Senior Cryptography Engineer

Posted 10 July 2024
Salary Competitive
Job type Contract
Discipline Cyber Security
Contact NameBobby Corbyn
Remote working Hybrid/Flexible

Job description

Stott & May are looking to speak with experienced Cryptography Engineers to assist with the build and scale out of cryptographic operations within a Financial Services client.

Type: Contract/freelance – Initially 6 months | Awaiting IR35 determination
Day Rate: TBC – Market rate for this type of role
Location: Hybrid working – Some availability to work in London or Yorkshire offices advantageous

Senior Cryptography Engineer – Responsibilities:
  • Cryptography and Key Management
  • Facilitate the adoption and use of cryptographic capabilities
  • Contribute to implementing and operationalising secure key storage mechanisms
  • Assist with the implementation of cryptography processes across the team
  • Enable the build of secure products
  • Support ongoing audit and assurance activities around key protection standards
  • Work with the Platform Team in building pipelines (cryptography operations)
  • Key generation and distribution
  • Close collab with Cyber and InfoSec teams - integrating key management practices
Senior Cryptography Engineer – Technical:
  • Experience in key handling, segregation of duties
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of how to respond to cryptography incidents
  • Previous knowledge working within a Cryptographic team
  • Certificate Management.
  • Solid understanding of HSM technologies & Thales would be great however, other (similar) competing technologies will be just fine
  • HashiCorp Vault experience and previous usage of would great
  • Solid grasp of various types of encryptions
  • File/Folder level encryption, database file encryption and application encryption
  • Communication, problem-solving, documentation, and presentation skills
  • Security & compliance frameworks/standards for cryptography (PCI-DSS, PCI-PIN, PCI-CPP, NIST, FIPS)
Senior Cryptography Engineer – Advantageous:
  • Software engineering and infrastructure as code
  • GitHub Actions and/or other potential CI/CD pipeline tooling
  • Security Architecture & design principles
  • Relevant certifications
Previous experience within Financial Services, Banking, Consumer Lending or Payments is very advantageous however, it is the experience within Key mgmt. and Cryptography that is necessary. If you have used the tooling mentioned above, you have a fantastic chance of securing this long-term contract opportunity!

Roles like these aren’t as common as they potentially will be moving forward therefore, this is a fantastic opportunity to really push your career both present and future forward – look forward to receiving your profile and discussing this in more detail.