Apple Security - Side Channel Engineer

Paris, Paris Region, France
Software and Services


Posted: 15 Oct 2018
Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number: 114306318
"One more thing...." Years before that amazing moment when an icon is born, you could be part of the team helping evaluate and build a robust product ready for the world. Apple Security uses groundbreaking techniques to improve the hardware security for hundreds of millions of devices, from the iPhone to the latest Apple TV products. We help safeguard the privacy of users and the integrity of creative content on complex devices. Now imagine what you could do here? With your passion and dedication to security there's no telling what you could accomplish.

Key Qualifications

  • Side Channel attacks realisation and analysis
  • Cryptography knowledge
  • Programming skills (C, Assembly & Python)
  • HW and embedded software security analysis
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills
  • Experience developing system software such as drivers or frameworks
  • Signal processing knowledge useful


Working as part of an extraordinary team of security experts, you have the freedom to bring new ideas and design innovative solutions. You will spend your time interrogating a variety of complex, high frequency SoC products. To drive improvement in side channel test benches, you will analyse devices up to the full realisation of attacks. We also build evaluations on software as well as hardware, from the basic cryptographic blocks to the high level applications. Our work relies on your ability to quickly familiarize yourself with code you’ve never seen before. By understanding the pertinent functionality, we use state of the art equipment to probe test features, from the preliminary design specifications to the end products. You will be self directed, analytical, and work well in a team environment. Comfortable working at math level on cryptographic primitives you will work on a range of products including embedded technologies. Based in Paris, we are passionate about security and work closely with cryptographers and developers across Apple. To work together we all speak English and you'll need to be fluent too, but speaking French is not required for this role. If this is you, we'd love to hear from you.

Education & Experience

BS/MS in Computer Science / Computer Electronics (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements