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Engineering/IT/Security/Software Development
190000BY Requisition #


nCipher Security, an Entrust Datacard Company empowers world-leading organizations by delivering trust, integrity and control to their business critical information and applications.


Our cryptographic solutions secure emerging technologies – cloud, IoT, blockchain, digital payments – and help meet new compliance mandates, using the same proven technology that our customers depend on today to protect against threats to their sensitive data, network communications and enterprise infrastructure. We deliver trust for your business critical information and applications, ensuring the integrity of your data and putting you in complete control – today, tomorrow, and at all times.

Position Summary:

As a member of the Security Office, the Certification Engineer will join a dynamic team of security and certification experts. The Certification Engineer will act as a subject matter expert in security certifications.


The role covers the following key areas:

·      Working with internal Engineering teams to ensure that our products meet the required security certification standards, which include FIPS 140-2 Level 2 and 3, Common Criteria EAL4 + AVA_VAN.5 and other regional certification schemes.

·      Working with Product Management teams on certification roadmaps and strategy.

·      Leading the certification processes with third-party laboratories and certification bodies, including preparation of certification deliverables, negotiating milestones, etc.

·      Active participation in relevant industry working groups, standard bodies and conferences.

·      Knowledge sharing on certification trends, mostly internally.

·       Lead the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140, Common Criteria (CC) and regionally focused security certification process for the company's new and existing products with the objective of obtaining certification in a timely and cost effective manner;

·       Collaborate in the creation of product functional specifications, designs, and the testing for new products to ensure certification and security requirements are addressed throughout the entire product lifecycle;

·       Act as a mentor to the development teams on how to create FIPS 140 and CC certifiable designs;

·       Participate in the security certification standards bodies and keep abreast of emerging standards as required by the business;

Technical Knowledge/Skills & Experience Required

· Previous certification experience with security certifications (FIPS 140-2, Common Criteria), either in an evaluation lab or a product vendor.

·  Understanding and experience with modern product release engineering practices, specifically with SCRUM and other Agile methodologies;

·       A broad understanding of hardware, software, and systems engineering best practices; practical product development experience in any of the engineering domains a plus;

· Strong communication, presentation, and negotiation skills;

· Ability to work in a fast paced environment with minimal direct supervision;

Educational Requirements

·       BSCS, BSCE, BSEE, or equivalent experience required.


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