Security Software Engineer (Cryptography)

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary 90000-110000
Job type Permanent
Discipline Cyber Security
Contact NameGeorge Ratcliffe
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

The Security Engineer position resides in the Security and Privacy Technologies department. The team drives innovation toward a unified threat-resistant networking environment for both wired and mobile experiences. We research, develop, publish, improve, and influence tools and standards to advance security and privacy. We develop new controls to keep our industry ahead of threats and adversaries on the network. We develop communities that evangelize and foster collaboration, dissemination of knowledge, best practices, and training. In doing so, this team is critical in all projects, but more than that, we are foundational to the projects and technologies in an entire industry – when people ask you what you do at work, you can tell them that you keep them safe online.
Why This Role Is Exciting
The Security Engineer role will engage across a variety of standards organizations. The ideal candidate will represent an entire industry, so you must be professional in leveraging persuasion, influence, and technical skills to gain consensus among other experts in the field. You will collaborate with a variety of partners, including product owners, legal, and security experts, to deliver security solutions to industry adoption.  The impact of your work will help build the technology stacks that will be used across the internet and your efforts will support security-enabled network technologies that you can be proud of for your entire career.
What You’ll Do
  • Research, write, and edit documentation including technical requirements, evaluation plans, white papers, test results, technical manuals, presentation and reports.
  • Evaluate and develop specifications, technical requirements and algorithms for future industry products, applications, and platforms.
  • Engage in the design and implementation of applications and platforms within a specific area of research, partnering with the product team and other stakeholders through development.
  • Contribute to the industry by crafting patents, API's and other intellectual property.
  • Collaborate with teams outside of immediate work group. Representing the work team in providing solutions to technical issues associated with assigned projects.
What Is a Must Have
  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer/software/cybersecurity/privacy.
  • Excellent programming skills, preferably in languages such as Python or C++.
  • Experience developing frameworks, methodologies, or assessments to evaluate effectiveness and robustness of technologies, and sharing this knowledge within the broader community.