Automotive Cyber Security Architect

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Hi, Welcome to Elektrobit!

Would you like to have a job where you can influence one of the biggest industries? Do you have a vision of what the mobility of the future could look like? Then we have just the right thing for you!

Before we dive right into your concrete position of interest

We would like to introduce ourselves.

We are Elektrobit and we develop visionary embedded and connected software for the automotive industry. Day by day we work on leading-edge technologies for automated driving, new vehicle infrastructures, connected cars, and user experience that shape the future of mobility. As part of the world of top automotive brands we have been doing this with great success for more than 35 years. Our customers include Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, and many more and you can find our technologies in more than 600 million vehicles. We are a wholly-owned independently-operated subsidiary of Continental AG. What unites all of our over 4000 colleagues all around the world is our passion for automotive software and our unique team spirit. Together we work towards our vision of a world in which mobility causes zero fatalities, produces low emissions, and transforms your commute into quality time. Would you like to help make this vision a reality and move the world with us?

Then we’d love to hear from you! We are looking for a new Automotive Cyber Security Architect.

Help shape future automotive security architectures by analyzing future designs, use cases and architectures, identifying potential security gaps and suggesting appropriate solutions. Work closely with leading automotive companies and dive into the details of embedded system design, automotive networks and architectures as well as operating system security in order to design cost effective security strategies and implementations.
In your work you’ll be part of a team that consult to OEM’s and Tier#1 on how to raise the level of their cyber security. During this consultancy you will be required to:

  • Provide cybersecurity architecture artifacts for the vehicle ECUs at System, SW & HW level
  • Perform Threat Analysis and risk assessment - TARA, mostly according to ISO-21434. Work with threat modeling tools and more.
  • Develop cybersecurity concepts for complex ECUs
  • Create and write cybersecurity requirements for complex ECUs
  • Manage Tier 1 suppliers and audit the CS Cases submitted by suppliers

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without Elektrobit visa sponsorship.

What you do

  • Review and analyze complex automotive systems - in-vehicle networks and components, embedded systems, OTA update systems, and more
  • Review and analyze automotive communication protocols, security regulations and standards
  • Perform security threat analysis and risk assessments, develop security concepts and security requirements for automotive systems and networks
  • Design secure architectures and security controls
  • Consult, present and work with OEMs and Tier-1 R&D teams on various security projects
  • Create processes and procedures to support regulation; ISO-21434, UNR-155

What you bring

  • BS degree and 5+ years’ experience working in automotive industry in a cybersecurity role
  • Prior experience in other related technical positions
  • Profound knowledge of automotive cybersecurity architectures
  • Profound knowledge of HW cybersecurity mechanisms
  • Familiarity with wide range of automotive SoC
  • Knowledge of communication protocols
  • Knowledge of cryptographic algorithms and secure protocols
  • Experience with analyzing complex systems from a cybersecurity perspective
  • Experience in developing cybersecurity architecture artifacts for ECUs and vehicle
  • Experience in developing cybersecurity concepts for vehicle ECUs and vehicle
  • Familiarity with regulation processes
  • Experience with threat analysis and risk assessment

Look forward to

  • Comprehensive benefits plan including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options for pre-tax employee allocations.
  • 401(k) retirement program with immediate company match.
  • Ten hours of vacation leave accrued every month and 80 hours of paid sick leave annually (prorated based on start date).
  • Nine paid company holidays.
  • Three floating holidays (prorated based on start date).
  • One week of paid parental leave available for use upon hire.
  • Wellness Reimbursement (up to $150/quarter).
  • Technology fee stipend ($50/month) to help offset work-from-home costs.
  • Tuition Assistance Program reimbursement (up to $5250/year).
  • Working on exciting and future-oriented projects in international collaboration within a multicultural and diverse team.
  • A healthy work/life balance.
  • Opportunities for personal development through a range of training courses provided by our academy.

Reach out to us

Apply quickly and easily via our job portal, where you can also import your resume data automatically. Further information on development opportunities, corporate culture, and benefits can be found at
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