Solution Software Engineer - Korea

  • ., South Korea, OTHER
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Trustonic was formed in 2012 as a joint venture between industry heavyweights with strong pedigree in the secure chip design and digital security sectors. We are now part of the EMK Capital Portfolio.

Our technology gives our customers the confidence to manage risk.   We embed security into smart devices and connected cars, for businesses to innovate and embrace new opportunities with peace of mind.

Over 2 billion devices are protected by Trustonic, and provide secure solutions for the mobile, automotive and banking & payments industries. 

We empower telecom operators to manage the lifecycle of smartphones, we secure the connected car of today, laying the foundation for future self-driving vehicles and we are the security backbone of any digital transaction from a mobile device.

Our partners include the leading device, silicon, enterprise, identity and commerce companies.

If you would like to work in a fast-moving global technology company, with great ambition, then we’d love to hear from you!

Job Description

We’re looking for a Solution Software Engineer to join our Solution Engineering team. You will be part of team directly impacting Trustonic’s customers through technical implementation and integration support.

A bit about the team and what you’ll deliver…

The Solution Engineering Team is responsible for the integration/implementation of Trustonic products in to partner/customers commercial products, SoC or mobile devices.  Trustonic products include Trustonic Secured Platform™ and Telecom Platform™.   The team also develop and deliver some security technical features to provide secure and easier solutions to our partners. Additionally, we work closely with our marketing team to assist customers in understanding all Trustonic products.  This includes performing product demonstrations to potential partners/customers.

Reporting to our Senior Solution Engineering Manager in Korea, we are looking for a customer-focused solution software engineer based in Korea. You will be part of a team dedicated to facing Korea and Asia customers. Travel is expected to represent a significant proportion of time for this role.

As a Solution Software Engineer, you will deliver: 

  • technical support to the commercial team answering technical questions and providing technical product knowledge, advice and guidance
  • direct customer technical support along side our Sales and Product teams, with strong focus on debug and issue resolution, knowledge sharing
  • technical product materials, prepare training programs and attend technical meetings for our customers
  • a responsive triage service to customer queries, working closely with R&D and Sales teams to prioritise
  • Trustonic technical solutions to our customers following initial design, implementation and testing of their components
  • integration of Trustonic TEE product on different SoC platforms (ARM based).
  • integration of Trustonic TEE product on different OEM devices (ARM based).
  • technical support to customers during validation of the Trustonic product integration on OEM devices
  • the development of secure applications for different use cases on Trustonic’s solutions
  • issue resolution support and co-ordination along side our research and development team
  • strong customer relations

As a Solution Software Engineer;

You will be:

  • energetic and passionate about delivering great software in a rapidly growing environment
  • a hands-on developer with experience of developing software products on time and with excellent quality
  • a profound and solid problem-solver, often thinking of unique ways of working to improve everyday tasks
  • proactive in communicating with customers, other engineers and architects
  • able to thrive in a dynamic, constantly evolving, multi-cultural small team environment
  • customer focused and business oriented, entrepreneurial with an inherent sense of urgency
  • excellent in triage with the ability to prioritise projects and work
  • prepared to invest whatever effort is required to get the job done (including travel)
  • analytical in mindset, able to approach a problem and devise a systematic way of solving it
  • a strong team player, able to work with cross-functional and distributed teams, to drive consensus across multiple stakeholders and to lead where necessary
  • able to work with international customers, and with colleagues based at different locations
  • excellent  in both oral and written communication and reporting skills

What makes you, you...


  • 3+ years of software engineering, customer facing application engineering experience
  • Experience in security products (from embedded software to cloud services, including HSMs) in a multi-national company
  • Experience in SoC security (from BootROM, boot-loader, TrustZone, TEE, Android security … etc.)


  • Native or fluent Korean, both written and spoken
  • Fluent English, both written and spoken


  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in computer science or related IT/engineering


Knowledge in the following areas will be an advantage:

  • TrustZone
  • TrustZone-M
  • Secure boot
  • Crypto experience
  • MMU
  • How security relates to communication protocols and of the principles necessary to provide end-to-end security

Technical skills: 

  • Good C, C++ language knowledge
  • Embedded development and debug (including hardware debugger),
  • ARM technology,
  • system-on-chip (SoC),
  • AOSP
  • Linux kernel and drivers
  • Cryptography
  • Secure policies and practices
  • Methodological testing skills

Desirable skills:

  • a first experience in embedded software or in Linux driver development
  • good familiarity with version control and building tools (Git / Gradle / Jenkins)
  • awareness of PKI and cryptography principles
  • extensive experience in designing secure systems
  • experience of Java (server/cloud or device side) or Scripting (e.g. Python)
  • experience of chip vendors, e.g. MediaTek, Samsung, Qualcomm … etc.
  • insight into or experience of working with the telco industry

Trustonic is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on any grounds. We empower, engage, enable and value differences between people, including; different races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations, with differences in education, backgrounds, skill sets, experiences and knowledge.

Additional Information

Trustonic is an equal opportunity employer.  We do not discriminate on any grounds. We empower, engage, enable and value differences between people, including; different races, ethnicities, genders, ages, religions, disabilities and sexual orientations, with differences in education, backgrounds, skill sets, experiences and knowledge.