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Vehicle Cyber Security Engineer (TARA)

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Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
Listed on: 26th May
Location: Coventry
Salary Notes: Competitive Salary
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Vehicle Cyber Security Engineer (TARA)


A number of exciting opportunities have arisen for skilled and enthusiastic Engineers to join our central Vehicle Cyber Security team. Cyber Security is a fast paced and dynamic area of the automotive industry.  You will be critical: part of the team, directly supporting the development of our Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared future to ensure we are robust to emerging security threats, as well as supporting upcoming legislation and standards such as UNECE.R155 and ISO21434.

The team provides Cyber Security expertise and leadership in a range of areas relating to Jaguar Land Rover vehicles as well as supporting infrastructure, and forms part of the Electrical and Vehicle Engineering department (EVE) within Jaguar Land Rover's product engineering function.

Jaguar Land Rover is looking for experienced Cyber Security Engineers who will be responsible for working with Jaguar Land Rover product teams to perform a Threat Analysis and Risk Assessment (TARA) and develop the overall Cyber Security Assurance case, for Jaguar Land Rover vehicles, features and ECUs.

As a Vehicle Cyber Security Engineer, you will be authoring Cyber Security assurance case documentation to support the development of Jaguar Land Rover products, features and ECUs, in conjunction with the relevant product owners and teams. Day-to-day you will perform Threat Analysis And Risk Assessments (TARAs), and attack tree analysis as well as supporting the creation of an overall vehicle security case.

You will ensure teams and suppliers are correctly following Cyber Security processes, ensuring compliance with regulations and standards such as UNECE.R155 or ISO21434 as well as collaborate with cyber security and / or product delivery teams to deliver Jaguar Land Rover's overall objectives in an agile way

Identification, review and specification of security controls needed to protect Jaguar Land Rover and customers

Engage with cyber security experts across the business to improve the overall cyber security posture of the company and drive towards the overall cyber security strategy


A successful Vehicle Cyber Security Engineer should be resilient and enthusiastic and can deliver results within technical constraints and under time bound pressure, able to work comfortably either alone or as part of an agile team. A good communicator who can communicate complex ideas.


  • Practical experience performing TARA and security case development
  • Detailed understanding of the application of UNECE.R155 and ISO21434
  • A demonstrable knowledge of high integrity systems, and secure software and / or hardware design principles, in an embedded environment.
  • An academic qualification in cyber security or equivalent experience
  • The ability to engineer in a way that is demonstrably compliant with standards and technical specifications
  • Excellent collaborative skills
  • An enthusiastic can-do attitude



  • Knowledge of automotive architectures, communication protocols, and technologies
  • Automotive experience preferred, but strong candidates from similar industries will also be considered (e.g. defence, aerospace, medical, IoT, rail)
  • Experience working and delivering in an agile team
  • Project management skills
  • Experience working with suppliers