Product Cybersecurity - Security Engineer

General Motor
November 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Work Arrangement ​​:

Hybrid : Position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time but the general expectation is that the employee be onsite an average of three (3) days each week.

The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity if you are looking to grow your security skillset and contribute in shaping the future of automotive security innovation. GM is undergoing a major transformation, both in how we operate and in how we will influence the future of transportation. The Security Engineer will lead in a progressive technical position responsible for continued execution of GM's security design and its evolution through technological advancements to ensure GM remains ahead of the adversary. The Security Engineer will define feature requirements and guide the implementation across internal and external embedded software developers. The Security Engineer will engage with GM IT developers (as needed) to drive application requirements necessary for enabling vehicle security strategies. In this role, you will be given the opportunity to engage in advanced technology work to evaluate various strategies for consideration in GM's automotive security roadmap. You will also be given the opportunity to work cross-functionally with many GM business units to enable the success of vehicle development, manufacturing, and serviceability.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead subject matter expert for various fielded EV security strategies in the areas of battery management system, plug and charge, home/public charging infrastructure, and biometrics

  • Define SDV (Software Defined Vehicle) and VIP ECUs security designs, including for non-OEM ECUs.

  • Develop and maintain detailed security design documentation for product specifications to support system design and development

  • Lead design and implementation reviews of ECU security elements

  • Lead vulnerability threat analysis and guide remediation strategy

  • Review and approve the design of embedded systems from a cybersecurity perspective

  • Conduct SW scans, lead their analysis, and guide remediation strategy

  • Perform risk assessments on deviations from cybersecurity requirements

  • Work with development teams and penetration test engineers to risk assess and mitigate identified security vulnerabilities

  • Work with Service Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, IT, and Product Development to gather requirements ensuring future changes are practical and non-disruptive

  • Grow technical capability and knowledge on the latest cybersecurity features, tools and embedded technologies from a security perspective

  • Document vulnerabilities and mitigation action plans

  • Occasional Local/Domestic/International travel to other GM facilities and supplier sites. 5%

  • Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications) ​​:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering or equivalent majors.

  • 5+ years of professional experience with proven technical and professional skills in job-related area required, including embedded controls/software development

  • General knowledge of microcontroller architectures

  • Basic understanding of cryptography fundamentals (Encryption, Authentication, Symmetric Cryptography, Asymmetric Cryptography, PKI)

  • Ability to make decisions and recommendations while taking into account appropriate tradeoffs between conflicting objectives

  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to participate in diverse/cross-functional teams, as well as educate/coach others on cybersecurity controls in the connected ecosystem ECU space.

  • Ability to handle ambiguity and make recommendations with limited data

  • Technical writing competency

  • What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications) ​:

  • 2+ years of post-graduation engineering/Cyber experience

  • Experience with bootloader, embedded security, controller communication, or diagnostics

  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR standards and methodology

  • Knowledge and experience with CAN, Ethernet or Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communications protocol

  • Knowledge of microprocessor architectures deployed across the automotive industry

  • Understanding of methods leveraged for digital signature generation and verification

  • Knowledge of diagnostic services (e.g., ISO 14229)

  • Understanding of automotive security peripherals (i.e., Secured Hardware Extension (SHE) and EVITA Hardware Security Module (HSM))

  • Experience with Certificate Authorities and cryptography

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of technologies used to secure embedded systems

  • Understanding of various Cybersecurity elements deployed to embedded systems

  • "Role subject to U.S. export control restrictions."

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