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Lead Cyber Security Engineer

MSys Inc
Newark, CA
February 15, 2021


Title: Lead Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Newark, CA, USA

Length: Long term

Restriction: W2 or C2C


***Initial Remote due to covid then onsite***Long Term***

The Role

We are currently seeking a Lead Cyber Security Engineer for our Cyber Security team. This position requires an experienced professional with a proven track record of cyber security development achievements. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

Contribute to cyber security requirements, design and test specifications

Implement production quality software components according to specifications

Work jointly with internal development teams to review application code and refine security posture

Communicate security-related concepts to technical and non-technical teams

Provide mentorship to junior team members


Minimum 10+ years of overall experience working in Embedded Security and Application Security

Experience in a fast-moving startup environment

Extensive work experience in design and development of Cyber Security methodologies and comply to Security standards

In-depth technical knowledge of cryptography hardware, key management and certificate management

Extensive experience threat modeling and attack analysis

Extensive experience in Secure Boot, Secure Storage and HW Security methodologies using the Security related tools and analyze the data

Experience with ARM trust Zone and TEE

Extensive integration/porting experience in Hardware Security Modules

Strong Linux fundamentals

Able to bring Security aspects in product development life cycle

Demonstrable proficiency with one or more programming languages (C/C++ etc.)

Extensive experience with pen testing tools and security attack vectors.

Strong understanding of network concepts including TCP/IP protocol stack, HTTP and TLS, DDoS detection/prevention, Intrusion detection and prevention

Experience with socket programming is desirable

Network and host anomaly detection through both automated (NIDS/HIDS) and manual tools

Experience in Agile development environment

Experience with Automotive communication protocols would be a plus.