Principal Software Engineer

Location: Mississauga, Canada

Department: Engineering and Tech

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In today’s world, it is hard to imagine a life unconnected; our businesses, governments, and societies rely heavily on data and networked technology. The blending of infrastructure and technology has given rise to ‘smart cities’, and irreversible trends like the Internet of Things, autonomous transportation, cloud computing, fundamentally shifting the way we live.

DarkMatter Group provides the complete spectrum of digital transformation and cyber solutions to enable enterprises and governments to become smart, safe and cyber-resilient. Our solutions are aimed at enhancing and securing the key sectors that underpin society - defense, intelligence, civil government, financial services, transportation, energy, and telecommunications.

You will work with cross-functional teams including in-house Cryptography offering the most advanced and secure crypto services and solutions, Blockchain group with a one-of-a-kind, smart-environment-ready SDK allowing blockchain technology at the heart of many smart implementations, including paperless governments and hospitals, smart cities and countries.

Principal Software Engineer

Mississauga | Ontario | Canada

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.  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:

  • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve client and server side security components
  • 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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Development experience using Java, C, or C++.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, concurrency, modern design patterns, object-oriented software engineering best practices
  • Familiarity with security and cryptogaphy
  • Ability to implement complex algorithms
  • Experience with performance and memory tuning
  • Familiarity with development and configuration tools (Git, Jira, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with security architecture, cryptography and secure communication protocols
  • Understanding of cryptographic algorithms
  • Familiarity with common attack types
  • Experience with secure development practices

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

Zeline 1 Oy, a subsidiary of DarkMatter LLC (UAE), Elektroniikkatie 8, 90590 Oulu, Finland

Founded in September 2016, DarkMatter Finland is dedicated to making the most secure phones in the world. Our specialist team of 14 professionals has 250 years’ experience of the mobile telecoms industry between them, including product concepts and innovation, technology scouting and implementation, sourcing, industrial design, HW, mechanics and antenna development.

We also have product management and marketing expertise, and UI/UX design capabilities.

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