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Quantum Driven Cybersecurity

Cryptography Engineer

£40k – £80k • 0.0% – 0.5%
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Would you like to be part of a dynamic team working at the cutting edge of cybersecurity and quantum technology? Come work as a cryptography engineer at our growing company with opportunities to grow and learn in an exciting startup environment in central London.

The Company:

Crypto Quantique is a young, VC-backed company operating in the cybersecurity space. Founded on ground-breaking research, the company is building secure integrated circuits that harness quantum effects at the microscopic level for use in the IoT and other sectors.

Our team has a variety of backgrounds including experienced engineers (we have a combined work experience of decades), several PhDs and some more recent graduates.

We’re operating at the intersection of two trending technology fields, quantum physics and cybersecurity - you’ll be learning about, and developing, bleeding edge technology.

Job Overview:

Our growing company is seeking to hire a Cryptography Engineer who will work to develop the security solution offered with our Quantum Driven Secure Chip.

As part of the team, you will explore cryptographic methods that may be used with our core technology to improve the security of the Internet of Things. The role is therefore highly research focussed and the work will be highly experimental in nature.

A PhD or an MSc in computer science, computer engineering or a related field is required.

To succeed in this position, candidates should exhibit exceptional understanding of cryptography and problem-solving skills.

Deep understanding of PKI, key exchange and quantum-safe algorithm is desired.

You should be resourceful, analytical and display good communication and team-working abilities.

Previous experience in a cryptography/cyber security role is a plus.

Responsibilities and Duties:

- Developing and verifying the architecture of the Crypto Quantique security solution.

- Verifying/testing the algorithms/implementations used with the Quantum Driven Secure Chip.

- Participating in developing cryptographic libraries and APIs for use as part of the Crypto Quantique product suite.

- Creating documentation to explain the security and benefits of Crypto Quantique’s solutions.

- Writing patents and academic papers where appropriate.

- Collaborating with other CQ employees to achieve team goals and milestones.

- Attending talks, seminars and other events relevant to Crypto Quantique.

Qualifications and Requirements:

- PhD in mathematics, computer science, or a related field. Candidate with an MSc degree in the same fields with enough experience are also qualified.

- Strong understanding of cyber security.

- Proven cyber security research experience.

- Some experience with computer programming is a bonus.
- Knowledge of C, C++ or Python.

- Knowledge of or experience with Agile development methodologies is a bonus.

- A willingness to learn new programming languages and technologies.

- Adaptability and strong problem-solving skills.

- Ability to work as part of a team.

Why Should You Apply?

- Excellent growth and development opportunities.

- Exciting and dynamic work environment.

We particularly welcome applications from people from groups under-represented in the Cyber Security industry.

Crypto Quantique at a glance

Quantum Driven Cybersecurity

Crypto Quantique focuses on Semiconductors and Cyber Security. Their company has offices in London. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at https://cryptoquantique.com or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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