AWS Cryptography Applied Scientist

Job ID: 1397432 | Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc.


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The AWS Cryptography Group is looking for an Applied Scientist to advance the security assurances of our services, AWS Key Management System, CloudHSM, and AWS Certificate Manager. Diving deep into core areas of cryptography, from their fundamental design to their secure implementations. This Applied Scientist position will be focused on exploring new quantum-safe cryptographic algorithms and evaluating these algorithms to meet the evolving security needs of AWS services. Your responsibilities include:
- Developing and sharing a deep expertise into cryptographic algorithms in use, or proposed for use within the industry.
- Evaluate proposals for standardization of new cryptographic algorithms.
- Performing cryptographic review consultation to teams and services within AWS.

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- Masters Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
- Working knowledge in a common development or testing language (C, Java, Python).


- Ph. D. in Mathematics, Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience).
- Experience with cloud computing environments. - Strong software development skills in a common development language (C, Java, Python).

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