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Cryptography Hardware Engineer


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP962-659

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

You have the experience, education and drive to lead. What you're missing is the freedom to create your dream. When you join DarkMatter, you'll find that freedom and build the future of cyber security in the UAE.

As a Cryptography Hardware Engineer, you will:

- Design, implement and deploy cryptographic algorithms on hardware covering but not limited to: post-quantum cryptosystems and stream ciphers.
- Conduct research and development in hardware implementation and optimization and side-channel analysis and countermeasures.
- Perform security assessments of either crypto-primitives or cryptosystems at the theoretical and implementation level.
- Work closely with the secure communications team and other teams in the organization to design end-to-end secure communication protocols using state-of-the art and customized cryptographic algorithms and primitives.
- Be involved in the integration of developed cryptosystems within DarkMatter products.
- Enjoy all the cultural, educational and travel opportunities Abu Dhabi offers


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

- MSc or PhD degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory and Mathematics, Computer Science or any relevant Engineering degree.
- Extensive experience developing in FPGA and/or ASIC.
- Strong foundations in semiconductors, computer architecture and embedded systems.
- Deep understanding of various hardware security vulnerabilities and threats.

About the Company

DarkMatter is transforming the cyber security landscape. Headquartered in the UAE and operating globally, we're the region's first and only fully integrated digital defence and cyber security consultancy and implementation firm. Our elite team of global experts deliver advanced, next-generation solutions to governments and enterprises across the cyber security spectrum.

We help clients simplify the enormous complexity of today's ever-evolving cyber threats. Our vision is to protect the future by securing its technologies. Innovation and Research are cornerstones to our development and the activities in these areas underpin our entire range of offerings, including Secure Communications, Public Key Infrastructure and Big Data & Analytics products.

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Engineer salaries in UAE

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AED 7,000

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