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Systems Cybersecurity Engineer – High Voltage Inverters (Nürnberg or Luxembourg)

2021 年 6 月 17 日



The cybersecurity engineer (CSE) is directly engaged with the development of secure, robust and resilient vehicle solutions for e-Mobility products. The CSE works within the systems engineering function ensuring all aspects of the customer requirements are implemented and tested according to the latest automotive cybersecurity standards and best practices. You will be part of a multi-cultural, multi-disciplined product development team, working on latest state of the art 800V SiC and 400V Si / SiC Inverters for Battery Electric Vehicles and Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles for the eMobility mass market.

Job Location: Nürnberg or Luxembourg


  • Being passionate and forward-thinking about cybersecurity and the needs for the ever-changing automotive industry.

  • Plans and implements the cybersecurity activities with a given project with a collaborative team that takes into consideration customer specifications, the cybersecurity process and can bring their own experience into what is needed

  • Performs cybersecurity risk assessments and threat modelling within a product scope and suggests countermeasures appropriate to the project given the technical constraints or operational limitations

  • Can analyse and determine safety, financial, operational and privacy issues identified in a risk analysis. Where there are safety impacts, can work with the Functional Safety team to find solutions that do not compromise safety or security.

  • Designs and leads the cybersecurity technical solutions as required by the project working with hardware and software teams as needed for the best solutions. Follows and contributes to the secure development lifecycle at BorgWarner

  • For a project that has been deemed cyber-relevant, they will create a cybersecurity assurance case that provides the argument for the achieved degree of cybersecurity on their project

  • Drives feature development and provides technical support for hardware and software teams, including but not limited to:

    • Immobilisers/anti-theft devices

    • Manipulation Detection Watchdogs (software or hardware)

    • Secure/Authenticated/Trusted Boot methods

    • Key management best practices within products

    • Secure on-board communication (SecOC or similar)

    • Secure diagnostics (token-based or other methods)

    • Understanding hardware trust anchors (microcontroller HSMs, HTAs etc)

  • Interfaces with customer on technical cybersecurity issues. 

  • Follows and keeps up to date with vulnerabilities of our suppliers/customers

  • Networks and maintains a high-level of industry knowledge

  • Works directly with Cybersecurity Managers to provide cybersecurity support on projects

  • Documents and shares best-practices

  • Mentors the less experienced; role model for BorgWarner beliefs


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE (Minimum Qualifications)

  • Masters Engineering degree in Electrical/Electronic/IT

  • 2+ years of experience in a product cybersecurity position

  • Or 5+ years in an embedded systems/software competency with a strong interest in cybersecurity

  • Knowledge of Automotive cybersecurity/Functional Safety standards are strongly advised but not required (e.g.ISO/SAE 21434, WP.29 SUMS & CSMS, ISO26262, NIST)

  • Automotive, Aerospace or transportation development experience

  • Familiarity with automotive network architecture, modules, and protocols (CAN, Flexray etc.) is desired but can be transferrable if there is knowledge of ethernet and or the OSI model.

  • Understanding of multi-core embedded microcontrollers that use HTAs (hardware trust anchors).

  • Strong communication and analytical skills

  • Ability to work independently, take ownership of project deliverables, go above and beyond the task at hand

  • Familiarity with Secure Coding practices, processes and methods. This can include some understanding of the dangers of using C, MISRA and CertC if possible.

  • Understanding of different types of penetration and fuzz testing and the tools to do this effectively for our products. An idea of which methods to apply in each project is needed.

  • Fluency in English and German is required


Decision Quality

Functional/Technical Skills

Priority Setting

Problem Solving

Action Oriented

Drive for Results


Personal Learning


Conflict Management


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