working on challenging product creation projects. 

We deliver premium products for demanding customers, mainstream is not us.

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for architecture and design of product sub component
  • Design, develop, test, maintain and improve Linux or BSD based operating system patches, middleware and drivers.
  • Produce architecture, design and implementation that is secure, reliable, robust, modular, maintainable, scalable and efficient
  • Collaborate with the team to define, design, and ship new features
  • Consistently deliver on commitments on time and with quality
  • Interest in learning about security and cryptography
  • Participate in creation of cryptosystem with 10Gb throughput

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 12+ years of experience in Software Development
  • Development experience using Rust, C, or C++.
  • Proven experience with commercial deployments of embedded software, Linux Kernel, Device Drivers, Linux user-space software
  • Familiarity with development and configuration tools (Git, Jira, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Understanding of Layer 2 and Layer 3 networking protocols and services
  • Demonstrated ability to implement complex algorithms
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, concurrency, modern design patterns, object-oriented software engineering best practices
  • Experience with 3 or more of the following areas
    • Experience with FPGA technology and VHDL
    • 4+ years of Linux, Android and/or Embedded security experience
    • Embedded Platform Security (ARM TrustZone, Secure Element, TPM)
    • Understanding of Linux security design principles and interface guidelines
    • Experience with performance and memory tuning
    • Protocol security – IPSec, VPN, TLS, Key exchange, Key Management
    • Device, user authentication solutions ; Attestation
    • Exploit mitigation techniques, countermeasures, vulnerability assessment, fuzzing

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Linux Kernel, SELinux and native frameworks, Android SDK and Rust frameworks
  • Experience with building custom Networking solutions, from HW to SW
  • Experience with secure development practices, secure development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Understanding of Cryptography, System On-a Chip and Networking Security
  • Experience with security architecture, cryptography and secure communication protocols

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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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