Vehicle Cyber Security Project Engineer

Salary: £35000 per annum

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 29302sw

Expiration date: 17 July 2018


Our Electrical Integration team is responsible for our vehicles’ electrical architectures, functional safety and cyber-security. Our customers expect us to ensure their safety, security and privacy and our engineering design process is central to ensuring that we meet these expectations. Current trends toward connectivity and increased levels of autonomy bring new challenges; we are looking for someone with the experience and commitment to lead our product development team’s strategy and processes for cyber security.

Job Purpose:

To ensure that our products, processes and people are prepared for emerging cyber security risks. Working with our development engineers and suppliers you’ll lead our vehicle cyber security strategy and the processes required to deliver it

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Create and communicate the company’s cyber security strategy for future products.
  • Recommend and implement appropriate cyber security standards and processes
  • Act as a central source of knowledge on cyber security related topics
  • Own and maintain vehicle Cybersecurity requirements specifications
  • Cascade requirements and monitor delivery against the across multiple commodity areas
  • Lead the technical assessment of the impact of security on components and negotiate solutions with component owners
  • Support technical suppliers who are delivering security related features to ensure compliant and timely delivery
  • Actively participate in the application of cyber security best practices to product development projects and programs
  • Assess future products for risks, develop mitigation plans, and support the implementation of these plans.
  • Collaborate with our cyber security research team

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience in a cyber security position with technical cyber security expertise and knowledge
  • Software and systems knowledge of complex vehicle systems
  • Proven project delivery experience
  • The ability to lead teams and provide high levels of motivation
  • Systems engineering experience
  • Strong inter-personal skills, communication and leadership attributes
  • Familiarity with automotive network architecture, modules, and protocols (CAN etc.)
  • Familiarity with Secure Coding practices, processes and methods
  • Ability to develop and maintain technical documentation as required
  • Penetration testing and tools experience
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CEH, SANS GMOB/GPEN or ITIL.
  • Experience with embedded systems (HW, SW and various operating systems)