Open Positions

Florida State University

From Yvo Desmedt (
As you may know I have recently moved to Florida State University. CS at
Florida State University has several openings (all ranks) in information
security including such areas as safety, reliability, security, cryptography,
and information assurance. Note that information security is the primary area
in which the department is interested in hiring new faculty members.

In case you know somebody who is interested I would appreciate that you forward
this e-mail. You can find more details at:

Note that applications will be processed as they are received. If you are
interested please send a resume (CV) and arrange for at least three letters of
reference to be sent to the following address:

  Faculty Search Committee
  Computer Science Department
  PO Box 4530
  Florida State University
  Tallahassee, FL 32306-4530

Thank you for your help in forwarding this message.

Best Regards,


Cylink Corporation

Headquartered in Santa Clara, Cylink Corporation develops, markets and supports a comprehensive family of secure electronic commerce and communications solutions used by organizations to protect and manage the access, privacy and integrity of information transmitted globally. We are currently looking for the following:

PKI Staff Systems Engineer (306-855)

Will assist in defining and refining formal PKI Engineering Specifications on the basis of existing and evolving Marketing Requirements Documents. Will participate in planning and documenting PKI development task descriptions that will satisfy the formal PKI Engineering Specifications and will assist development engineers with interpretation and design integration relative to exiting PKI system capabilities. Will work with the development engineers to establish the first executable pre-alpha PKI functionality and conduct early functionality and feasibility testing as the development engineers develop and release module-level tested "first-functionality" code. Will implement deviations from documented system requirements, consider marketing requirement changes, propose improvements to appearance and usability of implemented "first-functionality" code shall be documented by the PKI Systems Engineer to form input for mid development phase design, implementation, and code reviews. In addition, will assist the Production Quality Assurance (PQA) team in interpreting formal Engineering Specification requirements and review the formal test documentation and test results produced by the PQA team. Requires BSCS degree or equivalent experience. The ideal candidate will have 10+ years' of large integrated and communication network system experience. PKI and ASN1 experience is a plus. Candidate must have solid C, C++, MFC, and Java skills on Windows and UNIX platforms and strong documentation skills. In addition, must have project development, systems test and client/server system experience.

Product Quality Assurance Engineer PKI (E340-0755)

You will be responsible for testing products before they are released from Engineering. Duties include: develop and execute test plans and test scripts, maintain documentation of test results, analyze test results and recommend corrective action, and establish and maintain test schedules. You must have knowledge of evaluation methods in the design, development and debugging of software programs. 3 years' experience on UNIX; experience in networking and communication protocols (TCP/IP/SNMP/X25/ATM); and 2+ years' of software quality assurance engineering experience is a must. A BSCS or BSEE or / and a minimum of 6 years' experience in computer systems programming or test with emphasis on debugging, design and development is required. Database exposure such as Oracle or Informix and/or understanding of SNMP network management protocol is a plus. Black box experience is desired. Security clearance will be needed.

Software Development Engineer, Staff - Standards PKI (E122-0754)

Intermediate to high-level position as a member of the PKI development team in determining the PKI product requirements through discussions with PKI Product Marketing, end customers and detailed PKI competitive analysis. In addition, you will take part in and affect the relevant PKI standards activities to the benefit of Cylink and ensure that Cylink's PKI features reflect the necessary official and de-facto standards. Minimum of seven years experience in systems engineering and software development is required with a minimal 2-year background in PKI and standards activities. Must have BSEE/CS degree or equivalent along with strong written and verbal communication skills.

Software Development Engineer, Sr. - PKI (E122-0792)

You will modify, design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs. You will develop software for operating systems, compilers, networks, routers, databases and utilities. May assist in the design of hardware, assuring software compatibility. Work with cross-functional team members to ensure that product(s) is released on schedule with good quality. You will maintain and improve SNMP + secure SNMP implementations for CLE (and CED) product families. You will also provide SNMP design assistance to other development teams when necessary and will be responsible for maintaining and improving embedded systems development environment. The successful candidate will have a BSCS degree or equivalent work experience of 6+ years' computer applications programming. A minimum of 5+ years' of systems software engineering experience is required. Must have solid knowledge of software documentation, utilities and job control languages.

Staff Software Engineer C++/UNIX/PKI (306-814)

You will modify, design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs. You will develop client/server software to enable e-commerce applications. You will work with cross-functional team members to ensure that the product(s) released are on schedule and are of good quality. The successful candidate will have a BSEE/BSCS degree (or equivalent) and 5+ years experience in development projects. Strong programming skills with C/C++, integrating 3rd party products and network application development experience required. Knowledge of Public Key Infrastructure, Cryptography, or PKCS standards is a plus.

General Manager - PKI (A690-0796)

Responsibility for effectively building and managing product line business; and increasing company revenues from this product line, both in the short term and in the long term. You will define long-term product line strategies and validate plans through market research, sales and customer feedback. Lead the definition of new products and new versions of existing products. Will also set strategic objectives, priorities and budgets for the various elements of the marketing mix. In addition will direct the creation and implementation of both inbound and outbound marketing programs that support the company's revenue and profit goals. Will aid in the definition of target markets, and product-line positioning and support and manage the existing channel partners (including U.S. sales force). Position is responsible for achieving revenue and profit objectives for the U.S., while helping to increase sales worldwide. The successful candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years' marketing and managerial experience within the Networking, Internet or Information Security industries with an emphasis on software products sold through direct and indirect channels of distribution into Fortune 500 MIS departments. Advanced technical knowledge of the company's products and current or potential user applications for those products is desired. Exceptional and well-rounded marketing background is a must. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Marketing is required.

Program Manager - PKI (A690-0789)

In this role, you will be responsible for managing the completion of focused PKI development projects for major customer accounts. This includes creating a development plan together with the customer. The plan will include a definition of work requirements and a schedule for completion. You will coordinate the activities of the development team consisting of individuals from H/W and S/W development, Marketing, Documentation, Test, Technical Support, Sales and Legal to ensure the projects are completed on time; required contracts are executed and account relationships are enhanced. You will ensure that the product release date is fully coordinated with all cross-functional organizations and drive the team to on time project completion. You will be the owner of the project's schedule in all its aspects including milestones for product delivery. Together with the project team you will determine entry and exit points of alpha testing, beta testing, and first customer shipments of the development product. The successful candidate will have 3+ years' of industry experience including program management. Account management experience; especially in an OEM environment is a plus. Familiarity with Microsoft Project is a plus. Required is a BSEE or BSCS degree or related work experience. An advanced degree (e.g., an MBA) is desirable.

E-mail: (Connie Roucek)
Fax: +1 (408) 855-6120

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