Senior Member Technical Staff II-Security Engineering
Cryptography Research - San Francisco, CA

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Job ID

2210

Job Location

U.S. - San Francisco

Cryptography Research is experiencing tremendous demand for its tamper resistance and DPA countermeasure technologies. We are seeking an exceptionally talented DPA evaluation and testing specialist to join our world-class DPA team. Cryptography Research pioneered some of the most advanced analysis techniques for performing side-channel leakage assessments on a variety of device form factors ranging from chip-cards to SoCs to larger devices. These include capturing and analyzing signals from multiple power and EM sensors, extensive usage of signal processing techniques to isolate signals of interest and the capability to process extremely large number of traces and selection functions. Responsibilities for this position include:
• Using, enhancing and developing cutting edge analysis techniques to perform side-channel leakage assessments of customer products and prototypes across a wide range of form factors and algorithms
• Documenting and/or publishing innovations in side-channel analysis and staying current with analysis techniques developed by other researchers
• Incorporating new analysis techniques and tools into CRI’s DPA Workstation product
• DPA Training: Instruct existing and prospective DPA countermeasure licensees and DPA workstation customers on topics related to DPA
• Authoring whitepapers, training material and tutorials on side-channel analysis and countermeasures
Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Etc.
Requirements:
• MS/Ph.D in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
• 3+ years experience in performing DPA on a range of real-world systems, form factors and algorithms, including experience with developing DPA test fixtures for embedded devices, setting up scopes and measurement apparatus, and applying signal processing and DPA techniques on the collected traces
• Exceptional C/C++ skills, working knowledge of Matlab or other signal processing tools, knowledge of multiple scripting languages
• Good written, oral and presentation skills – this position will require technical interactions with customers
Pluses:
• A strong record of scientific publications in the area of side-channel analysis and countermeasures and tamper resistance
• Experience with DPA-resistance certification
• Background in cryptography, tamper resistance (including fault analysis), signal processing or statistics
• Experience with embedded systems