Cryptography Researcher

Location: Boston, MA, United States
Date Posted: 07-12-2017
Provide expertise in theoretical and applied cryptography and lead research in the areas of cryptographic algorithms and protocols. Our Research and Development activities in this area focus on generic, cryptographic technologies (such as standard and advanced cryptography, side-channel resistance, protocols, and applications) and on the applications of these technologies to the security and resiliency architectures of next-generation mission-critical systems: from drones and satellites, to handheld devices and miniature sensors, to high-performance secure cloud computing, and many others. Your initial projects assignments will take into account the preferences and interests you express during the interview; you will be fully expected to influence the directions of these projects, as well as future R&D directions of our group. Requirements: PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related fields; in lieu of PhD, a Masters with 4 or more years of relevant experience will be considered. Deep knowledge and extensive experience with the design, analysis, verification, and implementation of cryptographic algorithms and protocols. Academic or professional research experience and/or publications. Knowledge of cryptography-related government and industry standards. The passion to convert vision into reality, excellent work ethic, and effective communication skills are essential. Desired knowledge and skills include one or more of the following: Applied cryptography and security protocols. Threat modeling and security requirements analysis. Algorithms, data-structures, and state-machines.

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