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Security Lead Cellular
Sgonico (Trieste)
u blox (SIX:UBXN) is a global technology leader in positioning and wireless communication in automotive, industrial, and consumer markets. Their smart and reliable solutions, services and products 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 secure data services and connectivity, u blox is uniquely positioned to empower its customers to develop innovative and reliable 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. (
As the Security Lead Positioning, you will be responsible for the product related security features of the u-blox Cellular 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 Cellular security. Additionally you are interfacing to the involved teams within the Product Center Cellular, as well as to the other Product Centers and the Corporate Security Team.

This position reports to the Senior Director of Cellular Development.

Your Responsibilities
  • Represent the Corporate Security Organization in the Product Center Cellular
  • Lead the product security related activities within the Product Center
  • Drive implementation of Product Security Policies, Processes and Standards in the Product Center
  • Support Product Teams with Threat Modeling, Security Risk Assessments, Security Requirements definition, Security Architecture, and Security Testing
  • 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
  • Coordinate 3rd party penetration tests & security reviews on Cellular products
  • Drive the security awareness within the Product Center and provide internal trainings
  • Coordinate Vulnerability Handling and Incident Response related to Cellular products
  • Interface with customers to support complaint handling and answer security questions related to Cellular products
  • Support the Cellular Product Strategy team concerning the Product and Service Security Roadmap (gather general security trends/needs in the Cellular market) and deployment of the products

  • 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)
  • Availability to occasional travels to the other u-blox sites in UK, USA, Belgium and Pakistan, as well as to selected conferences/customers.
  • Valid work permit for Italy
Bonus Points for Experience wit:
  • Knowledge in key security concepts, including Symmetric/Asymmetric cryptography, Authentication/Authorization mechanisms, common threats to positioning signals (spoofing, jamming, ...)
  • GSMA
  • current safety standards in automotive, e.g ISO26262
Are you interested in this challenging position within an international work environment in a successful company? Apply now! You will be working with a motivated team in an exciting technology.

We are looking forward to receiving your application.
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