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Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 11:23 AM

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At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live. We are seeking experienced candidates for a Research Engineer : Automotive Cybersecurity position in our Dearborn, MI location.
Fords Research and Advanced Engineering organization is broadening its core competency within the area of Embedded Cyber Security in the automotive environment. We are both researching and reviewing new enterprise:wide features and technologies, as well as providing frameworks, processes and tools to help the research.
Technology is advancing, connection mechanisms are growing, and consumers and hackers are becoming more sophisticated. With increasing networking between modules and access points into the vehicle, the attack surface has increased thereby opening up new potential vulnerabilities. Automobiles are no longer mere mechanical devices but are controlled by dozens of digital computers coordinated by internal networks. While all this technology has allowed for better personalized experiences, seamless integration into a persons lifestyle, differential services, predictive diagnostics and safer driving conditions, the increase in complexity drives the need for advanced security and data solutions.
We are exploring the role of advanced embedded computing platforms, coupled with cloud:based services, to deliver applications which will redefine the experience of owning, maintaining, driving and interacting with Ford Motor Company vehicles. Security needs to be built into each of these growing technologies.
The ideal candidate will have outstanding security design analytical skills and the ability to work in a fast:paced, collaborative environment. We are looking for exceptionally creative, motivated and talented Cyber Security engineers to join our team to evaluate and develop advanced features, toolkits and consult on security related architectures. We collaborate extensively within Ford and with external partners, thus we require exceptional communication and collaborative skills.
Work tasks span from the early research and development stages of ideation, experience and use case development, through development of Proof:of:Concept solutions, vehicle integration and finally delivery of features and processes to the Product Development organization.
Job Requirements:
:Research and develop concepts around related Cyber Security incidents reported in industry and research organizations.
:Understand the exploit and report back findings so new requirements, testing or processes can be updated to avoid future risk. Storyboards, use cases, proof:of:concept demonstrations, specifications and requirements development experience
:Development and maintenance of tools (e.g. Fuzzing) for use in internal vehicle penetration testing
:Threat Analysis and Risk Assessment tool/modeling
:Lead technology and security feature projects. Deliver to internal customers.
:Actively ideate and invent new security techniques or countermeasures for Vehicle to Vehicle or Vehicle to Infrastructure
modules/architecture as well as other feature sets requiring security support
:Performing competitive analyses and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies in both the automotive and consumer electronics field
:Develop security roadmap (near:term, mid:term and long:term focus) as it relates to Safety Features
:Actively work with Security Partners, Research and Government for information sharing, joint project development, and reporting
:Travel to cover critical Cyber Security Conferences or meet with other non:local team members (e.g. England/Germany or California)


• Location: dearborn, Detroit

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