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Embedded Software Engineer Cyber Security

Posted on May 25, 2021 by TALENT - IT

Limburg, Belgium
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Does a unique career in automotive engineering sound appealing?

Do you have a passion for excellence?

Ready to become an essential member of a close team?

Able to relocate to Belgium?

The Embedded software team is part of the R&D department that develops automatic transmissions, hybrid and full electric powertrains. This team is responsible for the development of Embedded software that is used in our future products.

Job description:

  • Actively participate in applying cyber security best practices to product development projects both technical and from a processes point of view.
  • Support product programs with additional cyber security needs, analysing the product and formulating requirements for achieving the cyber security goals.
  • Conduct risk assessments to prioritize threats and compare mitigation strategies.
  • Model and plan for likely vulnerabilities through technical examination
  • In case of a security breach event you will drive remediation.
  • Audit Embedded code to identify security vulnerabilities.
  • Specify and conduct penetration tests.
  • Develop approaches with operations teams for rolling out security in the production line incl. updates, etc.
  • Implement and design Cybersecurity related software.
  • Integrating cyber security OEM and third-party components.

Key words: Embedded software, CERT, ISO 21434, cyber security, cryptography.


  • BS/MS/PhD in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or the equivalent.
  • experience with secure architecture design is plus.
  • Familiarity with Secure Coding practices, processes and methods.
  • Security expertise in one or more of: C, C++, recent micro controller architectures, CAN, cryptography, exploit development.
  • Experience with writing requirements, test procedures and use case development.
  • General understanding of CAN network, Ethernet, Firewalls and secure architecture development.
  • Strong investigative and analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently, take ownership of project deliverables, go above and beyond the task at hand, excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain technical documentation as required
  • Knowledge with cryptographic algorithms and protocols (AES, PKI, CMAC, SHA 256, ECDSA etc.)
  • Hardware experience is a plus but is not required.
  • 2+ years of experience in a cyber security position with technical cyber security expertise and knowledge.


  • You will join a respected, fast growing company with an outspoken international orientation in the challenging world of automotive industry.
  • We offer a dynamic work environment, the chance to grow within the company and to develop your competences in new technologies.
  • You can count on motivated colleagues, professional space for creativity and initiative and short communication lines.
  • We provide a congestion-free access and an attractive salary package with all kinds of fringe benefits.

Reference: 1205982874

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