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Nexteer Automotive

Entry Level Product Engineer - Cyber Security (2023)

Architecture and Engineering


Full Time

On Site


Saginaw, Michigan, United States

Job Title: Product Engineer, Cyber Security

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.

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:

  • 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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