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Embedded System Cyber-Security Engineer Job Kirkland WA US Job at Peterbilt



Position Summary:


Technical lead for security of vehicle electrical/electronic/software systems.


Primary Duties:


  • Perform threat modeling and risk assessments for current and forward-model vehicle systems

  • Assess technology proposals from external suppliers for their potential to meet risk management design objectives

  • Define security controls for system level design requirements

  • Coordinate with distributed teams for managing security scope during software development activities

  • Perform system level verification testing of implemented security controls

  • Consult with EE system architects to achieve continuous improvement  in vehicle security with each future update

  • Collaborate with non-security professionals for supply chain risk management

  • Liaise with Enterprise IT Security to align goals and strategy

  • Maintain professional relationships with security communities in the transportation sector

  • Develop and deliver awareness training to enhance embedded cyber-security knowledge and skill throughout the company.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

  • Proficiency with at least one compiled and one interpreted programming language

  • Familiarity with a security management framework such at ISO 21434, ISO 27001, NIST CSF, etc.

  • Ability to work in a highly-distributed, lean, collaborative team environment

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, good planning/tracking skills

  • Competency with standard office software (word processing, spreadsheets, presentation tools, etc)

  • Able to design new processes and resourcefully solve complex technical issues

  • Determined commitment to reliability, value, quality, and safety in all aspects of work

  • Willingness to grow continuously, both personally and professionally and a strong results orientation

  • 7 or more years of experience in two or more roles: real-time software development, vehicle electronics and controls, embedded systems design, application security, penetration testing, incident response, or compliance

  • Ability to travel for scheduled meetings less than 20% to domestic and international locations

  • Ability to maintain/obtain within 6 months a security certification: CompTIA CAP or CASP, ISC2 CISM or CISSP, GIAC GSLC, EC-Council CCISO.


Additional Valued Attributes:


  • Knowledge of applied cryptography for provisioning secure hardware

  • Knowledge of secure development techniques using static and dynamic analysis

  • Practical experience with security controls for POSIX type operating systems

  • Experience managing vulnerability disclosure programs

  • Familiarity with AGILE software development processes

  • Familiarity with requirements tracking and software test/validation tools

  • Proficiency using Requirements Capture, Simulation, Software Configuration, Defect Tracking/Reporting tools.

  • Awareness of heavy duty commercial truck regulations, especially affecting instrumentation, emissions, safety, On Board Diagnostics, and other areas that impact electrical and electronic design, architecture, and functionality

  • Experience with structured product development processes

  • Automotive electronic systems engineering skills including multiplex communication systems (especially CAN/J1939), architecture, and control system design and analysis.



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Category: Jobs : Engineering Jobs
Employer Info:



For 80 years, Peterbilt has supplied the North American commercial vehicle market with the industry’s most rugged, reliable and efficient products.

Based in Denton, Texas, Peterbilt manufactures on highway, vocational and medium duty trucks that provide value to their owners and pride to their drivers. These vehicles are supported through industry-leading aftermarket programs and a dedicated network of independent dealerships.

Peterbilt takes pride in its rich heritage and traditions, as well as these four enduring values that have shaped and continue to define the meaning of Peterbilt

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