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Security Researcher - Advanced Architecture Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1024589

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 12-13-2016


At FCA you'll join a strong team of experts in cyber security supporting a shared vision of connected vehicle security. Make a difference and provide a positive impact in this exciting career opportunity with our centralized vehicle cyber security group. Leverage your technological expertise to support strategies in sustaining and strengthening connected vehicle security. The field of vehicle cyber security encompasses security testing, vulnerability analysis, risk mitigation, analysis and development of new protection mechanisms for automotive networks and modules, development of hardware and software specifications, as well as, development of procedures for embedded automotive systems cybersecurity.

The Cyber Security Researcher -- Advanced Architecture will investigate next generation encryption technologies, next generation secure element technologies and study hypervisor and other software based security mechanisms. The selected candidate will research next generation secure architectures, providing support to the architecture and systems groups, report findings to leadership in a timely, clear and understandable manner and support and represent FCA in SAE, TCG, NIST, and other standards groups.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in an engineering or related discipline from an ABET accredited university
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in related areas such as: security research, system exploitation, cyber security engineering; Position level will be dependent on level of education, years of experience, knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Strong technical, communication and analytical abilities
  • Ability to produce timely, logical and concise work products
  • Competent with Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to handle concurrent programs
  • Ability to work effectively independently, in a team or collaborative environment
  • Security research experience
  • Knowledge of IoT microcontrollers and devices

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited university
  • Experience with secure embedded architecture designs
  • Ability to handle concurrent programs
  • Ability to learn new technologies or concepts quickly to adapt and adjust to the changing cyber threat landscape
  • Binary analysis of "unknown" origin or type (e.g. Malware/Exploit analysis)
  • Capable of conceptualizing, defining, and implementing security systems and architectures
  • Capable of designing and configuring security tools and intrusion detection systems
  • Capable of executing security certification test/demonstrations/evaluations, documenting results, developing reports, conclusions, and recommendations
  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, or similar certification
  • Clear oral, and written communications capabilities to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with Network protocols analysis
  • Experience with Device drivers
  • Experience with embedded systems analysis
  • Experience with any combination of the following: 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
  • Familiarity with hardware trust anchors, TPM, and/or trust zone solutions
  • Familiarity with tools such as WinDbg/Wireshark/IDA-Pro/OllyDbg/Immunity/Python
  • Experience with Kernel/user mode debugger technologies
  • Knowledge of developing embedded processors through the complete design-cycle from requirement analysis, design, implementation, integration, and testing
  • Experience with Operating systems internals (i.e. OS primitives & Application Binary Interface)
  • Proficiency with cryptography, computer and/or network security is necessary, as well as experience with project management, software engineering and/or consulting
  • DVP&R experience

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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