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Cybersecurity Manager

We are looking for an Automotive Cybersecurity Manager to join our fast-growing team. This role will be split between our new offices in Reading (2-3 days per week) and remote working.

We're working to solve some of the most challenging environmental problems in city centre and last-mile logistics, which means an opportunity to have a significant impact on the world around us, and what it will look like in the future, from your very first day.

We want to revolutionise city centre logistics in order to make urban environments better places to live and work. We’re creating the world's safest commercial vehicles by reimagining conventional truck design principles, thanks to our full-electric drivetrain, and thus protecting vulnerable road users. Our electric powertrain also eliminates harmful tailpipe emissions, removing harmful pollutants that contribute to climate change. A crucial part of our journey is building a team of outstanding employees who share our vision for the future and our values of safety and sustainability.

You’ll be joining a world class team, backed by top investors that all believe in the future we are creating. We have ambitious growth plans for 2021 and beyond, scaling our team and activity at an exciting pace. We are a people-led company focused around creating an exceptional business, and all employees have a high level of autonomy and a platform to make a real impact.

What you will do:

Take responsibility for cyber security related projects:

Build and lead our Automotive security team of security engineers to develop features and solutions to secure our products
Develop and roll-out standards and processes for product cybersecurity and ensure alignment with relevant industry standards and regulations (e.g., UNECE R155, ISO/SAE 21434, SAE J3061, ISO 27001)
Coordinate with internal teams to develop project plans, clear goals and milestones to enhance cybersecurity of our products and embed cybersecurity into our business and engineering processes
Track milestones, progress, dependencies, and issues closely while communicating effectively to leadership and stakeholders and establish metrics to measure and monitor progress against set standards
Support product teams in conducting product threat and risk assessments and managing risk mitigations across our products
Raise the bar by being a role model in identifying cyber risks, owning, and implementing improvements proactively
Lead and plan the roll-out of agile secure software development processes across the entire product lifecycle
We would like you to have:

Degree in computer science, electrical engineering, mechatronics, mathematics, physics, or similar
At least two years of experience of working with embedded product security teams or managing cyber security related projects (experience in automotive will be a plus)
Familiarity with automotive security standards and regulations (e.g., UNECE R155, ISO/SAE 21434, SAE J3061, and ISO 27001) and related standards around management systems and quality management (e.g., ISO 9001)
Profound knowledge of and enthusiasm for cybersecurity and respective threat analysis and risk management methodologies
Knowledge of security in the context of vehicles or other embedded systems
Experience of working with requirements and change management tools
Experience with agile ways of working
High analytical and conceptual skills as well as good communication and collaborative skills
Some working experience in software development is desirable
Good English skills

A typical Volta Trucks person:

Thinks and acts in a non-traditional way.
Closely shares our values of safety, sustainability, and electrification.
Is action-orientated, proactive and works at pace.
Is transparent, progressive & entrepreneurial.
Is adaptable, resilient, and open to change.
What working here will be like:

We are a small, fast-growing team so you will have a high degree of ownership and accountability, and you will be directly exposed to all areas of the business.
We are a start-up, so don't have a lot of structures and processes. Things change quickly and we acknowledge when we get things wrong and change direction.
We are a diverse business, from many nationalities and backgrounds.
We really value our people. We have a flexible & remote work environment and a great benefits package & pension scheme
We are committed to creating a first-class work environment. Every employee has a voice and we encourage open communication