Head of Intellectual Property Security

Basis: Permanent
Location: Office (Birmingham or Manchester)
Compensation: To be negotiated


Reporting to the Managing Director, you will be setting up and leading a team whose objective is to stop the theft of books through digital means, by securing all components of the supply chain

To include:

Building out a blockchain DRM system for books

Creation of e-reader software / hardware utilising blockchain DRM

Liaising with major e-reader companies to utilise the blockchain DRM system

R&D of novel security software to prevent the duplication, distribution and display of copy-protected books; to be implemented in scanners, web servers and pdf readers.

Liaising with major scanner / copy technology companies, ISPs and pdf reader software companies to implement novel security software in their products

R&D of copy proof security paper for printed books


Experience in building and leading a technology team

Experience with liaising with major technology providers

Ability to find solutions to the most difficult of problems

Experience with building full stack, front and back end software systems

Experience with machine learning and pattern recognition


Experience with blockchain

A love of literature


Qualifications Required:

3 years Full software stack

3 years C++

Degree in Computer Science or similar

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