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Project Engineer: Vehicle Cyber Security - ETL061

Apply now Job no: 493193
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Various (West Midlands / South Wales)
Categories: Product Development, Information Technology

Aston Martin is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.

Due to the significant growth Aston Martin has experienced in recent years we now benefit from being a true multi-site organisation, and as such this role could be based at a number of sites, including Gaydon, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes

Department overview

Our Electrical Integration team is responsible for our vehicles’ electrical architectures, functional safety and cyber-security. Our customers expect us to ensure their safety, security and privacy and our engineering design process is central to ensuring that we meet these expectations.

Current trends toward connectivity and increased levels of autonomy bring new challenges; we are looking for someone with the experience and commitment to lead our product development team’s strategy and processes for cyber security.  

Job Purpose

To ensure that our products, processes and people are prepared for emerging cyber security risks. Working with our development engineers and suppliers you’ll lead our vehicle cyber security strategy and the processes required to deliver it

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Create and communicate the company’s cyber security strategy for future products.
  • Recommend and implement appropriate cyber security standards and processes
  • Act as a central source of knowledge on cyber security related topics
  • Own and maintain vehicle Cybersecurity requirements specifications
  • Cascade requirements and monitor delivery against the across multiple commodity areas
  • Lead the technical assessment of the impact of security on components and negotiate solutions with component owners
  • Support technical suppliers who are delivering security related features to ensure compliant and timely delivery
  • Actively participate in the application of cyber security best practices to product development projects and programs
  • Assess future products for risks, develop mitigation plans, and support the implementation of these plans.
  • Collaborate with our cyber security research team

Key Skills and Experience

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience gained within a cyber security position with technical cyber security expertise and knowledge
  • Software and systems knowledge of complex vehicle systems
  • Proven project delivery experience
  • The ability to lead teams and provide high levels of motivation
  • Systems engineering experience
  • Strong inter-personal skills, communication and leadership attributes
  • Familiarity with automotive network architecture, modules, and protocols (CAN etc.)
  • Familiarity with Secure Coding practices, processes and methods
  • Ability to develop and maintain technical documentation as required
  • Penetration testing and tools experience
  • Certifications such as CISSP, CEH, SANS GMOB/GPEN or ITIL.
  • Experience with embedded systems (HW, SW and various operating systems)

Remuneration Package:

  • Salary circa: £45,000
  • Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford.
  • Contributory pension scheme – 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%.
  • 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
  • Private Health Insurance – Single Cover.
  • Private Dental Plan – Single Cover.
  • A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

How to apply

There really has never been a better time to join Aston Martin Lagonda, with strong financial results, a significant growth plan in place, a new site nearing completion and arguably the strongest model line up in the Company’s history, so if you feel ready to take the next exciting step in your already successful career and become part of the AML family apply today for consideration

Please click on the 'apply now' button to submit your application.

PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.

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