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Post Quantum Cryptography Researcher

Date: 22-Sep-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: Post Quantum Cryptography Researcher 

 

Job Description

 

  • Design and implement quantum-safe PKE/KEM and digital signature schemes
  • Conduct research and development in one of the following:
    • lattice-based cryptography
    • code-based cryptography
    • hash-based cryptography
    • isogeny-based cryptography
  • Perform security assessments of crypto-primitives and cryptosystems at the theoretical and implementation level
  • Research on zero knowledge proofs using codes and lattices

 

Skills required for the job

 

  • Extensive experience developing in C, C++, Rust or Go.
  • Deep understanding of cryptographic algorithms and protocols.
  • Understanding of security attacks, including: side-channel analysis, fault injection, microarchitectural attacks, and the corresponding countermeasures.
  • Knowledge of cryptanalysis algorithms for post quantum cryptography is a plus

 

Qualifications

 

  • MSc or PhD degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory and 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.