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Oracle Principal Applied Cryptographer (Join OCI-SDE) in Burlington, Massachusetts

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Principal Applied Cryptographer

Cloud Engineering Infrastructure Development

/At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), we build the future of the cloud for Enterprises as a diverse team of fellow creators and inventors. We act with the speed and attitude of a start-up, with the scale and customer-focus of the leading enterprise software company in the world./

/Values are OCI’s foundation and how we deliver excellence. We strive for equity, inclusion, and respect for all. We are committed to the greater good in our products and our actions. We are constantly learning and taking opportunities to grow our careers and ourselves. We challenge each other to stretch beyond our past to build our future./

/You are the builder here. You will be part of a team of really smart, motivated, and diverse people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged./

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for an Applied Cryptographer who understands cryptographic primitives and is passionate about improving and solving for complex cryptography problems. You should understand symmetric encryption, public key encryption, digital signatures, and message authentication codes. You should understand protocols like TLS and IPSec. You should have a basic understanding of cryptanalytic techniques such as by side-channel attacks.


  • Build and maintaining easy to use, secure, open source encryption tools and libraries used by internal and external customers

  • Own software development lifecycle; define, prioritize, design, test, and implement features for Encryption in Transit, Encryption at Rest, and cloud-specific cryptographic problems at scale

  • Collaborate with development engineers on open-source, client-side cryptographic tool libraries

  • Help our customers protect their data and accelerate use of cryptography in all OCI services.

  • Develop and collaborate on user guides, developer guides, API references, tutorials, code examples, blog posts, and presentations

  • Describe the architecture and operation of cloud-based service that generates and protects encryption keys for customers


  • 5 Years of experience with applied cryptography and the fundamentals of cryptographic primitives

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Programming language such as Java, Python, Ruby, Rust, C, C , or C#

  • Knowledge of AGILE project methodology and demonstrated success architecting and implementing software systems

  • Experience with REST architecture and RESTFUL APIs

  • Strong collaboration and communication skills


  • Experience with Hardware Security Modules, Trusted Platform Modules (TPMs), or other cryptographic hardware

  • Experience with OpenSSL and FIPS

  • Experience with distributed systems and micro-service architecture

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Principal Applied Cryptographer (Join OCI-SDE)

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 210004F7