Research Scientist - Cryptography
UK - Cambridge

Job Reference: 000254

Location: UK - Cambridge

Closing Date: 30/11/2022

Job Posted Date: 28/02/2022

Salary: Competitive

Employment Type: Permanent - Full-time

Business Type: Research & Development

We invite applications for the post of Cryptography Researcher in the Cambridge Research Laboratory of Toshiba Research Europe, based in Cambridge UK.  The successful candidate will lead work on implementing quantum-safe cryptographic protocols in next generation secure communication products.  This is an opportunity to join a dynamic and world leading team, supported by one of the best known companies in digital electronics and services. 


  • Evaluating, selecting and implementing post quantum and conventional cryptographic protocols in secure communication systems
  • Integrating algorithmic and physics-based approaches to quantum safe cryptography
  • Analysing system level security from a variety of threats
  • Creating novel inventions, technology and solutions
  • Writing technical manuscripts and industry white papers; presenting conference talks
  • Collaborating with the global team delivering future quantum technology products

Mandatory requirements:

  • Software engineering skills in Python, C/C++, Linux, Git
  • BSc/MSc/PhD in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related discipline
  • Detailed knowledge of conventional or post-quantum cryptography, cryptanalysis and/or secure system design
  • Experience in designing, implementing, and/or optimising core cryptographic libraries
  • Proven track record of problem solving and successfully driving projects
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.