Job title: Cybersecurity Specialist (Quantum Communications)
Company: Government Technology Agency
Cybersecurity Specialist (Quantum Communications) Job Details:
IMDA is spearheading Singapore’s drive to be a world leading Digital Economy. IMDA aims to empower our companies and workforce with digital technologies and enable Singapore to be a leading Digital Economy.
We are currently seeking a Cybersecurity Specialist with expertise in Quantum Safe Communications to join our team and help secure the nation’s digital landscape. You will play a pivotal role in the design, development, and implementation of cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions, focusing on post-quantum cryptography (PQC) and quantum key distribution (QKD). Your expertise will be instrumental in securing Singapore’s communications infrastructure against emerging quantum threats. The successful candidate is a strategic and analytic thinker who also enjoys exploring frontier technologies.
Join us in our journey and jointly architect Singapore’s digital future.
- Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of engineers, researchers, and industry partners to develop and deploy quantum-safe cybersecurity solutions.
- Design and implement post-quantum cryptographic algorithms and protocols to secure communication networks against quantum attacks.
- Develop and integrate quantum key distribution (QKD) systems to enhance the security of data transmission.
- Assess the performance and security of existing cybersecurity solutions and propose enhancements to ensure quantum resilience.
- Conduct simulations and experiments to validate the effectiveness of implemented quantum-safe technologies.
- Stay current with advances in quantum cryptography, quantum-safe communications, and related fields to contribute to the implementation of new techniques and methodologies.
- Prepare technical documentation and present project updates to stakeholders.
- Collaborate with whole of government teams, industry, and academic partners to develop strategies on protecting emerging communications technologies.
- Work in a cross-functional teams to develop strategy, implementation design and plan for nationwide communications infrastructure solutions.
- Master’s or PhD in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Quantum Information, or related fields.
- At least 3 years of experience working on cybersecurity solutions, with a focus on quantum-safe technologies such as PQC and QKD.
- In-depth understanding in cryptography, including symmetric and asymmetric encryption, cryptographic primitives, and post-quantum cryptography.
- In-depth understanding of security attack risks such as Side-Channel attacks, Photon Number Splitting attacks, DoS attacks, Trojan Horse Attack, including new novel ways to attack on the implementation of QKD.
- Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, C++, and Java.
- Familiarity with quantum-safe cryptographic libraries and tools.
- Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
- Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences.
This position will commensurate with experience.
Only shortlisted applicants will be notified
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