Two researcher jobs in soft-dev

August 8 2022

Blog archive

Last 10 blog posts
How Hard is it to Adapt a Memory Allocator to CHERI?
"Programming" and "Programmers" Mean Different Things to Different People
pizauth: First Stable Release
The Need to Explain
Two Stories for "What is CHERI?"
My Interview with Eelco Visser on Parsing
Why Split Lexing and Parsing Into Two Separate Phases?
Displaying My Washing Machine's Remaining Time With curl, jq, and pizauth
pizauth: dump and restore
How Big Should a Programming Language Be?
The soft-dev research team is growing and there are two open jobs: Both jobs are looking at the security side of systems in the context of CHERI. Roughly speaking, the CapableVMs position is looking to secure programming language virtual machines, and the Chrompartments position is looking to secure web browsers.

Come and join our happy band of researchers! We're open-minded about who the right sort of people might be for either job: you might, for example, be a researcher who wants to work on your programming chops; or a programmer who wants to work on your researcher chops. Most importantly, you need to be enthusiastic about software, partly because the rest of us are, but mostly because, with that, you can learn nearly everything else you need on the job. You do need to be eligible to work in the UK, though we are flexible about where you work within the UK.

If you have questions about either job, please send me an email!

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