The position requires strong academic knowledge as well as some industry experience in vetting and applying advanced cryptography schemes to secure complex IT infrastructure, customer-facing services, and sensitive customer and enterprise data.
Knowledge, experience, and capability required for the role include:
- Expertise in both mainstream encryption schemes and key exchange protocols as well as quantum-safe cryptography
- Strong familiarity with NIST post-quantum cryptography standardization & migration efforts
- Hands-on experience with implementing, testing and deploying advanced cryptographic schemes
- Familiarity with NIST Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines
- Ability to convey complex concepts in a clear & concise manner to a wide range of audience
- Proven track record in publishing papers (academia, whitepaper, position paper etc.)
- Proven track record in working with diverse teams to achieve goals
- Driving enterprise-wide transformative security technology initiatives
- PhD (preferred) or MS in computer science
Preferred experience and knowledge in one or more of the following:
- Cryptography or security protocol standardization (e.g., IETF)
- Ability to evaluate the security of a crypto system (threat modeling and analysis)
- Some understanding of advanced cryptography topics like secure multiparty computation, zero-knowledge or homomorphic encryption
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.
We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
About the Team
The Cybersecurity & Technology Controls group at JPMorgan Chase aligns the firm’s cybersecurity, access management, controls and resiliency teams. The group proactively and strategically partners with all lines of business and functions to enable them to design, adopt and integrate appropriate controls; deliver processes and solutions efficiently and consistently; and drive automation of controls. The group’s number one priority is to enable the business by keeping the firm safe, stable and resilient.
High Risk Roles (HRR) are sensitive roles within the technology organization that require high assurance of the integrity of staff by virtue of 1) sensitive cybersecurity and technology functions they perform within systems or 2) information they receive regarding sensitive cybersecurity or technology matters. Users in these roles are subject to enhanced pre-hire screening which includes both criminal and credit background checks (as allowed by law). The enhanced screening will need to be successfully completed prior to commencing employment or assignment.