Vacancy Sr. Cybersecurity & HW/SW Engineer


Your core tasks will involve, but are not limited to:

• Analysing the current car computer and networking technology to detail to find vulnerabilities and potential problems. This includes technology inside the car (CAN bus, FlexRay, Auto Ethernet, attached devices) as well over-the-air communications (V2X, 4G, 5G). This can include reverse-engineering devices and communications when needed. • Helping colleagues to design and implement tools to extract and analyse low-level information from vehicles to better understand their functioning. • Cryptanalyzing security devices as HSM, secure boot mechanisms, secure protocols, etc. • Designing and implementing improved attacks using Machine Learning and others. • Designing proof-of-concepts of both attacks (exploits) and security mechanisms. • Keeping up-to-date with the current vehicle automaker ecosystem to find potential problems with security and privacy. • Finding strategic targets to analyse. • Collaborate in sourcing of information and materials. • Examining potential privacy threats and finding ways to counter them. • Presenting results in public.

What we expect

Required experience / knowledge / skills
• Bachelor in Physics, Computer Science, Electronics, Industrial Engineering, Mathematics or Telecommunications.
• Proven knowledge of: ciphers, protocols, different usages of PKIs.
• Hands-on experience pen-testing of different HW platforms (x86, ARM, etc.) and SW platforms (Linux, Android), including knowledge of protection mechanisms.
• Hands-on experience with analysing and reverse-engineering communication protocols. Interaction using SDR.
• Programming in Python and C/C++.
• Knowledge of CAN bus communications and vehicle electronics.
• Experience with cloud computing and understanding of its security aspects.
• Strong ethics.
• Leadership and a make-do, problem-solving attitude.

• MsC or PhD in Cybersecurity.
• Experience with microcontroller programming and embedded hw/software stacks.
• Knowledge of ML/DL theory, as well as tools and techniques.
• Knowledge of: SCA, FI, template attacks, etc.
• Experience with automotive OSes and stacks: QNX, AUTOSAR, etc.
• Experience with reverse-engineering in SW and embedded HW.
• Knowledge of privacy protection mechanisms and their trade-offs.
• Knowledge of tamper-resistant protection methods.
• Contribution to research publications, public projects, presentations, participation in competitions

What we offer

• A competitive salary (based on a 40-hour week), consistent with your level of education and experience
• An initial one-year contract with the prospect of an indefinite contract
• One extra month’s salary per year (‘13th month’), plus 8% holiday allowance annually
• 25 vacation days , 5 compensation days
• Flexible working hours
• Extensive training opportunities
• Pension and health insurance scheme
• A fast moving, innovative and international diverse working environment

• Relocation support (where applicable): Mapscape makes sure that you settle down and feel supported while starting your new life in Eindhoven. With our extensive experience on relocation, we work together with you to ensure your relocation goes as smoothly. From the visa application process, documents consulting, coverage of flight and hotel to visa sponsorship, 30% tax exemption applications, supporting school and housing search,  the language courses for you and for your partner, we are here to help every step you personally every step of the way.

Additional information about Eindhoven:
Eindhoven has become one of Europe’s prominent high-tech regions in recent years. You’ll be pleasantly surprised by the high quality of life, effective educational system, the combination of city facilities and the serenity. Furthermore, Eindhoven has excellent national and international transport links give you th


If you feel you fit the description and you are interested in working within an informal and innovative organisation with a solid customer base. Then please send your motivation with your CV to hrm(at) You can expect a challenging job with a market conforming employment package. For more information please contact the HRM department +31 40-711 3500 Luchthavenweg 34, 5657 EB Eindhoven

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