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Title:  Embedded Security Software Engineer for MPU in Industrial and IoT

Requisition ID:  39746
Department:  Software Platform Department 3

Japan, JP

Job Function:  Software


Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.


Background of Recruitment:

Purpose for industrial MPU are expanding from endpoints such as IoT to factories and data centers, and the lineup of MPU products is expanding rapidly. Accordingly, security level required for MPU products become higher and higher, and it become imperative to expand the software to realize advanced security functions. Not only to port existing software to new MPU products, but also to add modern security software using OSS  is required.
We are looking for an engineer who is willing to realize them in actual products while learning about security functions in embedded devices.



Development of boot loader and security software for general-purpose industrial MPU (microprocessor). Key responsibilities are to develop security software such as Secure boot, Secure Firmware update, including tasks for specification definition, software design, coding (including OSS porting) and test.
- Development of Security Software packages using OSS such as Trusted Firmware-A, U-Boot and Linux.
- Development of Device driver for Renesas Security IP
- Development of Device driver that control peripherals such as Flash ROM for booting OS on embedded devices.
- Incorporate Security software to Board Support Packages (BSP) for reference boards.


Required Skills and Work Experience:


- Practical experience in embedded software development (3 years or more)
- Practical experience developing in a team of 3 or more people (3 years or more)

- English skill level : daily conversation level (TOEIC score around 600)


- Able to understand datasheets (Japanese and English) of LSI and able to develop software to control them in C or assembly language by oneself
- Able to debug software on development boards using ICE and so on by oneself
- Knowledge of compile and debug procedures and license in general OSS 
- Knowledge of Arm architecture such as Cortex-A, TrustZone, or RISC-V architecture 
- Experiences in programming using assembly language for Arm or RISC-V
- General knowledge of security in embedded devices
- Experience as a project leader or a project manager