Software Engineer - decoding

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Software Engineer - decoding

Are you Senior Cyber Security/ Penetration Test Engineer/software engineer who is good at breaking codes and seeing where cyber security hackers could break in? Have you an engineering background, ideally working within Automotive/Semiconductor/Silicon/IOT? Would you like to be apart of an organisation who focus on safety and connectivity of vehicles? Then this could be your next role....

Job Description

Senior Cyber Security/ Penetration Test Engineer



£35-45k plus Benefits (including flexitime and overtime)

The role
Penetration testing of cyber-physical systems
Objective evaluation, reporting and making recommendations on system resilience

Key Functions
Coordinating penetration testing activities within a small team
Coaching other team members to deliver consistent and successful results
Bringing and integrating know-how from IT and IoT domains into the automotive domain
Executing structured attacks on cyber physical systems within a white-hat laboratory
Executing attacks in the lab, the workshop and on the proving ground
Building team resources (tools, team and process)
Developing and delivering training for internal/external delivery
Working with design-side consultants to engineer value-add security solutions
Supporting the product groups in tendering activities

Preferred Qualifications
Good first degree (minimum 2:1) in electrical/electronic engineering, IT system, computer sciences or other relevant related discipline
Higher degree (relevant M.Sc, Eng D or Ph.D)
Corporate membership of an engineering institution including Chartered Engineer qualification
Relevant vocational courses (certified IT professional courses for example)

Preferred Experience
Commercial penetration testing in the information technology and/or internet of things domain

Experience in some combination of:
Commercial-off-the-shelf embedded operating systems (embedded Windows, Linux, QNX, Android, IOS)
WiFi and Ethernet networks: monitoring and attacking
Bluetooth, NFC or other wireless networks: monitoring and attacking
USB subsystems and manipulation
DAB radio services and implementation
Deployment of over-the-air updates
Commonplace tools such as SDR
Writing attack code/malware
Internet / cloud security
Mobile security (smartphone integration, CarPlay, etc)
Code analysis (reverse engineering binary code)
Threat modelling
Frameworks such as Metasploit
Software attacks such as SQL injection

Other information
The candidate should be willing to travel and work flexibly: The job is likely to involve periods of 1 week at a time spent overseas approximately 3 or 4 times per year. The job may also involve extended placements at customer facilities requiring travel within the UK for 1 to 3 days per week. Additionally, the candidate should be willing to engage in the security clearance process and work on defence related projects.

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Key Consultant

Gemma Langley

Gemma Langley profile

I head the Manufacturing &Technologies division and we focus on products that have been designed and manufactured across a breadth of engineering industries. The division covers a range of markets including CEM’s, electronics, automotive, aerospace, rail, avionics, defence, manufacturing, medical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor and machinery & automation.