Automotive Security Engineer

Berlin, Germany

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 107K - 149K *
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About Vay

At Vay, we pioneer change. We do work that has never been done before. We have a vision that we are excited to work for: To solve transportation in metropolitan areas.

We are developing an alternative approach to autonomous driving called teledriving. With our teledrive-first-approach we aim to offer a sustainable and safe service that can be an alternative to existing mobility services.

This is very ambitious. And we can’t do it alone. So we'd love to meet you!

Our team combines talent from multiple worlds: from automotive and safety engineering to software, product, regulatory, operations and many more. It is not only our technology that follows a human centred approach, but in everything we do, we keep the user's perspective and needs front of mind. This approach and the mix of talent creates a unique and stimulating work environment.

The role

As an Automotive Security Engineer in Vay, you are responsible for assessing the risks for our automotive product, defining requirements and mitigations, and working with different teams to make sure we have the right processes to design and develop a secure product.

The responsibilities

  • Develop, define and maintain security processes based on ISO 21434

  • Perform risk assessment and maintain our TARA.

  • Work with different stakeholders and teams to design security features.

  • Create a security test and validation program for the product.


The ideal profile

  • 6+ years of experience as a security engineer.

  • 2+ years of experience working on an automotive product or service.

  • Have the ability to assess the security issues and their impacts on our product.

  • Knowledge and experience in automotive security, automotive networks, and OTA update mechanisms.

  • Familiar with ISO 21434, UNECE WP.29 R155 and R156.

  • Knowledge of embedded system development.

  • Knowledge and experience in security risk assessment.

  • Familiarity with Cryptography concepts

Nice to Haves:

  • Hands-on experience with hardware hacking and embedded device security.

  • Having worked on a production ECU before, contributing to its security.

  • Ability to read and write code in at least one programming language (C/C++ preferred)

Our values

  • We pioneer change: At Vay, we’re doing work that has never been done before. This comes with challenges, frustrations and failures along the way. We embrace these challenges through perseverance and innovation, delivering creative solutions to overcome them.

  • We fuel collaboration: At Vay, we work as a team and strive for a common goal. We celebrate diversity and encourage different opinions. Our teams and partners communicate and collaborate openly. Together we build, improve, and grow.

  • We drive action: At Vay, everyone takes pride and commitment in their role for every task and every challenge. We are biassed towards action and get behind the steering wheel, even when there is none. We are empowered to take initiative and drive it to completion.

  • We build trust: At Vay, we consistently do the right thing, and follow through on our commitments to stakeholders, users and society. We understand their expectations and always respond in a way that feels human and respectful. We always put safety first and safety second.

  • We create magic: At Vay, we don’t just make things that work, we build products people love. We create unexpected and delightful moments for our riders. We design end-to-end experiences that leave a lasting expression.

Additional benefits

  • You’ll be joining a highly committed, experienced, fun, and international team from over 30 countries. The team has previously worked at companies such as Tesla, Google, Waymo, Zoox, Byton, Argo, Amazon, Uber as well as Audi, BMW, and Daimler and has founded various companies before

  • You would be a part of solving transportation in metropolitan areas all over the world – from Europe

  • We organize thoughtful & fun team events throughout the year

  • We support highly flexible working policies

  • We provide healthy snacks, drinks, and coffee at our waterfront office in Berlin

We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds and identities to apply. Each new hire is an opportunity for us to bring in a different perspective, and we are always eager to further diversify our company.

Vay is committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best and most rewarding work of your career.

Come join the future!

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey 💰

Tags: C C++ Cryptography Risk assessment

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Team events

Region: Europe
Country: Germany
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