(Senior) Specialist, Automotive Security & Privacy

Your tasks

Overview
In this role you will work with internal product teams to develop and improve Continental’s cybersecurity maturity by providing the technology and processes to detect and prevent internal or external attempts to infiltrate vehicle systems and data.


Core Responsibilities

  • Cybersecurity specialist with focus on the security and privacy in and around the vehicle
  • Develop security and privacy solutions around electronic control units and the associated interfaces and networks
  • Strong focus on supporting business units to help mature Continental’s cybersecurity posture
  • Assist in researching attempted or successful efforts to compromise systems and coordinating mitigation strategy
  • Support Continental’s coordinated vulnerability disclosure program
  • Develop and refine Automotive Security and Privacy standards ­
  • Drive the standardization of Automotive Security and Privacy solutions.
  • Coordinate with the different functional areas of R&D, product development, and vehicle manufacturers.
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Your profile

Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years relevant experience with Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • Familiarity with security vulnerabilities, security threat modeling, cryptography, penetration testing, and other basic security concepts
  • Understanding of basic data privacy and protection goals
  • Ability to effectively communication complex security concepts to technical counterparts and project management
  • Ability to accurately interpret customer requirements regarding secure design and testing of embedded systems
  • Ability to systematically analyze multiple alternative designs and provide defensible recommendation in alignment with security fundamentals and corporate objectives
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Willingness to collaborate with international teams

Preferred Qualifications 

  • 5+ years relevant experience 
  • Master degree in computer science, engineering or related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience in the implementation of automotive security projects
  • Experience applying security concepts to embedded systems
  • Experience in Privacy by Design
  • Cryptographic protocols and hardware (CMAC, HMAC, PKI, HSM, SHE, etc.)
  • Programming experience
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Our offer

Be part of a young, highly motivated and intercultural team. We are living a supportive "One for another" culture. Further, we are flexible in the locations and mobile work.

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EEO-Statement:

EEO / AA / Disabled / Protected Veteran Employer. Continental offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals, without regard to unlawful consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Continental complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply. To be considered, you must apply for a specific position for which Continental has a current posted job opening. Qualifying applications will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which you apply. If you would like to be considered for additional or future job openings, we encourage you to reapply for other opportunities as they become available. Further, Continental provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to Careers@conti-na.com or contact US Recruiting at 248.393.5566. This telephone line and email address are reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application, if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a call back.

 

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About us

Future is in Motion and our highest Vision is to achieve Vision Zero. Cybersecurity is the major enabler nowadays to ensure safe automotive products and to allow new technologies like autonomous driving. With hundreds of engineers world-wide we are working on the cybersecurity of our products in a holistic way.

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