Transportation Cybersecurity Engineer, Senior

Key Role:

Serve as a part of an integrated team of engineers and cybersecurity experts within the firm’s transportation sector cybersecurity practice. Consult with clients in the secure design of automotive technologies and systems, conduct automotive cybersecurity risk assessments, develop security documentation, and design and implement cybersecurity solutions within complex, connected automotive environments. Develop system concepts and apply the systems engineering life cycle to translating strategic cyber objectives and technology and environmental conditions into engineering outcomes and solutions within the automotive industry. Apply knowledge of monitoring, analyzing, detecting, and responding to cyber events and incidents within transportation domain information systems and networks and connected cyber-physical system environments. Advise on an integrated, dynamic cyber defense and leverage cybersecurity solutions to deliver cybersecurity operational services, including intrusion detection and prevention, situational awareness of network and device intrusions, security events and data spillage, and incident response actions. Provide work leadership to junior employees.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with operational technology-focused Cybersecurity, including risk management, vulnerability assessments, security assessments, strategy and program development, system architecture designs, and monitoring solutions

  • Experience in the transportation sector, including the automotive industry and ground-based vehicle platforms

  • Experience with evaluating operational technology security vulnerabilities, developing mitigation strategies, and implementing remediation

  • Experience with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Knowledge of automotive architectures and communications technologies

  • Ability to create cybersecurity documentation, including security policies, plans, and procedures

  • Ability to analyze and suggest recommended improvements to automotive technologies and systems to meet industry cyber standards and best practices

  • Ability to conduct research on emerging transportation and cybersecurity technologies and practices to develop innovative solutions

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • BA or BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics

Additional Qualifications

  • Possession of excellent research and analytical skills

  • Possession of excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • MA or MS degree in an IT, Cyber, or Engineering field a plus

  • Security+, CISSP, or CEH certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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