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Senior Cryptographer in Symmetric Key
CYBERCRYPT: Copenhagen, Zurich or Munich

We are an international company with branches in Copenhagen, Zurich and Munich. We are looking to strengthen our team of in-house cryptographic experts in either of our locations.

The right person will work on internal and external high-end projects in the area of cryptology. This will involve cutting-edge cryptographic design, cryptanalysis, software development, contributions to product development, customer trainings, security evaluations, etc.

A PhD degree in symmetric-key cryptology (block ciphers, stream ciphers, MACs or hash functions) or a closely related area is a requirement. Proficiency in the efficient software implementations of cryptographic algorithms for such platforms as modern Intel or ARM CPUs is a plus. Postdoctoral research experience in symmetric-key cryptology as well as teaching experience is also an advantage.

We expect that our new Senior Cryptographer can generate value for the company and for our customers. An important part of your job is to take technical responsibility for projects and to be a great team player who is a pleasure to work with. You take the initiative, provide high quality and always deliver on time.

We offer a highly attractive compensation, a permanent contract, a dynamic international working environment, a conference travel package, relocation benefits, an employee success participation plan, as well as significant time and budget to conduct cryptologic research.

Applications will be reviewed on the ongoing basis. Planned target date for employment is 1 April 2020 or sooner.

Please send your CV incl. the list of publications and a motivational letter to You can also use this email address if you have any questions about the position.

Contact: Dr. Andrey Bogdanov
Last updated: 2020-01-16 posted on 2020-01-16