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Who we are

Tiempo Secure is a leading French DeepTech company, specialized in the design of
IP solutions and key secure elements, for strategic embedded security systems (IoT,
Mobile, Automotive, Medical, Payment, Defense, Smart Grid…). Located near
Grenoble and the French Alps, we are part of the high-tech ecosystem at the heart of
Inovallée. Our user-driven innovation mindset and our strong international customer
base are key to our success. Backed by private investment companies, in a very
dynamic cybersecurity market, we are growing fast to secure the ever-increasing
number of connected devices. Our communications tools will soon reflect this positive
transformation strategy.

Why join the Tiempo team?

If you are looking to give more essence to what you are doing, while developing advanced certified chip designs, hand-in-hand with some of the biggest players in the industry, you should be applying for this job. If you are looking for the freedom to constantly interact with other embedded engineering disciplines – both hardware and software – you’re going to greatly gain from our work environment. We are an equal opportunities employer, and we believe that individuals that join our company are experts in their field.

What you will be doing

  • Controlling and driving the integration of cryptographic algorithms in embedded systems (Analysing cryptographic algorithms, in particular, the future Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQC) standards)
  • Evaluation of security weaknesses and proposals for software and hardware countermeasures
  • Development of applications and libraries in Python and embedded C
  • Involvement in the definition and documentation of the product life cycle of Tiempo’s certified products (contributing to the software certification documentation based on the constraints of common criteria certification)

Education level

Graduate of an engineering school or MS degree in computer science or cryptography

Experience level

Experience in analysis and/or prototyping of cryptographic algorithms, and in software development

Hard skills

  • Standard encryption and signature algorithms
  • Attack mechanisms (Side-channel attack, Fault injection, …) and countermeasures
  • Technical Specification writing
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of software development and continuous integration tools (git, Gitlab)
  • Task evaluation & project planning management
  • Analytical mind and conciseness

Soft skills

  • Natural team player who works well in collaborative environments
  • Active listener with critical thinking skills
  • Think out-of-the-box type problem solver
  • Flexible and willing to quickly adapt to situations
  • Good task management capabilities

What we’re offering?

A competitive salary based on experience level, health insurance, & bonus scheme


Inovallée, Montbonnot Saint Martin, France (other locations can also be considered)

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