Welcome to Traxion. As industry leaders in Identity and Access Management, we are renowned for our substantial expertise in IT Security. Our success is built on the dedication of our 150 employees, who form the backbone of our organisation and drive our continued excellence. 

We’re now searching for a Cryptography Architect to join the Traxion ranks. If you're looking for a career opportunity that offers growth, fulfilment, and the chance to be part of a dynamic team, read on. 


The Cryptography Architect role 

As a Cryptography Architect, you will be responsible for creating cryptographic solutions to safeguard our organisation’s critical data, communications and systems. Protecting assets at the source, you'll make a tangible impact on our digital security landscape. 

From designing, implementing and maintaining encryption software to machine identity management, you’ll play a key role in ensuring sensitive information's confidentiality, integrity and availability.  

Central responsibilities include: 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design cryptographic solutions that meet the organisation’s security requirements
  • Evaluate and recommend appropriate cryptographic algorithms, protocols, and key management strategies to protect data at rest, in transit, and in use 
  • Identify vulnerabilities and devise strategies for mitigation 
  • Develop and implement secure key management practices to protect cryptographic keys throughout their lifecycle 
  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards  
  • Lead and participate in the planning and execution of cryptography projects  
  • Define and enforce security policies, standards, and best practices  
  • Create and maintain documentation for services, processes, and procedures 
  • Collaborate with internal and external auditors to demonstrate compliance 
  • Stay updated on the latest cryptographic trends, technologies, and regulations, and ensure compliance with relevant industry standards and regulations 


What you’ll bring to the position 

As an Applied Crypto Engineer, you’ll be an analytical thinker, meticulous problem-solver and strong communicator who welcomes the opportunity for collaboration across departments. In terms of experience, we’re ideally looking for someone who meets the criteria listed below. However, if there’s a gap in your knowledge, but you believe you’re the right person for the role, we welcome your application. 


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree (preferably in Cybersecurity, Information Security or Computer Science) 
  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience in a Cryptography Architect role or similar  
  • Extensive knowledge of cryptographic algorithms, protocols, and key management practices 
  • Strong expertise in designing and implementing cryptographic solutions for large-scale systems 
  • Hands-on experience with cryptographic libraries, APIs, and tools 
  • Solid understanding of security architecture principles and best practices 
  • Proficiency in project management and program planning methodologies 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to assess complex security scenarios 
  • Familiarity with relevant industry standards and regulations (e.g., NIST, ISO, FIPS) 
  • Business proficient level of English, both verbal and written 
  • Bonus: Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CISA 


Working at Traxion 

At Traxion,  we embrace the Dutch ethos of a healthy work-life balance and understand the importance of family, downtime, and personal well-being. Working with us, you’ll enjoy a culture where your life outside of work is respected. And, when you’re at work, you’ll be provided with enough challenges and learning opportunities to thrive and grow within the company. 


  • Flexible hours 
  • Hybrid working 
  • Home office budget 
  • Unlimited training 
  • Broad career development opportunities 
  • Generous salary 
  • 25 + 5 days annual leave 
  • Profit share scheme 
  • Company lease car 
  • Private pension 
  • Social events 
  • Relocation assistance 

Are you who we’re looking for? Apply now!

For any queries about this position, reach out to recruitment@traxion.com! 

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