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Security Lead Positioning in hightech Switzerland

Client is a global provider of leading positioning and wireless communication technologies for the automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Our solutions let people, vehicles, and machines determine their precise position and communicate wirelessly over cellular and short range networks. With a broad portfolio of chips, modules, and a growing ecosystem of product supporting data services, u-blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative solutions for the Internet of Things, quickly and cost-effectively. With headquarters in Thalwil, Switzerland, the company is globally present with offices in Europe, Asia, and the USA.

Position:

Security Lead Positioning

City & country:

Zurich , Switzerland

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Your challenge:

As the Security Lead Positioning, you will be responsible for the product related security features of Positioning products. Although you will occupy a staff function, your role will include active involvement in the design and development of the platforms and products (Hardware and Software) and an oversight role in the area of GNSS signal security (mainly jamming and spoofing). Additionally you are interfacing to the involved teams within the Product Center Positioning, as well as to the other Product Centers and the Corporate Security Team.

This position reports to the Head of Positioning Development.

Your Responsibilities

  • Lead the product security related activities within the product center Positioning
  • Interface to internal teams, as well as to other stakeholders, e.g. other product centers and the Corporate Security team
  • Responsible for the security strategy of the product center Positioning (aligned with the other PCs and corporate)
  • Drive the security related design of our products, including SW and HW architecture and security requirements.
  • Security in the area of chip and module production
  • Semiconductor platform security, e.g. secure boot, secure firmware update (FOTA), secure physical interfaces and APIs, secure transport layer
  • Oversee the activities in the area of GNSS signal security (Robustness, Spoofing/Jamming detection and active countermeasures)
  • Coordinate 3rd party penetration tests & security reviews on Positioning products
  • Drive the security awareness within the Product Center and provide internal trainings
  • Support the Positioning Product Strategy team concerning the Product and Service Security Roadmap (gather general security trends/needs in the POS market) and deployment of the products
  • Contribute to the security processes development and their continuous improvement

Your experience

Qualifications

  • Degree in electrical engineering, computer science, robotics, or equivalent education
  • 5 years experience in security related positions
  • Hands-on experience in embedded systems development
  • Sound knowledge of security designs on microprocessor platforms
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English)

Bonus Points for Experience with

  • Specific security certifications (CISSP, CEH, CompTIA Security+, ...)
  • Knowledge in key security concepts, including Symmetric/Asymmetric cryptography, Authentication/Authorization mechanisms, common threats to positioning signals (spoofing, jamming, ...)
  • current safety standards in automotive, e.g ISO26262

About Zurich

Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city with a population over 409,000. Its central Europe location means France, Germany and Austria are as close as an hour away. It is a transport hub for the county, with rail, road and air networks converging here. Zurich BH station is the busiest railway station in the world. The international airport flies to 60 different countries and is situated just 10km outside of the centre. It’s a global city with one of the largest financial centres in the world. The main industries are banking and R&D. Zurich is known as one of the wealthiest cities in the world and ranks consistently top on Mercer’s quality of life surveys. There are so many reasons to love living in Zurich as an expat. Will you be next?

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About Switzerland

Switzerland is in the heart of Europe and borders no less than 5 countries. As such, it is a truly multilingual, multicultural society. Most adults speak at least 2 languages, plus English. It consistently polls number 1 for quality of life. This is due to the clean, safe, natural environment, excellent infrastructure and the large disposable income of its residents. It’s no surprise that hundreds of expats have chosen to make their home here. The country has a reputation for finance and high technological innovation and provides opportunities for many adventurous engineers.

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Fernando,
Senior Software Engineer
Zurich - Switzerland

Hi! My name is Fernando and I am an software engineer, currently working at ABB in Turgi. I have lived in Zurich since July 2015 and I am still enjoying it.

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