Senior Security & Privacy Engineer

Senior Security & Privacy Engineer

Job ID:  22020


We at Vitesco Technologies are looking for two highly self-motivated and detail oriented System Cyber Security Engineering Managers to join our team.


Positions can be located in either Auburn Hills, MI or Deer Park, IL.  


Level: Mid to Senior Level Engineers


This position is considered HYBRID within our MW Policy and allows the employee to work a combination of in the office and at home.  

Are you ready to shape tomorrow with us and be part of the development team developing state of the art systems for our electrified technologies?


Core Responsibilities:

  • Coordination of activities and work products related to Cybersecurity engineering in accordance with Vitesco internal standards and the ISO 21434
  • Evaluation of customer requirements for Cybersecurity and assessment of attack scenarios within a threat analysis and risk analysis
  • Definition of requirements for the protection of powertrain control components against threats in a functional Cybersecurity concept
  • Collaboration with architects and engineers from system, hardware, software and test to ensure the technical realization of the Cybersecurity concept
  • Communication with customers related to Cybersecurity
  • Participating in the adaptation of the product development process by integrating the Cybersecurity standards
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams. Collaborate with Electrical team, Systems team, and customer for smooth execution of the project
  • Support updating project release plan, resource plan regularly
  • Follow company's processes/methods to ensure the quality of the project
  • Work with Quality team to perform release reviews
  • Drive common platform approaches including software, processes, and tools
  • Support exploration of new concepts and platforms  Self-motivated, dedicated, focused, and be able to meet tight schedules
  • Be able to perform multiple tasks and work independently on new or complex assignments



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Computer engineering, Electronics, Computer science or related degrees)
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in conducting SEC reviews
  • 3+ years of cross functional system experience including hardware design and embedded system software development experience
  • Experience with Security & Privacy, cryptography, secure communication technology or functional safety
  • Working knowledge of Security software development
  • Knowledge in Security & Privacy standard, methods and approaches
  • Knowledge in security analysis - e.g. TARA, STRIDE
  • C Programming knowledge or other programming languages are a plus (C++, Python, scripting languages)
  • Working experience in software product development cycle methodologies  Solid understanding of microcontroller architectures both single and multicore
  • Solid software and hardware debugging skills.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols like SPI, CAN, LIN, etc.
  • Experience in understanding the hardware datasheets of microcontrollers and ASICs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience within Automotive Industry is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of AUTOSAR highly desirable
  • Experience with configuration management tools such as MKS, IMS, GIT or similar highly desirable


Working Time: Full time 


Your Contact Partner: Kenneth R Cummings 

EEO Statement

Vitesco Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  We welcome and encourage all qualified candidates to apply, including but not limited to people with disabilities, members of the LGBTQ+ community, people from all ethnicities and creeds, working parents, or people with long unemployment periods.  All qualified individuals will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. To be considered, an application must be submitted to a specific position for which Vitesco Technologies has a current posted job opening. Qualified applicants will be considered only for the specific opening(s) to which they apply. Further, Vitesco Technologies provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to careers_usa& This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process.

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art powertrain technologies for sustainable mobility. With smart system solutions and components for electric, hybrid and internal combustion drivetrains, Vitesco Technologies makes mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product range includes electrified drivetrain systems, electronic control units, sensors and actuators, and exhaust -gas aftertreatment solutions. In 2021, Vitesco Technologies recorded sales of €8.3 billion and employs around 37,000 employees at about 50 locations worldwide. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.