Share this Job

Cyber Security Software Design Engineer (2019)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  40510

Nexteer is looking for a product engineer interested in the field of automotive Cyber-Security.

This position will be located in Saginaw, MI and for the right candidate, we offer a generous relocation package.  



  • Create software designs to satisfy cyber-security requirements
  • Document designs and rationale
  • Link design information to requirements
  • Identify architecture for software / peripheral components
  • Support software team for proper implementation and integration
  • Work with third party suppliers of software and firmware to support cyber security
  • Support testing to confirm compliance to requirements
  • Perform design reviews, Support requirement reviews


Required Skills:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in embedded software 
  • Embedded C programming
  • Knowledge of compilers, linkers and debugging tools
  • Knowledge of the software design life cycle
  • Logical problem solving techniques
  • Conceptual understanding of flash programming mechanisms
  • Basic understanding of vehicle serial communications
  • Basic understanding of standard security mechanisms and techniques – Encryption, authentication, hashing or TRNG/PRNG
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Works well with teams remote and on-site


Preferred Skills:

  • Cybersecurity concepts in automotive / embedded systems domain
    • SHE (Secure Hardware Extension)
    • Secure/Authenticated Boot Process
    • Message Authentication
    • Key Provisioning
  • Understanding of hardware accelerators (Hardware Security Module, etc)
  • Understanding of cybersecurity algorithms (AES, ECC Curves, RSA, SHA, HMAC, CMAC, etc)
  • Use of Vector toolchain – CANoe, CANape, CANalyzer
  • Familiarity with CAPL scripting language
  • Hands on experience with software static analysis tools (examples - QAC, Polyspace)
  • Prior experience integrating third party security firmware
  • Use and configuration of the AUTOSAR Software Stack (specifically Crypto Stack) and Tools (Vector DaVinci preferred)







Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


VEVRAA Federal Contractor


Nexteer is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.


Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-989-757-5000. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.


Nearest Major Market: Saginaw

Find similar jobs: