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Senior FHE Researcher

Date: 01-Jun-2021

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Technology Innovation Institute

Technology Innovation Institute (TII) is a publicly funded research institute, based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is home to a diverse community of leading scientists, engineers, mathematicians, and researchers from across the globe, transforming problems and roadblocks into pioneering research and technology prototypes that help move society ahead.


Cryptography Research Centre


In our connected digital world, secure and reliable cryptography is the foundation of digital information security and data integrity. We address the world’s most pressing cryptographic questions. Our work covers post-quantum cryptography, lightweight cryptography, cloud encryption schemes, secure protocols, quantum cryptographic technologies and cryptanalysis.


Today, our research focuses on: 


  • Cryptography for the era of quantum computers
  • Cryptography for the Internet of Things and Cyber Physical Systems
  • Cryptography for the Cloud
  • Cryptographic protocols
  • Cryptography engineering
  • Cryptanalysis


Position: Senior FHE Researcher


Job Description


  • Conduct research on state-of-the-art FHE schemes
  • Analyze project requirements and provide technical and functional recommendations
  • Supervise the design and implementation of FHE building blocks to machine learning applications
  • Propose new projects and research directions


Skills required for the job


  • 4+ years of work experience in the field
  • Knowledge of partially-, somewhat-, and fully homomorphic encryption schemes
  • Deep understanding of lattice-based cryptography
  • Quick learner, geared towards implementation
  • Eager to develop new skills and willing to take ownership of projects
  • Strong track record of publishing in top tier conferences
  • Experience in C, C++, Rust or Go is a plus. Software engineering skills, such as agile methodologies, versioning, and knowledge with hardware languages is also a plus





  • MSc or PhD degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory, Mathematics or Computer Science



At TII, we help society to overcome its biggest hurdles through a rigorous approach to scientific discovery and inquiry, using state-of-the-art facilities and collaboration with leading international institutions. Our rigorous discovery and inquiry-based approach helps to forge new and disruptive breakthroughs in advanced materials, autonomous robotics, cryptography, digital security, directed energy, quantum computing and secure systems.