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Cryptography Hardware Engineer
Technology Innovation Institute (TII) - Abu Dhabi, UAE

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 Center

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.

Position: Cryptography Hardware Engineer

  • Designing, implementing and verifying/validating cryptographic hardware cores for FPGAs and/or ASICs
  • Designing, implementing and verifying/validating cryptographic hardware cores for FPGAs and/or ASICs
  • Participating in cutting edge research projects

    Skills required for the job

  • Experience with architecture and design of hardware cryptographic accelerators
  • Strong knowledge of RTL coding, logic design principles along with timing and power implications
  • Good understanding of a wide range of (synchronous/asynchronous) digital and/or analog circuit design techniques
  • Hands-on experience with state-of-the-art CAD tools (for FPGAs and/or ASICs)
  • Experience with advanced CMOS designs - (nice to have)
  • Knowledge of Verification techniques like Tcl scripts, makefile testing, Cosimulation (UVM flow good to have) - (nice to have)
  • Understanding of implementation attacks (e.g., side-channel analysis and/or fault injection) and the corresponding countermeasures - (nice to have)
  • Proven experience (i.e., papers and/or patents) doing academic and/or industrial research


  • PhD degree in hardware/cryptography engineering (preferred) or BS/MS degree in electrical/electronic/computer engineering or 5+ years of relevant experience in the industry

  • Contact: Mehdi Messaoudi - Talent Acquisition Manager

    Last updated: 2022-09-18 posted on 2022-09-16