Content Protection Solutions Architect
Cryptography Research - San Francisco, CA

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Content Protection Solutions Architect

Cryptography Research Inc. (CRI) is hiring a talented Solutions Architect to join our world class technology team in our San Francisco office. The Solutions Architect will work with customers and partners to integrate CRI’s solutions into pay TV, conditional access, and other content protection systems. They will also play an important role the development of CRI’s next generation content protection systems. This position will have significant responsibility and visibility across multiple groups within CRI.

• Map CRI content protection solutions to customer and partner systems, providing direct technical support in pre-sales, customer integration, and internal R&D.
• Work with customers to customize operational processes and workflows, including device provisioning, enrollment, content encryption, and system management.
• Write detailed technical requirements, specifications, and use case documentation.
• Specify new products and assist in product roadmap, using information gained from product explorations, customer discussions, and CRI technical experts
• Drive architectural development for new content protection systems, including ASIC hardware and supporting software and production capabilities
• Ten or more years of significant, relevant experience in the general area of content protection and security.
• Must have deep experience with video content protection systems from the perspective of system operator, conditional access system provider, hardware supplier (set-top box or set-top box chipsets), or other parts of the content delivery and security ecosystem. Experience with multiple parts of the industry desirable.
• Solid understanding of content delivery and security across multiple system types, including satellite, cable, broadcast, IPTV/OTT
• Solid understanding of general security principles, cryptography, threat models
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively and professionally with key customers and partners on critical projects
• Experience as a system architect with significant responsibility for content protection, conditional access, or other related systems
• Significant experience writing and maintaining detailed technical specifications
• Experience working with business development teams and other stakeholders to gather and define requirements for new products
• BS or MS degree in electrical or computer engineering or closely related degree/experience
• Strong industry references
Personal Attributes
• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Able to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
• Able and willing to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
• Highly self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail.
• A demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute tasks so as to achieve goals in an innovative, fast-paced environment
• Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.