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Security Engineer / Software Security Engineer

Job Category: Software Development
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Eindhoven

Job description

You support our security architects with the development of new security architectures and protocols around Intrinsic ID’s next-generation security solutions based on our innovative SRAM PUF technology. You support the sales division by explaining how Intrinsic ID products fit into chip architectures and product flows of customers, in order to solve actual security problems. With your embedded software skills you are able to make prototypes of such solutions. You will closely collaborate with software and hardware engineers that develop Intrinsic ID’s main products.


  • Analyze a customer’s security problem and propose security solutions for his use cases
  • Design and document architectures and protocols for new security solutions
  • Develop proof of concepts and prototypes for new security solutions
  • Analyze security aspects of existing embedded systems

Required experience and skills

  • Master or PhD in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
  • Professional experience 0-3 years
  • Good understanding of basic cryptography and cryptographic primitives
  • Good understanding of hardware and software security aspects of embedded systems
  • Experience with software implementation on microcontrollers (such as NXP, ST, or other ARM based platforms)
  • Good communication skills, including presentation and documentation writing
  • Strong analytical mind, ability to independently find and process technical information

Other appreciated qualities

  • Understanding of PKI and TLS, experience with OpenSSL or similar
  • Understanding of software vulnerabilities and flaws on embedded platforms
  • Understanding of side-channel attacks and countermeasures
  • Affinity with C and Python programming

Soft skills

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with an open mind
  • Able to think outside of the box: find unexpected ways to solve problems or meet requirements
  • Dynamic drive to contribute to a larger goal (building a company)
  • Professional disposition: able and willing to work in a team of motivated professionals and able to take responsibility for own tasks within this team
  • Good organizational skills and excellent problem-solving abilities

At Intrinsic ID, you will work in a multi-cultural and technically challenging environment. Since Intrinsic ID is present in three geographies, occasional overseas travel is part of the job.

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