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Senior Cyber Security Analyst

It's not about cars. It's about people.

Our human-centric focus is what makes us different from all other car companies, and it’s at the heart of everything we create. If you want to join us in our mission to make people’s lives less complicated, we offer you a chance to grow together with talented people who want to make a true difference.


Volvo Summary: 

Volvo’s mission is to be the world’s most progressive and desired premium car company and to make people’s lives less complicated. Here at Volvo we are looking for individuals that want to be a part of this progressive change as well as be talented, committed and fun spirited when joining our globally diversified workforce. Employees at Volvo Car Inc. are the key component to our current and future success. We still continue to follow the initial core values instilled by our founders Assar Gabrielsson and Gustaf Larson (Gothenburg, Sweden Circa 1927). Everything we do here at Volvo starts with people in mind. We are looking for employees who are analytical, interpersonal, technical and teamwork driven to join the Volvo family and by providing our employees with a foundation for success we can help develop the latest and greatest innovations to the car manufacturing market.


Job Summary:          

We are looking for a Senior Cyber Security Analyst mainly supporting Volvo Research & Development in Sunnyvale, CA with a broad background in IT and a genuine interest in Cybersecurity. You have strong professional expertise in IT and have the ability to understand complex principles and apply them practically. You can balance real-world cybersecurity risks with business drivers such as speed, agility, flexibility and performance and present concepts or findings to both technical and non-technical audiences.


Together with the Cybersecurity team, you ensure that we manage, design, and implement security practices, processes, and technologies for the region. By doing this, we mitigate the risks arising from the use, process, storage, and transmission of information – from a people, process, and technology perspective. Your mission also includes performing security reviews, identifying vulnerabilities and risks, developing mitigation plans and evaluating security tools and services.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Own product and platforms security across engineering and product organizations to establish standards and best practices
  • Translate security requirements into product development roadmap and advocate security standards and methodologies
  • Perform technical security assessments, code and design reviews of applications, services, and cloud infrastructure
  • Generate security compliance criteria against industry standard and maintain continued compliance
  • Design and develop security technologies to automate security monitoring, alerting, intrusion and vulnerability detection
  • Evaluate and champion relevant emergent security products and technologies


Key Competencies/Abilities:

  • Competence to examine security from a holistic view, including threat modeling, risk, and vulnerability assessment
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and organization skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with your internal and external partners/stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Proven strong technical background with 3-5 years of proven Architect experience
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Engineering or other equivalent education
  • Relevant certifications, such as CISSP, CSSLP or related is required


Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 

Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

15342, CA, US

Job requisition ID:  27897

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