Security Expert (all genders) - in Sindelfingen

MBition, Mercedes–Benz is bringing the automotive industry into the future! How?
We are working on a software-defined architecture, that allows us to create state-of-the-art customer functions that span one or more domain controllers with significant processing power. One of these high-performance domain controllers is used for automated driving functions (e.g. automated driving on highways).

We do this in Berlin and Sindelfingen as a 100% subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG, which has been perfecting the art of moving people, products and services from A to B for more than 120 years.
With an international team of 500 employees, we want to integrate people who appreciate quality, creativity and teamwork just as much as we do. Together we create passionate technology on exciting topics like: automated and autonomous driving, infotainment systems or mobile APPs. And we need YOU to help us shape the future!

About the role

In the Autonomous driving team, we focus on the development of the future level 4 autonomous driving system for Mercedes-Benz cars. We develop and integrate modern cryptographic protocols and standards, such as IPSec and the PKCS family on state of the art hardware and operating system. As a security expert (all genders) you will work in an agile team of senior experts towards a secure, fast and bug free eco system, that enables the autonomous driving for Mercedes-Benz. Our common goal is to realize performant and secure implemtnations that use the available hardware as good as possible. Further it should go without saying that validation and testing of these implementations prior to customer release is part of our understanding of a high quality system.

Your Profile


  • Degree in Computer Science Engineering, information technology, mathematic or similar OR proven experience by industrial certifications


  • Experience IPSec (Seassion, AH, ESP)

  • Experience with POSIX operating systems (Autosar Adaptive, QNX) and Autosar

  • Experience with cryptographic accelerators and HW backed secure storage

  • Understanding of TEE concept and ASIL complient code desig

  • Languages: C and C++

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with code audit methods

  • Familiarity with open source licenses and/or being a contributor to open source projects

  • Understanding of ADAS SW stack

  • Understanding of common cryptographic libraries

  • Open-Source Background

  • Possibly research background in IPSec for instance at TU Berlin

Personal skills

  • Proficiency in problem solving and troubleshooting technical issues

  • Ability to analyze complex issues step by step

  • Excellent organizational, time management, prioritization and multi-tasking skills

  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Personal initiative, commitment, perseverance and resilience

  • Well-developed communication and teamwork skill

Language skills

  • Proficient in English, German is a plus!

What we offer

  • A chance to work on a new generation of Infotainment Systems, which will power millions of cars

  • An international, interdisciplinary innovation lab, which is part of the Daimler AG

  • Agile working methods and open feedback culture

  • Flexible working hours

  • Transportation and health benefits, discounts on cars, free coffee, fruits and more



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

  •  Job title and reference number

  •  Salary expectations

  •  Earliest start date

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