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Would you like to prevent terrorism and other serious crimes?

Why Passware?

We are a community of smart and passionate people who recognize that solving the industry’s toughest problems requires constant collaboration, continuous learning, and frequent doses of humor. Passware is focused on developing software that solves the most important problem facing digital forensics professionals: getting access to encrypted files. We build intuitive UIs because in terrorism and life-or-death situations, minutes can make a difference.

Our client list includes the FBI, US Secret Service, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Europol, Israel’s Lahav 433, and the UK Metropolitan Police, as well as most law enforcement bodies in Europe and Asia.

Headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia, with more than 35 employees globally and customers in over 130 countries, Passware continues to expand and grow.

What to expect from working at Passware


Our forensic products are used by the world’s top law enforcement agencies to crack cases where decryption is required – with a 70-percent success rate. Passware has been used to prevent nuclear terrorism, has saved hostages held at gunpoint, and is law enforcement’s tool of choice in preventing child exploitation.


Passware is an innovator and has introduced many first-to-market software solutions. The world will keep on digitalizing and so will criminal activity. Your team will be thinking ahead about how to translate developments in forensics to improve existing solutions and build new ones.


You are important to Passware. Our culture is down to earth; we do not oversell our capabilities; and you will know what your team expects from you.

We put a lot of trust in our employees’ abilities and help you to find the right work-life balance.

Our mission

We are dedicated to providing best-in-class decryption solutions, allowing forensic investigators access to every type of hardware and software.

Our values

The work culture at Passware is built around a down-to-earth approach. We like to keep it simple. We trust you to hold yourself accountable, and we have faith in your abilities. We focus on innovation and want our people to bring forward ideas that keep us ahead of the competition. Your work-life balance is important. We care for your health and want you to stay passionate about your work.

Why Passware is a great company to work with

A flat organizational structure

We have no personnel managers as heads of a team. Everyone rolls up their sleeves and gets involved in making the company great, even the founder, Dmitry Sumin.

A healthy work-life balance

We discuss with you how you want to structure your position. If you want to work full-time or part-time, remotely, or in one of the two office locations,– all options are available to you.


We pay a competitive salary as well as bonuses based on company results.

Job postings

Check out our exciting opportunities! If you don't see an ideal position, send us an open application to, Director of Operations.

C++ Developer – Software Development Team

Location: Tallinn, Estonia | Yerevan, Armenia | Remote

This growing team is looking for a skilled C++ developer.

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Security Researcher – R&D Team

Location: Tallinn, Estonia | Yerevan, Armenia | Remote

This growing team is looking for a Security Researcher.

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