Security Architect – DarkMatter

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Job description / Role

DarkMatter is developing a suite of communication applications covering encrypted voice, instant messaging, email and other in-transit data. Working in a fast paced environment, the candidate will be responsible for software design, implementation, testing, debugging, and deployment of security-focused products and services.

Our ideal candidate is bright, responsible, self-motivated, and confident, with a focus on execution and getting stuff done. We look for problem solvers who can anticipate problems, look beyond immediate issues, and take initiative to improve our software. We believe in short feedback loops, well-designed APIs, test driven development, automation wherever possible, to make sure we can minimize friction and focus on solving the big problems. The successful candidate will join a talented team of experienced software engineers, working on challenging projects.

In this role, you will:

- Own the security architecture for all Secure Comms applications
- Design and develop prototypes on advanced security use cases across cross-functional teams
- Socialize and productize solutions by working with functional R&D groups
- Produce architecture, design and implementation that is secure, reliable, robust, modular, maintainable, scalable and efficient
- Prototyping solutions in Hardware, Firmware and Software in research areas including security, machine learning, AI, IOT and Edge computing
- Collaborate with the team to define, design, and ship new features
- Consistently deliver on commitments on time and with quality
- Gain and contribute to developing new technologies in applied security


To bring your dream to life, you'll need:

Required Qualifications:

- Master's degree in Computer Engineering or related technical field. Strong research background is a plus
- 4+ years of Research experience - university and/or commercial

Desired skills:

- Experience with commercial/research deployments of embedded solutions
- ARM/Intel chipsets, Linux/Android/iOS, Networking solutions, Security solutions
- Strong development experience - expertise in 1 or 2 programming languages, at least one scripting language, debugging and development environments (Git, Jira, Jenkins, JTAG, Debuggers, Static analyzers etc.)
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- OS architectures and OS security principles - Android, Windows, IOS
- Demonstrated ability to implement complex algorithms
- Strong knowledge of data structures, concurrency, modern design patterns, object-oriented software engineering best practices
- Experience with secure development practices, secure development life cycle (SDLC)
- Experience with security architecture, cryptography and secure communication protocols

Working in Abu Dhabi

At DarkMatter, we're turning our biggest ideas into reality in the fastest moving and most dynamic city on the planet. Working here, you'll lead technical innovation in the region while taking advantage of all Abu Dhabi has to offer. From first class healthcare and education, to superior living accommodations and cultural attractions, you'll find your ideal career and more in this global crossroads. The UAE is one of the safest and most secure areas in the world. And with its location between Europe, Africa and Asia, you'll expand your worldview in just a short flight. But you won't have to venture far from the city to experience its diversity. You'll find people of over 50 nationalities working in the DarkMatter Group. Join us and see that while far away from the concrete tech jungle, Abu Dhabi is an oasis where your latest innovations will thrive and grow.

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Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 4+ Salary: AED0 / Publish date: 26 Jan 2019

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