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Cybersecurity Engineer - IDS Design

  • Location
    • Warren, Michigan
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


The In-Vehicle Network Intrusion Detection System (IDS) Engineer is a newer role in the automotive industry and, as such, requires one to operate in a new and rapidly evolving technical area. This position requires knowledge of information security and vehicle electrical architecture. The IDS Security Engineer will help develop and maintain cross-functional design and test requirements for an end-to-end in-vehicle network IDS

What You’ll Do:

  • Contribute to the identification and development of vehicle IDS operational and test requirements based on industry experience, best practices, and academic research

  • Work closely with subject matter experts in product cybersecurity, off-vehicle communications, and ECU and network design to develop a secure IDS that identifies and reports anomalous in-vehicle network events

  • Identify cybersecurity design risks that apply to the operation and maintenance of the IDS system and subsystems

  • Ensure the proper execution of IDS requirements within GM vehicle subsystems

  • Partner with the GM Advanced Technical Work organization to mature advanced IDS concepts into production content

Additional Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Physics or other related field required

  • 5+ years of relevent experience required

  • Understanding of major automotive subsystems and the automotive component lifecycle from sourcing through vehicle production and service/warranty processes

  • Understanding of microcontroller operation and operating systems (Linux-like and embedded)

  • Understanding of software and hardware design processes

  • Understanding of failure mode and effects analysis methods

  • Working knowledge of automotive communication protocols, including CAN and Ethernet

  • Working knowledge of the ISO 14229 and 21434

  • Experience writing technical requirements and specifications

  • Ability to create system-level diagrams (context, logical, physical, deployment, etc.) and the necessary documentation when required

  • Ability to coordinate requirements development with other activities within the enterprise

  • Ability to reconcile future IDS program enhancements with near-term execution to identify design and implementation issues

  • A self-starter with a strong technical curiosity and desire to continuously learn

  • Ability to handle ambiguity and make decisions and recommendations with limited data

  • Experience with AUTOSAR architecture"

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Bonus Potential: An incentive pay program offers payouts based on company performance, job level, and individual performance.

Benefits: GM offers a variety of health and wellbeing benefit programs. Benefit options include medical, dental, vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts, retirement savings plan, sickness and accident benefits, life insurance, paid vacation & holidays, tuition assistance programs, employee assistance program, GM vehicle discounts and more.

Location: This role is categorized as hybrid. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to the office three times per week, at minimum.

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