The Hardware Cybersecurity Engineer will develop specifications for automotive cybersecurity hardware protection solutions. The Engineer will analyze and develop new protection mechanisms for automotive networks and modules and perform vulnerability analysis of existing hardware and make recommendations on how to improve resistance to attack. The selected candidate will participate in formal customer presentations and proposals as a technical subject matter expert and may oversee R&D efforts or development teams within larger projects. The Engineer will also support industry standardization efforts through the SAE and other organizations will work as part of a team to provide anti-tamper, security, and information assurance of embedded systems.
- A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field
- A minimum of 5 years of experience with cryptography, computer and/or network security is necessary, as well as experience with project management, software engineering and/or consulting
- Must be capable of conceptualizing, defining, and implementing security systems and architectures
- Familiarity with hardware trust anchors, TPM, and/or trust zone solutions
- Must be capable of designing and configuring security tools and intrusion detection systems
- Must be capable of executing security certification test/demonstrations/evaluations, documenting results, developing reports, conclusions, and recommendations
- Reverse engineering, vulnerability analysis, exploit development, and related disciplines
- Familiarity with tools such as WinDbg/Wireshark/IDA-Pro/OllyDbg/Immunity/Python
- Knowledge of developing embedded processors through the complete design-cycle from requirement analysis, design, implementation, integration, and testing is highly desired.
- Experience with any combination of the following is desired: cryptography algorithms and implementation, FPGA and/or ASIC design and verification, communication protocols at chip, board, and system levels, co-design and integration of software and hardware, IP cores, system-on-chip design and verification
- Ability to learn new technologies or concepts quickly to adapt and adjust to the changing cyber threat landscape
- Clear oral and written communications capabilities. Will be presenting to both technical and non-technical audiences
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
- Knowledge of automotive systems and networks a plus