Intuit Principal Cryptography Researcher in Hod HaSharon, Israel



Intuit is seeking an experienced cryptographer to help us secure the financial information of millions of customers and small businesses. Intuit Security R&D develops services where security and cryptography are used in industry-unique ways to protect our customers’ data at the highest security standards.





  • Participate in driving internal key management and encryption services, providing the business units with the best cryptography while keeping a complex and widespread system secure

  • Use the latest research and conduct original research to allow operations over encrypted data, where the data is highly sensitive and solutions need to scale to a very high volume of concurrent transactions

  • Validate newly developed cryptographic protocols using both manual proofs and automated formal verification

  • Publish regularly as an active participant in the academic cryptographic community, and ensure Intuit is up to date on the latest cryptographic research

  • Cooperate with engineering teams to ensure quality implementation of cryptographic protocols

  • Draft and review architectural diagrams, interface specifications, class structures, and other design documents

  • Evangelize technologies, solutions, and best practices within the organization and outside the company

  • Work across a diverse and geographically distributed team, maintaining excellent communication and trust



  • PhD from a credible institution with a focus on cryptography

  • At least 3 years of experience working with industry in the cryptography domain

  • At least 2 years of experience designing and developing software

  • Proven experience with security issues outside of cryptography is highly desired

  • Candidates should possess strong written and oral communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience with developing partnerships to influence across organizational boundaries



The preferred location for this position is either Hod Hasharon, Israel or Mountain View, CA, however we are willing to consider other locations.


The Intuit Information Security group is an engineering-driven organization that focuses on Intuit products and customers. We partner closely with the business and engineering teams to build solutions that change the financial lives of our customers, design solutions that are implemented in code and as a service, and value data-driven development and experimentation.


Sounds interesting? Please contact Yaron Sheffer,

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