Cyber Security Architect (m/f) - Infotainment Platform

Reference: MB069

Our modern MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) infotainment systems are based on the latest technologies, powerful embedded systems, software with artificial intelligence and are IP-networked and connected. They offer features such as car-office or over-the-air updates and are linked to back-end systems, cloud solutions and the Internet of Things. This not only excites our customers, but also arouses the interest of hackers and cyber-terrorists in the context of rising cybercrime. Mercedes-Benz stands for safety. Of course, this also applies to cyber security. Therefore, we are looking for you: A motivated cyber security specialist that ensures we are building an infotainment system with state of the art security imbued in the product and our development processes.


  • Responsible for the safety of the infotainment systems in our vehicles in close cooperation with our application, functional architecture and system managers
  • Thread-modeling and risk assessment for our systems, functions and components in the development process.
  • Development of state-of-the-art security concepts and architectures
  • Definition of security requirements and measures for our ECUs and systems such as a host-based IDS (Intrusion Detection System) & Security Remote Attestation for Mercedes-Benz vehicles
  • Coordination and control of the implementation of security measures and functions at our software development partners in-house or externally
  • Coordination and implementation of development-related security assessments and pentests
  • Coordination of remedial measures internally or with our development partners
  • Analyze cyber security developments and threats in the IT, software and consumer industries and draw conclusions about our systems
  • Assessment of Threat Intelligence Reports, CVEs and Vulnerabilities and Mitigation Development



  • You are a passionate technical leader looking to develop new products in automotive infotainment domain.
  • Security certifications such as CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional), CEH or OSCP are beneficial


  • Degree in IT-security, computer science, software development, information technology, communication technology, or a comparable qualification


  • Several years' professional experience in the fields of carIT security or IT security, software development or system design
  • Familiar with following conepts: security in development and deployment processes, pentesting in embedded or carIT context, statistic and dynamic code analysis, threat modelling, vulnerability scans, vulnerability and risk management
  • Extensive project management experience in large-scale software development projects
  • Practical experience in software development
  • Familiar with agile test-driven development and continuous integration

Language skills:

  • Proficient in English. German is a plus

Personal skills:

  • Excellent analytical skills and an independent, structured, and target-oriented approach to work
  • Personal initiative, commitment, and resilience
  • Well-developed communication and teamwork skills
  • Enjoy working in international teams
  • High degree of flexibility



We look forward to receiving your complete application, including CV (in English or German) and relevant with the following information:

  • Job title and reference number
  • Salary expectation
  • Earliest start date