Consultant Cryptography

Organization description

This organization has the most prestigious and challenging cryptography engagements available. 

Function description

As a crypto consultant, you are working on exciting crypto developments that allow our clients to stand out from the competition. You help them build and secure products such as medical devices or payment systems. You will learn a lot: both from courses & trainings and by working for leading organizations with a team of inspiring colleagues.

The work you’ll be doing is diverse and challenging. One week you could be helping with setting up new Host-to-Host connections, or with identifying risks in design documents for new payment methods. The next week you could be supporting the organization and executing of key ceremonies or assessing protocols of secure messaging apps to identify security flaws.

What the client requests

You are ready to starting your career or you already have a few years of work experience. You have a background in cryptography: you need to understand the basics of the theory and have some practical experience. Your focus is to be risk oriented. You are not afraid to challenge others on design decisions and are able to defend your opinion with facts and clear reasoning. You possess the ability to work under pressure of time and have the ambition to develop yourself.

Besides having a technical mindset, you also need to be skilled in communications. You are proficient in English and Dutch, both verbally and in writing. You’re a strong team player with ability to take charge of your area of expertise and ability to coordinate with other teams. Preferably, you have experience with one or more of the following topics:

  • Public Key Infrastructure;
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI);
  • Security architecture;
  • Mobile payments;
  • EMV;
  • Post quantum;
  • Tokenization
  • Hardware Security Modules (HSMs);
  • Host-to-Host and PoS-to-Host connections;
  • Key management;
  • Blockchain;
  • Protocol verification;

Furthermore, you fit in the following profile:

  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong team player with ability to take charge of their area of expertise and ability to coordinate with other teams and instances;
  • The ability to work under pressure of time and the ambition to further develop yourself.

What the client offers

A great career boost, a knowledge boost, great colleagues and the most prestigious projects available. Totally not overrated! 


Uren per week40 upw
NiveauJunior, Medior, Senior