Elliptic's high-calibre engineering team is currently looking for new members as our company grows.

Elliptic Technologies is a leading provider of embedded Security Intellectual Property (IP) including hardware cores and software to ASIC manufacturers and embedded system OEMs. Elliptic’s IP solutions are helping to secure products in the wireless, networking, home entertainment and digital media markets.  

Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Software Developers with DRM and Content Protection Skills

Required Skills and Aptitudes

  • Experience with DRM and content protection solutions such as WMDRM, PlayReady, DTCP or HDCP
  • Advanced C/C++ development, debug, and testing using GNU tools such as gcc, gmake, and gdb
  • Strong Linux development background
  • Middleware and client/server software with ability to translate RFC's into working solutions
  • Willingness to work in a structured software development environment with ability to work on specifications/architecting/coding/testing
  • Ability to work in a high-calibre mixed hardware/software development team
  • Willingness to be flexible in assigned tasks as customer requirements evolve
  • Scripting languages such as perl or bash
  • Strong communication (written and verbal) and positive interpersonal skills

Desirable Skills and Aptitudes

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • System architecture and specification background
  • Knowledge of encryption (ciphers, hashes, public key) and security protocol such as IPsec, SSL/TLS
  • Assembly language with ARM and ARM TrustZone experience
  • Linux kernel development background
  • Android application development
  • Video playback including GStreamer and Android DRM Framework

Field Applications Engineers - Hardware and Software IP


  • Contribute to territory, account and opportunity plans, and work as part of the sales team
  • Work with account managers, territory representatives and Marketing to uncover and target opportunities
  • Function as the technical account owner who aligns with key influencers in the customer's technical staff and qualifies the opportunity
  • Present capabilities of Elliptic's product portfolio and provide documentation, metrics and other technical information to customers
  • Orchestrate Elliptic's technical resources as appropriate for the customer engagement
  • Create technical proposals based on product portfolio knowledge, customer requirements and inputs from the team to formulate Elliptic's value proposition
  • Work with Marketing to provide input based on customer requirements
  • Report and maintain relevant opportunity information for business planning and forecasting
  • Work with account managers to drive customer commitments
  • Coordinate and escalate pre-sales and occasional post-sales technical issues with Engineering
  • Significant travel (up to 50%) to a range of territories
  • Position focuses on both hardware IP and software products in security applications
  • Hardware IP includes a range of embedded cryptographic cipher/hash function engines, as well as protocol-level engines (IPsec, SSL/TLS, etc.)
  • Software products include standalone products (Cryptography Middleware, Content Protection / DRM applications such as DTCP and HDCP, Secure Boot, etc.), and hardware-support SDKs

Required Skills and Aptitudes

  • BS Computer or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of technical experience, 2+ years of technical sales or related experience
  • Understanding of and experience with embedded software platforms
  • Particular focus on mobile consumer devices and systems (i.e. phones, tablets, etc.)
  • Linux experience required
  • Experience with Android highly desirable
  • Exposure to semiconductor design and/or IP (ASIC preferred, but FPGA is also acceptable)
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • High initiative and self-starter
  • Experience working in a customer support environment

Desirable Skills and Aptitudes 

  • Security expertise, especially platform security, key and certificate management, etc.
  • Background in embedded and real-time software and OS development
  • In-depth understanding of ASIC/FPGA design flow (HDL, synthesis, timing, place and route, simulation, etc.)
  • Previous experience in security hardware and/or software development
  • Previous embedded system design experience
  • Foreign language skills, especially Asian languages (Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese)

Elliptic's security solutions enable the most efficient silicon design and highest levels of security for some of the world's most popular products. If you are a talented individual looking to join a growing company, we want to hear from you. Interested and qualified candidates should send their resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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