Embedded Security Testing Specialist (Automotive)

Berlin/Wolfsburg, Germany

About The Position

CYMOTIVE Technologies is an expert for automotive security and a pioneer in functional security testing in the automotive domain and is looking for additional members to join the testing team. There are two vacancies demanding for experienced embedded security specialists, capable of writing high quality testing concepts and test case/procedure specifications for automated functional tests in the field of automotive security. The positions are embedded within our interdisciplinary team of specialists from the fields of functional testing and cybersecurity in Wolfsburg. The activities of the team are performed in close collaboration with our customer.


  • Review automotive cybersecurity requirement specifications and technical design documents
  • Develop test cases and test procedures for testing automotive cybersecurity requirements
  • Work with CYMOTIVE’s other security experts to discuss the testing of security requirements for security topics you’re not familiar with yourself
  • Share your own security knowledge within the interdisciplinary team to allow team members with different backgrounds to make fast progress when working on security topics
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test documents from test plan and test design to test case specification and test procedure descriptions
  • Identify and coordinate pre-conditions for functional tests with the customer
  • Support the test automation specialists during test implementation and execution
  • Provide reliable forecasts and status reports

We offer:

  • A young and dynamic international team
  • Flat hierarchies and creative leeway
  • Unique environment for learning, development and exchange in the field of automotive security
  • Flexible working hours, remote working and a family friendly company culture
  • Close cooperation with Volkswagen, the world’s leading car manufacturer
  • Unique career development opportunities


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in IT-Security, Engineering, Telecommunications or Computer Science or an equivalent technical background
  • Broad knowledge of IT-Security technologies
  • Good analytical skills
  • Strong programming skills
  • Native motivation to aim for high quality documents (technical and editorial)
  • Quick grasp and high interest to dive into new technologies
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and intercultural (German/Israeli) environment
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluent German and/or English

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge and experience with automotive technologies (components, networks, AUTOSAR, HSMs, OSes, protocols, …)
  • Experience in embedded security (esp. automotive security)
  • Experience in automotive testing (experience with Volkswagen AG is an advantage)
  • Experience in planning, designing and managing tests for embedded software
  • ISTQB - certified tester/advanced level test manager