SoC / IC Security Hardware Architect

NXP Semiconductors   •  

Austin, TX

5 - 7 years

Posted 178 days ago

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NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. 

Your Tasks:
• Specification of innovative and disruptive security solutions
• Detailed implementation reviews (RTL, firmware code)
• Definition of security mechanisms in hardware, firmware, protocols, etc.
• Security requirements management by definition and linking of security mechanisms to functional requirements
• Specification, design and review of security architectures
• Detailed attack modeling and security mechanism specification for hardware and software blocks
• Advising and training the team on design, implementation and test of software security mechanisms
• Root cause analysis of security defects
• Technical interface to customers, evaluation labs and to the product development team
• Certification support and technical interface with evaluator and certifier
• Planning coordination and execution of pre-silicon vulnerability analysis (VA)

Your Profile:
• Have a PhD/Master in Cryptography, Security, Software Engineering, Electronics, Mathematics
• Have very good experience in the design and development of Embedded Secure Systems
• Very good knowledge of SoCs and/or Smartcard/Secure Element products
• Familiar to work with “state of the art” CAD tools (e.g. Cadence, …)
• Have knowledge of Hardware description languages (System Verilog, VHDL)
• Have a strong security background
• Have >5 years of experience in embedded security
• Are used to an independent working style
• Be willing to listen and to adapt
• Show very good communication skills
• Be willing to travel