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The AWS Cryptography Group is looking for an Applied Scientist to advance the security assurances of our cryptographic services across AWS. 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.
Developing and sharing a deep expertise into cryptographic algorithms in use, or proposed for use within the industry.
Evaluating proposals for standardization of new cryptographic algorithms and protocols.
Performing cryptographic review consultation to teams and services within AWS.
C and Assembly implementation of algorithms integrated into existing libraries and systems
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· Master’s Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
· Working knowledge in a common development or testing language (C, Java, Python).
- Expert knowledge of quantum-safe cryptography
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
-Ph. D. in Mathematics, Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience).
-Experience with cloud computing environments.
- 5+ years of industry experience
- Practical knowledge of x86/ARM assembly
-Strong software development skills in a common development language (C, Java, Python).
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