Research Scientist Security Engineering and Security Automation (f/m/div.)

Renningen, Germany

Bosch Group

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Job Description

  • As a security researcher at Bosch Research, you will be working in projects that develop innovative security solutions for Bosch products and services.
  • You will engage with Bosch product divisions to understand what is specifically needed and interact with the academic community to identify research results that can be applied to address these needs.
  • Furthermore, you will develop new methods and techniques, identify opportunities for new research topics, publish your work at scientific venues and educate Bosch associates in information security.
  • In addition, you will work closely with the Bosch product divisions to understand their specific needs for security automation as well as the technical constraints in their tool- and process-landscapes.
  • You will develop new methods to automate security-related tasks across the entire product life cycle – from threat and risk analysis to security concept derivation to implementation validation and verification to security monitoring, vulnerability management such as threat intelligence.
  • As research scientist in our team, you will study existing DevSecOps tools and best practices as well as new methods and technologies from academic research and adapt them to the specific requirements of Bosch products.
  • Moreover, you will implement software prototypes to experimentally validate your research ideas and to showcase them to the engineers and management at the Bosch product divisions.
  • Demonstrating your regular progress to stakeholders and the leadership team and turning selected prototypes into code that meets our internal quality standards with the help of our software enablement team are also part of your responsibilities.
  • You will interact with the academic as well as Bosch-internal security community to identify new research questions, technical solutions and collaboration opportunities and you will actively contribute to our cybersecurity research strategy.
  • Last but not least, you will educate cybersecurity training to Bosch employees and participate in company-wide initiatives to further improve the security of our products.


  • Education: PhD in Information Security or related areas
  • Working Practice: enjoy working on a broad range of security topics, from specification to implementation to operations
  • Experience and Knowledge: several years of professional work experience in this area and experience with academic research (you have published your work at conferences or in journals), good understanding of CI/CD techniques, experience with DevOps and DevSecOps methods, tools and best practices, knowledge with cloud and edge technologies, professional experience in security engineering and in software development, worked in an international environment, good understanding of the main concepts of applied cryptography, software security and system security, able to implement advanced concepts prototypically in software and evaluate them experimentally, contribution to a successful open source project
  • Enthusiasm: passionate about research, eager to learn new things, and excited to create impact on the ground
  • Languages: fluent in English written and spoken

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Tags: Automation CI/CD Cloud Cryptography DevOps DevSecOps Monitoring Open Source PhD Risk analysis Strategy Threat intelligence Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Career development Conferences

Region: Europe
Country: Germany
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