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Cyber Security Pen Test Manager - Vehicle & ECU

Gaydon, Warwickshire
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
3 Sep 2022

REQ ID: 103020
JOB TITLE: Cyber Security Pen Test Manager - Vehicle & ECU
SALARY: £56,700 - £80,000

Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.


We are looking for a Cyber Security Pen Test Manager for Vehicle and ECU, you will possess Automotive Penetration Testing experience and you will be expected to take a lead role for your area of specialism and will possess the ability to be comfortable leading and directing engineers from outsourcing partners and suppliers.

Jaguar Land Rover applies a Three Line of Defence Model to security and this role will manage and provide oversight of the Product Engineering Penetration Testing activities concerning ECU s and Vehicle testing in support of the Second Line of Defence within the DIGITAL Information Cybersecurity, (ICS), department.

You will need to represent the ICS department in wider business discussions, and show clear traceability through standards, process definition and technical documentation.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Define Penetration Test Strategy from the 2nd line of Defence viewpoint for the governance of ECU and Vehicle and Offboard Penetration Testing
  • Support the development of security testing within the Hardware in The Loop, (HiLs), test rigs supporting Product Engineering to develop further capability in this area
  • Helping project teams to liaise with preferred suppliers
  • Reviewing and agreeing to Penetration Test Scopes
  • Review of Penetration Test Results and inform SOC and CISO of any high/critical risks identified via the risk governance board
  • Collect, analyse, and prepare reports required for senior management, regulators, and other relevant stakeholders
  • Work with Management to ensure information security risk findings are reviewed and solutions are implemented, and risks are managed
  • Lead the escalation and resolution of risk and compliance issues with appropriate stakeholders
  • Supporting any other identified security testing requirements concerning ECU and Vehicle Penetration Testing
  • Monitor and measure company compliance with its Security Penetration Policies and Procedures as well as worldwide standards and laws to ensure organizational compliance


  • An individual who can demonstrate good capability in leadership and management
  • Continually working hard to deliver a modern luxury experience to earn and keep our customer's trust and loyalty
  • Embracing differences, being empathetic, welcoming challenges together empowering each other to deliver
  • Building trust by speaking openly and honestly, listening attentively, and treating others respectfully
  • Taking initiative and using failure as an opportunity to learn. We develop by giving + seeking honest feedback
  • Making a difference through our results. At Jaguar Land Rover, we innovate and never lose sight of what we want to achieve
  • An individual who can apply analytical rigour to develop and drive well-thought-out operational plans, collaborate across functions and combine a short-term, pragmatic focus with a strategic vision
  • An individual who is resilient, energetic and enthusiastic, responds constructively to new ideas and input in a changing business environment
  • An individual who can challenge existing thinking positively whilst building credibility and trust through experience and personal style
  • A sophisticated communicator who can communicate directly, clearly and openly

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Proven Penetration Testing experience and track record of delivery in a field relevant to the role, e.g In-Vehicle Network, (CAN, FlexRay etc.), Embedded systems security, threats and attacks within Infotainment, Telematics, Powertrains
  • Experience in security assessment and Penetration Testing Tools within Vehicle Electrical Architecture and external interfaces such as Bluetooth, WiFi, and Mobile Communications
  • Proven experience in Vehicle Diagnostics
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering Principals, and Requirements development
  • An ability to think analytically, rigorously and creatively with a commitment to quality and outstanding results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to confer complex technical and procedural topics in a clear and concise form, confidently presenting to stakeholders
  • Experience leading engineers from outsourced partners and suppliers


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.

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  • Job Reference: 702942160-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Jaguar Land Rover
    Jaguar Land Rover
  • Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent