Cybersecurity Connectivity Engineer

Polaris, a global powersports leader, is looking for a Product Cybersecurity Connectivity Engineer. The Polaris team builds world-class connected vehicle solutions for motorcycles and off-road vehicles. As a Cybersecurity Connectivity Engineer on the team, you will be responsible for creating requirements, execution and evaluation of designs, development, testing and control of major cybersecurity strategies with a focus on connected features and molding the future state of Cybersecurity for Polaris. Interest in powersports is a plus!


  • Develop, maintain, and communicate meaningful security requirements to impacted business units.
  • Provide technical leadership and define the strategies and processes for end-to-end security of vehicle electrical architecture and embedded systems
  • Lead Risk Assessments on Vehicle Architectures
  • Support product programs with security expertise
  • Drive resolution for issues identified by accurately documenting, assigning severity, and providing recommendations based on observations
  • Identify potential vulnerabilities in the product and make recommendations on how to resolve the vulnerabilities
  • Stay actively engaged in ongoing security vulnerability prioritization and mitigation
  • Become the cybersecurity connectivity expert for all vehicles
  • Have a customer-focused mindset for delivering a product that is centered around a great customer experience
  • Be an active participant in and help enhance a mature agile environment
  • Be flexible enough to work on multiple products being produced for a fast-changing market
  • Help build and maintain high team morale


Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software/electrical engineering or equivalent degree
  • Experience in cybersecurity
  • Strong Systems Engineering background
  • Experience on infotainment and integrated vehicle systems (i.e. CAN)
  • Experience in Software development – Embedded RTOS and Linux based systems
  • Proven experience identifying and closing security vulnerabilities on large-scale, production systems
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate large amounts of data
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience reporting, managing, and closing security issues in tools like Jira and Bugzilla
  • Experience with Agile development methods such as Scrum and Kanban
  • Effective decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and make progress while managing multiple projects.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cryptography experience
  • Experience implementing connected vehicle solutions
Posted: November 14, 2019
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