Urban Air Mobility Cybersecurity Engineer - Wisk Aero Mountain View, CA Bookmark Share Print 169 0 0

Listing Description

At Wisk, we're transforming the future of urban mobility through safe, all-electric, autonomous flight. We are a passionate team working together toward a sustainable future, solving high-impact problems that have never been solved before. By delivering everyday flight for everyone, we're making it possible to spend less time getting there and more time being there. If you want to be part of shaping the future of mobility, then read on!

We are looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer to join our team. The goal of a Cybersecurity Engineer at Wisk is to ensure the development, implementation, and sustainment of product security and resiliency engineering through requirements, design, analysis, build, test, production, operations, and support and sustainment. You will be part of the Systems Engineering and Integration team.

Location Options: USA – Mountain View, CA; USA – Atlanta, GA; USA - Remote

Why we need you
  • The successful candidate has experience in Product Security and Systems Engineering, including requirements, design, analysis, build, test, production, operations, and support and sustainment. In this role, the candidate must have strong communication and leadership skills with the ability to inspire and lead by influence a team of like-minded engineers.

  • What you will do
  • Lead the development, implementation, and sustainment of product security and resiliency throughout the requirements, design, analysis, build, test, production, operations, and support and sustainment lifecycle
  • Develop/execute Product Security test plans and activities (penetration testing, cooperative and non-cooperative vulnerability testing, adversarial analysis and testing, cyber tabletop exercises, use cases, and advanced virtual/emulated testing) throughout the maturation of program life cycle
  • Utilize the Risk Engineering digital thread to inform future requirements surrounding cyber survivability of the platform against specified cyber threats
  • Perform criticality, adversity, threat analysis on complex, system of systems environments.
  • Lead, establish, and integrate standards for supplier cybersecurity engineering artifacts to meet applicable certification requirements and timelines
  • Coordinate the analysis of systems or components for risks, vulnerabilities, and threats
  • Coordinate collaborative testing to assess mitigating controls and design elements 
  • In some areas, you will be working closely with system and components suppliers specifying and managing our technical needs as well as validating their offers and supporting their execution
  • Innovating/implementing solutions for early T&E capability utilizing virtualized systems for Product Security assessment
  • As a system integrator, you will help define complex aircraft or major system interfaces using the best methods and tools available in the industry
  • Lead coordination with governments, customers, suppliers, and industry to identify risks and improve industry and regulatory security standards and requirements for programs and interfacing systems
  • Lead coordination across multiple product security partners, including Aurora Flight Sciences and Boeing
  • Lead risk reduction and where appropriate research and development activities resulting in innovative solutions for implementation in product and services offering
  • Lead the advisement of IPTs on maintaining product security and certification, including security consequences of modifying products and services
  • Travel (up to 25%) may be required 

  • This position allows remote telecommuting. The selected candidate may be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options in support of workshops, reviews, and test events, (up to 25% travel).

    What you have done:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in engineering, computer engineering, computer science, software engineering, mathematics, or physics 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Systems Engineer or Product Security Engineer for aerospace systems
  • Experience performing risk assessments and risk management within networked operational technology (OT) systems
  • Demonstrated ability to identify new opportunities and engage with stakeholders to define/plan/resource/deliver solutions
  • Experience with the development of cybersecurity requirements and the secure architectures, using requirements management tools such as Polarion, DOORS, Requiem, etc.
  • Ability to conduct requirements-based testing and analysis, architecture design and product design for embedded systems.
  • Experience coordinating and presenting technical content to a diverse audience
  • Able to work autonomously 
  • Experience and applied knowledge of complex safety critical systems development process methodologies and associated practices such as but not limited to DO-356A, DO-326A
  • Solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • Strong communication skills and ability to tailor communication style to suit the audience
  • Ability to adapt quickly or propose needed changes to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • Demonstrated performance embracing challenges, keeping commitments, and delivering results within reasonable expectations
  • Experience integrating complex, safety-critical systems and solving associated problems.
  • Experience leading a dynamic team and working across engineering and non-engineering disciplines
  • Experience working across multiple Engineering disciplines 
  • Experience applying the certification regulations from several of the following: Part 23, 25, 27, 29, 33, 35

  • Desired:
  • Experience in leading system and component level cyber test and evaluation, including threat and security assessments, and tabletop exercises 
  • Experience with MBSE process, language (SysML, UPDM) and tools (Cameo, Enterprise Architect) and its use in complex system development
  • Experience designing and/or testing product systems 
  • Experience facilitating and/or supporting Cyber Tabletop (or equivalent) exercises
  • Experience planning and executing penetration tests 
  • Experience building and/or leading a technical test team
  • Experience with program planning (cost and schedule)
  • Certifications: Please state/include on resume

  • Who you are:
  • You are a highly motivated, self starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are a solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player

  • Export Control Requirement
  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
  • In order to fully access partner provided product security materials this position requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • We are located in Mountain View just a couple of hundred feet from Shoreline Lake and its surrounding walking/jogging trails. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance (company pays 100% of employee premium), alternative work schedule (9/80), flexible time off, 10 company holidays, a 401(k) plan with 50% company matching (no vesting period), commuter assistance, and education assistance. And on top of all that, we also offer a variety of perks such as free catered lunches, flight lessons, gym membership subsidies, snacks, drinks, fruits, employee referral bonus, charitable giving match, patent bonus program, happy hours and many more.

    In order to protect the health and safety of our employees in the workplace, as a condition of employment, we require that employees  are fully-vaccinated with an FDA-authorized vaccination against COVID-19 as permitted by law. Exceptions/accommodations are considered for employees with disabilities or sincerely-held religious beliefs, practices, or observances that prevent them from being vaccinated against COVID-19.

    Wisk Aero provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wisk Aero abides by applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Wisk Aero is an E-Verify employer.

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