System Security Researcher/Engineer Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Engineering   Abu Dhabi   51 views Reference: 27340
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Engineering and research in secure systems, with focus on platform security solutions

Create proof-of-concept implementations for technology transfer to engineering organizations, generate IP, and develop prototypes for high-security system solutions

Utilize your Linux skills to increase system security through

Kernel configuration and hardening

User and file access management

Process sandboxing and hardening

Binary hardening

Platform monitoring and security event management

Security monitoring and enforcement policy administration

Audit framework configuration

Develop and implement security software with multiple components and demonstrate functionality

Contribute to open-source projects and communities to improve the software ecosystem

Research in areas of platform virtualization, with focus on virtualization security in Edge devices

Possibility to work on publications in conferences and industry forums


Hands-on experience with system programming languages such as C/C++/Rust/Go and proficiency with scripting languages such as Bash, Python, Perl

Deep knowledge of security principles and concepts across the Linux system stack, including

Secure Boot on x86/ARM platforms


Linux Security Modules

Process sandboxing

Binary security

Access controls (DAC, MAC)

Audit framework

Intrusion detection and prevention

Working knowledge of container and virtual machine security, and hypervisor technologies such as (p)KVM and QEMU

Clear understanding of cryptographic principles and usage in platform security, networking fundamentals and familiarity with respective protocol security including TLS, SSH, IPSec, VPN configuration

Ability to learn new skills and operate in a fast-paced and changing environment.

Good written and verbal communication skills

Company Description
The future doesnt happen by chance, its something we work hard to build.
The Technology Innovation Institute (TII) is a pioneering global research institute that focuses on applied research and new-age technology. TII is the applied research pillar of the Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC) that was established to drive the R&D strategy of Abu Dhabi and the wider UAE.
At TII, we attract the brightest scientific minds to help society find solutions to some of its most pressing challenges through working at the intersection of breakthrough technologies to ensure global impact.
We have seven initial dedicated research Centres in quantum, autonomous robotics, cryptography, advanced materials, digital security, directed energy and secure systems.
We invest significantly in enhancing our cutting-edge research facilities and Centres. We enable access to substantial funding to ensure that our team has the best advanced technology work environment to drive our structured innovation roadmap.
We dont just have a powerful vision for the future were already creating it.