Cryptographic Security Engineer

1 - 3 years
Full Time
United States
Scottsdale, AZ

A Cryptographic Security Engineer job opportunity in Scottsdale, AZ  is available through Modis. Our client is seeking a talented, creative, and passionate Cryptographic Security Engineer for a challenging opportunity to develop the next generation of cryptographic services. You will specialize in building high performance environments to support the client’s current and future offerings. You will contribute to the design, development and ongoing support of these services. You will be a part of a team that contributes to the design, maintenance and deployment of the client’s hardware based cryptographic services. This includes protection data at rest and data in flight. This is a contract position and the hourly pay rate is $60/hour.

Cryptographic Security Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver highly scalable cryptographic services that will support the client’s enormous transaction volumes.
  • Develop scripts and code to enhance testing, automation and operational monitoring of cryptographic services
  • Participate in POC’s that will prototype and evaluate experimental services.
  • Fast prototyping of experimental ideas
  • Participate in crypto key generation ceremonies
  • Participate in the deployment and operational management of hardware-based cryptographic services
  • Develop innovative solutions that not only meet functionality requirements but meet performance, scalability and reliability requirements while adhering to implementation schedules, development principles and product goals.
  • Strong technical contributor capable or working individually and as part of small teams
  • Good at planning, prioritizing, experimenting, designing and documentation
  • Must be able to independently design and test major features as well as work jointly with other team members to deliver complex features
  • Help define product requirements, estimate engineering effort, plan implementation, rollout system changes and evaluate product performance.




1-3 years of security engineering experience in the following areas

  • Public Key Infrastructure
  • Cryptographic primitives
  • SSL/TLS negotiations and Cipher Suites
  • Asymmetric and Symmetric cryptography
  • JKS and CAPI/CNG based key stores
  • Key Management
  • Conducting key ceremonies
  • Contributing to Internal/external audits (PCI, SOX, Etc.)
  • SafeNet or Thales HSM product lines
  • Scripting and coding languages such as Java, PERL, BASH and Python
  • Working knowledge of developing tools for automation, monitoring, logging and alerting


If you are interested in this Cryptographic Security Engineer job opportunity in Scottsdale, AZ, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis go to  If you have questions about the position, please contact Sunetra Sen at [email protected] or at 626-232-9778.

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