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R&D SW Developer, Security Tools User Interface at Tortuga Logic
San Jose, CA, US

Tortuga Logic, an SoC level cybersecurity company is seeking a Software Engineer for our Silicon Valley office, to work closely in our R&D team in the development and delivery of unique & innovative products to address the growing need for secure SoC designs. At Tortuga Logic, we help the world’s leading SoC design companies to identify security vulnerabilities at the hardware/software boundary. Our proprietary technology will pinpoint potentially expensive security bugs in SoC silicon before tapeout.


Our software development team is tasked with the development of the software applications that deploy our Tortuga Logic technology to analyze RTL designs for security vulnerabilities.  As part of the R&D engineering team, you will be integral to the specification and development of our existing and emerging products.


The Tortuga Logic Toolkit provides our customers the method to setup and run our products from a Graphic User Interface, a scriptable shell interface, and in batch command line mode. In addition we provide graphical analysis tools to display results of their hardware security verification.  Our ideal candidate is visually creative with knowledge of state of the art tools and techniques for user interface design. You will be part of a team exploring methods to convey security information in text and visual forms.


Our ideal candidate is an experienced User Interface (UI) developer with familiarity with chip design and verification flows.  You have a good understanding of UI product and client/server architecture. We desire independent developers who desire to influence the definition of our product. You will have the opportunity to join a team that is on the vanguard of a growing need in the space of hardware security. You do not need to be an expert in security concepts, but you will become one.


Necessary qualifications:


Expert level engineer with a minimum of 10 years of proficiency in User Interface design

Deep knowledge in design and architecture of efficient, scalable software systems and data structures to large data sets

Experience in multi-threading, multi-tasking and job distribution and client/server architectures

Expert programming and debug skills in C/C++, Java (NetBeans) or similar

Ability to operate in a small team and be an effective communicator.

Preferred qualifications:


Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent field

Experience in the development and support of commercial EDA software

Experience in the implementation and verification of SoC designs

A background in Computer Security or familiarity with Computer Security topics