Research Scientist - Cyber Security

Full Time
Palo Alto, CA
Areas of Interest: Technology Research and Development
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The distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter!
Research Scientist – Cyber Security position offered by Ford Motor Company (Palo Alto, CA). Identify research topics for bleeding edge security surfaces in wired and wireless systems and serve as resident subject matter expert in evaluation of new technologies. Define project scope and develop statements of work (SOWs). Evaluate and select vendors, including local startups, enterprises, universities and standards councils, as collaborative partners in solution development. Coordinate technology and feature development projects in conjunction with software engineers to develop prototypes for new solutions and deliver to internal customers. Develop and maintain technologies and platforms and design and author specifications for hardware and software. Perform competitive analyses and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies in both automotive and consumer electronics field.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Requires a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related field
  • 2 years of experience designing secure software systems
  • 2 years of experience building security counter measures
  • 2 years of experience performing embedded system engineering
  • 1 year of experience developing research and advanced projects in a vehicle
  • Experience may be, but need not be, acquired concurrently
The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. 

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. Ford Motor Company also is committed to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment such persons. 

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Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company based in Dearborn, Mich. With about 201,000 employees and 67 plants worldwide, the company’s core business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing, financing and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks, SUVs and electrified vehicles, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. At the same time, Ford is aggressively pursuing emerging opportunities through Ford Smart Mobility, the company’s plan to be a leader in connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, the customer experience and data and analytics.

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