Software and Hardware Cryptography Architect

Company Details

Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defence, transportation and security markets.


A globally recognized space player in the fields of telecommunications, navigation, earth observation, exploration and the construction of orbital infrastructures, Thales Alenia Space is a Joint Venture between the Thales groups (67% ) and Leonardo (33%).


  • Do you have experience in secure architecture on SoC, FPGA type hardware?
  • Do you have experience in software development? Smart cards?
  • Do you have recognized skills in cryptography? On programs with strong security constraints?
  • Are you recognized for your proactivity, your listening skills, your ability to transmit and your analytical skills?
  • Are you able to work independently as in a team?
  • Are you particularly rigorous and organized?
  • Similar experience in space in an international context would be a plus, as would knowledge of the constraints inherent in space software.
  • Experience with encryptors/decryptors, random generator, secret element injector is also an asset.


As part of the implementation of ground cryptography products, you join a team of 5 to 10 people and you are in charge of the architecture of ground products intended to secure the satellite onboard/ground links.

On product architecture:

  • You bring technical expertise and security aspects to the solutions deployed
  • You ensure the synergy of the ground cryptography chain (specs, AIV, SVT, operations, …)
  • You interface with domains, customers, suppliers, partners and certification bodies
  • You manage security constraints
  • You manage the control – export aspects
  • You interface with the cybersecurity unit

On project management:

  • You ensure the follow-up of the schedules
  • You ensure financial monitoring
  • You report the necessary reporting elements to department managers

Innovation, passion, ambition: join Thales and create the world of tomorrow, today.

Job ID: R0099061


Tagged as: smart cards, secure architecture, soc/fpga, cryptography, strong security constraints, encryptors/decryptors, random generator, secret element injector

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