Automotive Cybersecurity Penetration Tester

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Automotive Cybersecurity Penetration Tester

  • System Engineering & FuSa & Cyber Security


Job description

You will play a critical role in ensuring the security and integrity of automotive systems, contributing to the development of robust and resilient solutions in line with industry standards and best practices.


  • In-depth knowledge of automotive communication protocols such as CAN (Controller Area Network), LIN (Local Interconnect Network), and FlexRay.
  • Understanding of relevant automotive standards and specifications such us ISO21434.
  • Familiarity with the security mechanisms and vulnerabilities associated with various ECUs in vehicles (vehicle control units, infotainment systems, advanced driver-assistance systems).
  • Knowledge of secure boot processes and firmware update mechanisms. Expertise in analysing and securing in-vehicle networks.
  • Ability to assess the security of in-car communication buses and identify potential attack vectors.
  • Ability to assess vulnerabilities in multimedia interfaces, entertainment systems, and communication interfaces. Proficiency in reverse engineering and analysing firmware running on automotive ECUs.
  • Capability to identify and exploit vulnerabilities within ECU firmware.
  • Familiarity with diagnostic and testing tools used in the automotive industry.
  • Ability to use tools for debugging, sniffing, and analysing in-vehicle network traffic.
  • Understanding of security challenges associated with vehicle-to-cloud communication.
  • Ability to assess the security of cloud-connected services and backend systems.
  • Proficiency in using penetration testing tools tailored for automotive embedded systems.
  • Experience with tools specific to analysing and exploiting automotive security vulnerabilities.
  • Capability to perform risk assessments and threat modelling specific to automotive environments.
  • Understanding of potential threats and their impact on vehicle security.
  • Awareness of legal and compliance considerations in automotive penetration testing.
  • Incident Response for Vehicles:
    Clear and concise communication skills to convey findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Ability to generate detailed penetration testing reports with actionable recommendations.


• Identifying potential threats and assessing their impact on vehicle security.
• Conducting analyses and exploiting security vulnerabilities to strengthen overall system security.
• Demonstrating expertise in automotive communication protocols, including CAN, LIN, and FlexRay.
• Utilizing knowledge to design, implement, and troubleshoot communication systems within vehicles.
• Assessing the security of in-car communication buses and identifying potential attack vectors.
• Test planning and execution


More reasons to work with us


Work from home or the office

Depending on the position, you can work remotely, from the office or in a hybrid model.


Top-of-the-line equipment

We provide the equipment that best suits your needs and the requirements of your role.


Training budget

Use your personal training budget to gain new skills and knowledge.


Internal initiatives

Take part in our knowledge-sharing meetups organised by and for tech enthusiasts.


Private health insurance

Keep your health in check with easy access to medical professionals.

Recruitment process

It only takes a few steps

Different roles have different requirements, so the recruitment process depends on the specific position you are applying for.


Checking your CV

We read every resume we receive carefully. If you meet our requirements, we will call you to learn more about your expertise and needs.

Evaluating your qualifications

After an initial phone call, we check your skills with a task related to your position and provide you with feedback afterwards.

Making an appointment

The next step is a meeting at our office or online, where you can learn more about the team and our work culture from a Spyrosoft manager and/or partner.

Getting the answer

At Spyrosoft, we contact every person participating in the recruitment process. Upon acceptance, we will provide a list of the next steps.

Meet the recruiter

Karolina Kwaśnik Spyrosoft

At Spyrosoft, we focus on your professional development. You have influence on how and what you work on.

Karolina Kwasnik

Lead Recruitment Specialist


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Automotive Cybersecurity Penetration Tester

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