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SoC/IC Security Architect at NXP Semiconductors

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Austin, Texas

Job Description:

NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. 

SoC/IC Security Architect

POSITION MAY BE LOCATED IN AUSTIN, TX, SAN JOSE, CA OR CHANDLER , AZ

Company Description

NXP Semiconductors enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, we are driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

Business Unit Description

NXP’s Security & Connectivity business unit offers best-in-class security, contactless performance and the most complete solutions to produce unmatched mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions.

Job Summary:

• Creation of innovative and disruptive security solutions
• Specification / Design / Review of embedded security architectures
• Risk and threats analysis of security systems
• Root cause analysis of security defects and creation of counter measures

• Technical interface to customers and to the product development team
• Detailed attack modeling and security mechanism specification

• Advising and training the team on design, implementation and test of security mechanisms

Job Qualifications:

•Have a PhD/Master in Cryptography, Security, Software Engineering,
Electronics, Mathematics and at least 8 years experience
•Have very good experience in the design and development of Embedded Secure     Systems
•Very good knowledge of SoCs and/or Smartcard/Secure Element products
•Have knowledge of Hardware description languages (System Verilog, VHDL)

•Very good understanding of SoC/IC security (e.g. Secure Boot, Secure Debug, ARM Trustzone, etc)

•Have a strong security background

•Independent working style, but willingness to listen and to adapt

•Background on IoT products, infrastructure & protocols highly desirable  

•Very good communication skills

• Strong team player
• Willingness to travel

Job Location:


  • San Jose, CA

  • Austin, TX

  • Chandler, AZ

NXP is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of age, color, national origin, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, status as a disabled veteran and/or veteran of the Vietnam Era or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, NXP will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified disabled individuals.