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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. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, productize, maintain and improve security solutions on Linux and Android
  • 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
  • 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.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • OS Security architectures – 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 2 or more of the following areas
    • 4+ years of Linux, Android and/or Embedded security experience
    • Embedded Platform Security (ARM TrustZone, Secure Element, TPM)
    • Understanding of Android 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, Android NDK and native frameworks, Android SDK and Java frameworks
  • Experience with building custom Android solutions from AOSP or alike
  • Experience with secure development practices, secure development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Understanding of Cryptography, System On-a Chip and Phone Security
  • Experience with security architecture, cryptography and secure communication protocols

About Dark Matter

DarkMatter is a cybersecurity firm that is transforming the cybersecurity landscape by providing a complete range of state-of-the-art services and solutions to government and commercial clients.

Staffed by global experts, DarkMatter provides peace of mind through consulting and project implementations that are scalable to clients of any size and that address any domain of electronic security threat or risk. As a trusted partner to government and critical infrastructure entities, the firm also works with leading global companies operating in the field of electronic security and cybersecurity.

Both agile and innovative, DarkMatter takes a comprehensive end-to-end approach to helping its clients navigate the complex and ever-evolving world of threat and risk mitigation strategies, tools, policies and systems. Solutions include strategic advisory, security consulting, security products and services, and recovery.

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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