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IACR News item: 29 June 2022

Technology Innovation Institute (TII) - Abu Dhabi, UAE
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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

The position is in the asymmetric cryptanalysis team. The team currently consists of five senior researchers (post docs) and one PhD student. We cover a broad range of expertise in post-quantum cryptanalysis with experts on multivariate-, lattice-, and code-based systems. We are currently looking to support the team particularly on the coding side by a Code-based Cryptanalysis Expert.

  • Conduct research in the field of asymmetric cryptanalysis, especially regarding post quantum secure systems with strong focus on code-based systems
  • Contribute to the NIST standardization process
  • Publish in top tier conferences and journals
  • Participate in practical cryptanalysis projects and public cryptographic challenges
  • Develop mathematical and statistical models to analyze and solve security data problems
  • Collaborate with a skillful team of software, hardware, and telecommunication engineers
  • Work with latest software and test your code on state-of-the-art High-Performance Devices
  • Attend personalized in-house trainings with top cryptographers and international conferences and workshops

    Skills required for the job

  • PhD degree in Cryptography, Applied Cryptography, Information Theory and Mathematics, Computer Science or any relevant Engineering degree
  • Strong background in coding theory and/or code-based cryptography
  • Extensive experience in theoretical and/or practical cryptanalysis
  • Valuable publications in the field of cryptanalysis
  • Extensive experience in performing side-channel attacks
  • Extensive experience developing in various programming languages (preferably C / C++, CUDA, python)
  • A passion for solving complex puzzles

    Closing date for applications:

    Mehdi Messaoudi - Talent Acquisition Manager

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