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Property Owner CyberSecurity - Embedded Systems

As Property Owner CyberSecurity you are the senior subject matter expert within Embedded Engineering

  • Location Eindhoven
  • Organisation Unit Product Development
  • Fulltime Fulltime
  • Education level Master
  • Contract type Permanent contract

Job description

As Property Owner CyberSecurity you are the senior subject matter expert within Embedded Engineering and with a team of CyberSecurity Engineers are responsible for the definition, implementation and supporting the validation of the CyberSecurity concept on vehicle related Control Systems.

You will be responsible for:

  • Performing the Preliminary CyberSecurity Analysis
  • Definition of the CyberSecurity Plan
  • Creating the vehicle level Threat and Risk Analysis (TaRA)
  • Definition of the CyberSecurity concept and resulting countermeasures, considering the control system capabilities, Functional Safety and Diagnostics concept
  • Alignment of the CyberSecurity concept and the implementation with other stakeholders in the organization, e.g. Manufacturing, aftersales and IT
  • Maintaining the Corporate Design Specification “Vehicle Cyber Security” as well as CyberSecurity methods, templates, and corresponding parts of the process descriptions
  • Alignment with other Cyber Security subject matter experts within PACCAR
  • Day-to-day coordination of the Embedded CyberSecurity team
  • Coordinating relevant outsourcing activities
You will review and approve:
  • Stakeholder requirement documents
  • Proposals from Suppliers
  • Verification Reports
You will support:
  • Impact Analysis of Change Requests
  • Root cause analyses of issues related to CyberSecurity
  • Simultaneous Engineering teams under the lead of a System Owner to support a successful integration in production
  • Providing Cyber Security training for PACCAR Product Development
  • Maintaining Cyber Security process descriptions and tools
  • Cyber Security Engineer activities, including
    • Definition of CyberSecurity requirements for new/updated ECU’s
    • Discuss implementation proposals with suppliers
    • Definition of the crypto service functionality within the IT infrastructure
    • Functional validation of the Cybersecurity concept
In this position you will report regular status updates to the Engineering Manager of the Embedded Architecture team.

Your profile


  • Technical education on master level with a specialisation in CyberSecurity, mechanical-, electrical- or automotive engineering
Working experience:
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in automotive and CyberSecurity
  • Knowledge of embedded software and hardware
  • Knowledge of automotive standards like ISO 21434, ISO 14229 and Autosar
Personal skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, especially listening and convincing
  • Analytical skills
  • You are able to explain complex technical information clearly and to the point
  • Ability to collaborate across different groups having varying levels of expertise and skill
  • Fluent in English language - effective communication in both verbal and written form. Willing to learn Dutch language.


DAF Trucks N.V. in Eindhoven is part of the PACCAR Inc. which is one of the biggest global players in the heavy duty truck industry. The known truck brands of PACCAR are Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. Our engines and trucks are best in class products in the transportation world; always being driven by our design philosophy “environmentally friendly products with best cost-effectiveness and highest reliability for our customers”. As a global operating company we offer optimal opportunities to contribute to our success in a multicultural team.

The Architecture department within Embedded Engineering is responsible for the:

  • translation of requirements on a functional level into a physical Electric/Electronic (E/E) Architecture consisting of Control Systems; a combination of hardware and software components,
  • the further split of PACCAR developed Control Systems into an architecture consisting of hardware, Basic Software and Application Software, and
  • maintenance of expertise in key areas, like Cyber Security and Functional Safety

To support the growth in projects and technology development, we are seeking a well-qualified Property Owner CyberSecurity, to work within our creative team in an innovative, fast moving environment.

We offer

At DAF you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility. We offer you a career with growth potential. You don’t just choose for a job, you choose for a career at DAF. If you like to work in an international organization with a no-nonsense culture and ambition, then DAF is your employer!
In addition to a good salary DAF offers you the following working conditions:

  • a 36-hour workweek
  • 27 vacation days and a possibility of 13 ADV days (reduction of working hours)
  • a variable bonus, based on DAF results
  • a good work-life balance (due to flexible working hours)
  • a good retirement plan and group health insurance
  • extensive opportunities for personal growth, such as education programs and (online) training courses
Drive your career, join DAF!