Security Software Engineer

Newly graduated, or graduating in 2020, and ready to put your skills to use in real life?

Silicon Labs is the leading provider of silicon, software, and solutions for a smarter, more connected world.

We hire the most innovative talent in the world to solve the industry’s toughest problems, providing our customers with significant advantages in performance, energy savings, connectivity and design simplicity. Silicon Labs’ software and mixed signal engineering teams create solutions for customers in diverse markets including the Internet of Things (IoT), internet infrastructure, TV tuners, as well as automotive and consumer radios. Our solutions are in products from the market leaders in home automation, electric vehicles, green technology, smart TVs, and home voice control automation!

The Opportunity

Hackers are increasingly turning their focus towards the IoT, and Silicon Labs is rising to that challenge. The next generation of IoT products introduce advanced security features and represent a step function in capabilities for our customers. This includes, but is not limited to, secure commissioning of devices, hardware crypto engines, differential power analysis countermeasures, random number generators, secure debug control, secure boot, secure unique identity, Arm TrustZone, secure key storage, physically unclonable functions, tamper detection and protection, and secure firmware update/end-of-life. Design and integration of these advanced security features is an exciting new challenge that can only be solved by the most talented engineers.

Is this a great match for you?

Silicon Labs Norway is looking for a Security Software Engineer with a keen interest in security and cryptography hardware, preferably with some experience with embedded software design and security solutions for IoT applications. You will be a key member of a highly capable team of security system engineers, responsible for designing the next generation of security solutions for Silicon Labs’ microcontrollers and wireless products.

The Role

  • Design and implementation of firmware for security and cryptography sub-systems

  • Apply methodologies relevant for the field such as defensive programming

  • Understand attack patterns relevant for the IoT industry and identify system vulnerabilities

  • Implementation of security tests and tools

  • Bring-up and debug of next generation secure SoC products

  • Design and simulation of next generation hardware/software security sub-systems

  • Technical documentation

Desired Skills

  • Recent or 2020 University Graduate

  • Proficient in C programming

  • Proficient in scripting languages such as Python

  • Knowledge cryptography algorithms and PKI

  • Knowledge of compilers and static analysis tools

  • Experience with debugging

  • Experience with cryptography hardware and security hardware architectures is an advantage

  • Knowledge of penetration testing design is an advantage

  • Knowledge of attack vectors that may be used to exploit software and hardware vulnerabilities is an advantage

  • Able to multitask and able to come up to speed with new technologies, concepts or methods quickly

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or other related field

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Note: Applications will be considered continuously. No application deadline.


For questions, please contact Recruiter Emma Morris,, +1 512-532-5771.\careers


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