Vehicle Cyber Security Project Engineer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Automotive, Engineering, IT
West Midlands
£45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£45000 per annum
Premea Limited
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Job Description:
Our client who is an iconic luxury sports car manufacturer, is currently recruiting for the following role:

Department overview
The Electrical Integration team is responsible for our client's vehicles' electrical architectures, functional safety and cyber-security. Our client's customers expect our client to ensure their safety, security and privacy and the engineering design process is central to ensuring that our client meets 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 the product development team's strategy and processes for cyber security.

Job Purpose
To ensure that products, processes and people are prepared for emerging cyber security risks. Working with development engineers and suppliers you'll lead 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 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)

Due to the significant growth our client has experienced in recent years it now benefits from being a true multi-site organisation, and as such this role could be based at a number of sites, including Warwickshire, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment agency.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.

Contact Details:
Premea Limited
Tel: +44(0)1926 298890
Fax: +44(0)1926 298908
Contact: Chris Wright

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