Project Manager for Penetration Testing

Berlin/Wolfsburg, Germany

About The Position

CYMOTIVE Technologies is an expert for security and penetration testing in the automotive domain. Currently we are looking for an additional member to support our team at the customer interface. The vacancy is demanding for a technical person, that has a solid background on testing and automotive IT-security. The job is to represent the topic of penetration testing at our customer in Wolfsburg and to be the interface between CYMOTIVE’s penetration testing team and the responsible customer contacts. In this role you’ll ensure a seamless customer coordination for all penetration testing projects from acquisition over kick-off, information exchange, reporting, and handover to approved high-quality deliveries. The position is embedded within our interdisciplinary team of specialists in Wolfsburg and asks for frequent presence at our customer’s site.


  • Be the customer’s first point of contact for CYMOTIVE’s penetration testing activities
  • Drive and contribute to the definition of penetration tests and code review activities
  • Organizational support for project initialization and handover
  • Preparation and coordination of information exchange to ensure all preconditions for performing the testing are well prepared
  • Technical support in setting up ECU hardware in form of a penetration testing ready environment
  • Reporting and communication of penetration testing project results
  • Management of projects and the involved logistics to transfer and setup test objects for penetration testing
  • Be the team’s first point of contact to receive additional information, hardware and tools from the customer


  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in IT-Security, Engineering, Telecommunications or Computer Science or an equivalent technical background
  • Very strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills in German and English for an interdisciplinary and intercultural (German/Israeli) environment
  • Experience in planning, designing and managing in IT/automotive environment
  • Broad knowledge of IT-Security, esp. embedded and automotive security
  • Knowledge and experience with automotive technologies (components, networks, AUTOSAR, HSMs, OSes, protocols, …)
  • Good analytical skills
  • Customer orientation

Bonus Points

  • Familiarity with working in the Volkswagen AG environment
  • Practical experience in electrical engineering and digital electronics
  • Experience in the field of automotive testing
  • Experience in analyzing security system architectures

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 and a family friendly company culture
  • Close cooperation with Volkswagen, the world’s leading car manufacturer
  • Unique career development opportunities