Senior Automotive Cybersecurity Consultant (Remote)

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Thousands of us around the world wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. UL stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!


kVA by UL is seeking a Senior Automotive Cybersecurity Consultant who will be involved with secure work product development for various vehicle features, including complex software-intensive systems such as systems for self-driving vehicles. At kVA by UL, we provide guidance and support to help original equipment manufacturers and automotive component and system manufacturers navigate complexity and develop a framework for automotive cybersecurity standards and best practices. We utilize insights and experience built on cybersecurity to assist the entire automotive industry supply chain in developing cybersecurity measures.

What you’ll learn & achieve:

  • Lead the development, or review, or audit of cybersecurity work products and processes for clients seeking compliance to standards in cybersecurity and related fields, including ISO/SAE 21434, ISO FDIS 24089, UNECE WP.29 R155 and R156 and other similar standards relevant to systems-and software-engineering and secure development lifecycle.
  • Employ established methods and frameworks, relevant to cybersecurity and related fields, to lead the engineering development or review, or audit of cybersecurity cases for complex software-intensive systems. Activities may include: 
  • Perform threat analysis and risk assessment (TARA).
  • Define cybersecurity goals and claims, and cybersecurity concept
  • Define cybersecurity specifications.
  • Analyze system and software architecture to discover weaknesses and vulnerabilities
  • Lead client programs by interacting regularly with clients in technical program meetings and project reviews. Address client concerns and to resolve client issues. Provide expert technical leadership and guidance to clients in reference to cybersecurity and related technical fields.  Projects may include travel to client sites and to other UL locations.
  • Lead full training events in topics relevant to cybersecurity and related fields, including ISO/SAE 21434, ISO FDIS 24089 and other similar standards.
  • Lead business development activities defining Statements of Work (SOWs) and providing budgetary estimates for client proposal development
  • Contribute to mentorship and development of junior-level engineering personnel

What makes you a great fit:

  • 6-8 years of experience within automotive and/or embedded systems
  • Experience with threat analysis, and risk assessments, and/or penetration testingand/or vulnerability analyses.
  • Experience working within automotive or similar domains
  • ISO/SAE 21434 experience preferred
  • University Degree in Electrical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Computer Science Engineering or a closely related field in a relevant technical field plus
  • Minimal travel to client sites required (up to 10%).
  • UL has COVID-19 protocols and policies in place to ensure the safety of our employees, customers and clients. Effective November 1, 2021, the company mandates that employees are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment (except where prohibited by law), subject to reasonable accommodation as required by law.

What you’ll experience working at UL:

  • Mission: For UL, corporate and social responsibility isn’t new.  Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125 years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.
  • People: Ask any UL employee what they love most about working here, and you’ll almost always hear, “the people.” Going beyond what is possible is the standard at UL.  We’re able to deliver the best because we employ the best.
  • Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers’ create. We’re inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play. And as a global company, in many roles,  you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.
  • Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.
  • Total Rewards: All employees at UL are eligible for bonus compensation. UL offers a generous 401k matching structure of up to 5% of eligible pay. Additionally, we invest an additional 4% into your retirement saving fund after your first year of continuous employment. We provide Healthcare Reimbursement Accounts and Health Savings Accounts that UL contributes to twice per year! Depending on your role, you can work with your manager on flexible working arrangements. We also provide employees with paid time off including vacation, holiday, sick and volunteer time off.

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