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Cybersecurity Engineer

Albuquerque, NM, United States
Jul 22, 2021


Job Description


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Job Description

The Embedded Solutions Engineering team is a fast paced and dynamic group made up of Center of Excellences (CoE)s that include Cybersecurity, Functional Safety and Embedded Software.   Our charter is to support and develop high quality solutions in each of these CoEs.   We are looking for a candidate with good experience and strong skills in hardware/software design and development in security applications.   The target platform the candidate will work on includes the Zynq UltraScale+ SoC and state-of-the-art Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP).    Job responsibilities include:

  • Define market requirements for next generation platforms and solutions
  • Develop hardware and software components of reference design development with SoCs and ensure quality and on-time delivery
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing and other engineering groups to architect reference designs/framework solution that meets or exceed customer requirements
  • Work hands-on in developing hardware/software applications
  • Participate and resolve critical customer support cases
  • Develop and review critical customer facing documentation (User Guides, Application Notes, White Papers) to enhance user experience


Job Qualifications

BS with 12+ years of exp or MS with 8+ years of exp or PhD with 5+ years of exp in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related equivalent

  • Proficient in security/cybersecurity concepts
  • Experience with the application of security into products and systems
  • Experience with security certifications (e.g. Common Criteria and/or FIPS) desired
  • Experience in logic fundamentals and FPGA design
    • Use of simulation and verification techniques
    • Verilog/VHDL
    • Hands on experience with integration and test
  • Knowledge of ARM-based Embedded Systems
  • One or more of the following
    • Knowledge of other Embedded OS such as RTOS
    • Knowledge of symmetric and asymmetric multi-processing systems and standards such as openAMP
    • Knowledge of Embedded Hypervisors
    • Knowledge of Trusted Execution Environment
    • Knowledge of ARM Trustzone Technology
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Team Player, Well Organized and Willingness to travel
  • Ability to work in fast paced and fun multitasking environment.
  • Experience in Functional Safety Applications (i.e. ISO26262, IEC61508 or DO-178/254) is desired, but not required
  • Open to hiring for remote locations