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As a Symmetric Cryptography Researcher, you will:
Design and implement symmetric cryptographic algorithms on software.
Conduct research in the field of symmetric cryptography and lightweight cryptography
Perform security assessments of cryptographic primitives at theoretical and implementation level.
Work closely with the other R&D teams to build secure systems using state-of-the-art cryptographic algorithms and protocols.
PhD degree in one of the following: Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information theory, Mathematics, Computer Science or any relevant Engineering degree.
Valuable publications record in the field of Symmetric Cryptography.
Knowledge of relevant theoretical and practical cryptanalysis techniques.
Extensive experience developing in C, C++, x86 or ARM assembly, Rust or Go.
Understanding of security attacks, including: timing, cache-based and microarchitectural attacks, and the corresponding countermeasures.