General Motor

General Motor

IDS Security Engineer


Work Arrangement: Hybrid: Position does not require an employee to be on- site full-time but the general expectation is that the employee be onsite an average of three (3) days each week.

The Role:

The In-Vehicle Network Intrusion Detection System (IDS) Engineer is a newer role in the automotive industry and as such requires one to operate in a new and rapidly evolving technical area. The IDS Security Engineer will help develop and maintain cross-functional design and test requirements for an end- to-end in-vehicle network IDS.

What You'll Do:

Collaborate with a GM IDS Domain Architect and other system engineers and subject matter experts (SMEs) to:

  • Contribute to the identification and development of vehicle IDS operational and test requirements based on industry experience, best practices, and academic research

  • Work closely with subject matter experts in product cybersecurity, off- vehicle communications, and ECU and network design to develop a secure IDS that identifies and reports anomalous in-vehicle network events

  • Identify cybersecurity design risks that apply to the operation and maintenance of the IDS system and subsystems

  • Ensure the proper execution of IDS requirements within GM vehicle subsystems

  • Partner with the GM Advanced Technical Work organization to mature advanced IDS concepts into production content

  • Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Physics or other related field required

  • 5+ years of relevent experience required

  • Understanding of major automotive subsystems and the automotive component lifecycle from sourcing through vehicle production and service/warranty processes

  • Understanding of microcontroller operation and operating systems (Linux- like and embedded)

  • Understanding of software and hardware design processes

  • Understanding of failure mode and effects analysis methods

  • Working knowledge of automotive communication protocols including CAN and Ethernet

  • Working knowledge of the ISO 14229 Unified Diagnostic Services standard, parts 1 and 3

  • Experience writing technical requirements/specifications

  • Ability to create system level diagrams (context, logical, physical, deployment…) and the necessary documentation when required

  • Ability to coordinate requirements development with other activities within the enterprise

  • Ability to reconcile future IDS program enhancements with near-term execution to identify design and implementation issues

  • A self-starter with a strong technical curiosity and desire to continuously learn

  • Ability to handle ambiguity and make decisions and recommendations with limited data

  • Role subject to U.S. export control restrictions.


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    Job details


    IDS Security Engineer


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    August 28, 2023

    Job type




    About the employer

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    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.


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