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Product Engineer - Cyber Security (2022)


Saginaw, MI, US

Division:  US-Corporate (COR)
Req ID:  48148



Nexteer is looking for motivated people to work in the product security engineering group. As a member of the Nexteer product security team we will expand your job skills to be a high valued automotive security engineer. The automotive security area is rapidly expanding and motivated security engineers will be challenged with many new security concepts.  This position will be in Saginaw, MI.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Review and evaluate customer security requirements
  • Develop security concept through a structured process that involves threat analysis and risk assessment.
  • Support concept implementation through the product development phases to include hardware, software, and manufacturing.
  • Develop solutions to address the vulnerabilities found through system and software analysis
  • Support customer meetings to discuss and plan Cyber Security related activities
  • Develop work products that follow the ISO/SAE 21434 Road Vehicle Cybersecurity Engineering standard.


Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in embedded systems development
  • Familiarity with embedded control modules (hardware and/or software)
  • Familiarity with automotive networks
  • Familiarity with microprocessor communications peripherals and memory architectures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and a desire to work with people


Preferred Skills:

  • Experience embedded security mechanisms
  • Experience with penetration testing on communications networks and hardware I/O
  • Experience with encryption and authentication methods/standards like AES, RSA, ECC, SHA
  • Background in automotive engineering and chassis systems
  • Familiarity with standardized software development process models (i.e. ASPICE)
  • Knowledge of project management processes and tools


Educational Requirements:



Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/Women


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