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IC- Mobile Security Engineer

Job Title: IC- Mobile Security Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: KG ICMOBILE_1503665270
Contact Name: Kerrie Gaurd
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Mobile Security engineer (senior, staff, principle, expert)

With the rapid mobile application development, security solutions of mobile system with features such as mobile payment, DRM, Secure storage, Kill-switch and so on are increasingly important. We are looking for candidates with strong lab-based security experience spanning both hardware and software, especially for mobile devices. If you enjoy and have expertise in discovering, analysing, addressing complex security issues, risk assessments, and security architecture.


  1. Track and analyse latest Secure Element, i.e. SE development and trends including software, chip set, physical attack etc.
  2. Design and develop Secure Element solution based on Java Card system and GP specifications.
  3. Analyse and determine mobile product security requirements ; evaluate business strategies and requirements; research information security standards; conduct system security and vulnerability analysis and risk assessments; Research architecture/platform;
  4. Identifying security gaps; find the solution to enhance security systems.
  5. Analysis of HW and SW attack mechanisms and architect attack mitigation's (HW and SW).


  1. Typically 8+ years of experience in mobile security solution engineering or a PhD graduate with a maximum of 1 year of industrial experience.
  2. Hand-on experience of design and development of Secure Element solution based on Java Card system and GP specifications.
  3. Hand-on experience of Mobile platform security, threat models and mitigation techniques
  4. Understanding of symmetric and asymmetric algorithms (RSA, DES, AES, SHA-1, etc.) and security analysis.
  5. Knowledge of ARM TrustZone technology is preferred.
  6. BS, MS, or Ph.D. in CS, EE or related area.

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