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Cyber Security Specialist and Penetration Tester

Do you want to be part of Sweden's strongest team within functional safety, information security and cyber security? Do you have an interest in software? Does it sound exciting to work with all phases of a product or system, from risk analysis to a complete security concept with a focus on cyber security? Do you want to help us develop our business and future offers? Then we may be your future employer!

Right now we are looking for a cybersecurity specialist and penetration tester who will focus on cybersecurity and information security.

About us
The RISE department Electrification and Reliability works, among many things, with research, evaluation and testing that supports the development of sustainable transport systems with a focus on safety, electrification, and automation, but also industrial products with similar needs. We work, for example, with functional safety, machine safety, information safety, electrical safety and environmental resistance. Battery and hydrogen technology in new powertrains and energy systems are also important areas for the department.

The Safe Control Systems unit to which you will belong works with functional safety, machine safety and information safety and with evaluation and testing of various types of embedded systems, machines, measuring instruments, medical technical equipment, alarm systems and data collection systems.

About the role
You will be part of a group that has long and deep experience in functional safety and information security where we are looking for someone with deep software knowledge and expertise in cyber security.

There will be opportunities for challenging tasks with a focus on conducting vulnerability analyzes, cyber security evaluations, software reviews and penetration tests of various products and systems. There will also be opportunities to give lectures, workshops and work with standardization and packaging of new offers.

In this role, you will be able to support Swedish industry and public sector with advanced analyzes, evaluations and tests of complex products and systems, and with the right background, you can be a key person when we expand our operations in this important area. The area is expansive with many new players and new regulations that are developed in parallel with technology development and more standards that place new demands on our offerings and on our accredited operations.

Location for the role is Borås and / or Gothenburg.

If you want to turn knowledge into benefits for society and business, this is an opportunity for you!

Who are you?
We are looking for a cyber security specialist with deep knowledge and experience from software development and testing, e.g. network protocols, databases and cryptography. It is an edge if you are a certified "ethical hacker" and have experience from performing vulnerability analyzes and penetration tests. We believe that you are a university degree in software / computer technology engineering and have a few years' work experience in cyber security, information security or the development of secure systems. For this position, you must be an EU citizen with the ability to meet state security clearance. You have a good ability to express yourself in speech and writing in both Swedish and English.

As RISE is a notified body for a large number of standards, it is an advantage if you have some knowledge of any of the following standards: ISO 13849 (PL), IEC 61508 (SIL), ISO 26262 (ASIL), IEC 62443, ISO 15118, IEC 60601- 1, IEC 62304, SSF1120-1, Welmec 7.2 / 7.5 / 7.6, OIML D31 and OWASP respectively.

As a person, you have a professional approach and enjoy analyzing and working with complex software issues. You are creative, positive and curious about new challenges, and you are happy to take your own initiatives. You have the ability to work in a structured and independent manner, but at the same time enjoy working in teams with others. Since this assignment involves having several tasks in parallel, you need to be flexible, organized and have a pragmatic approach.

It is also important that you are communicative and have the interest and ability to develop new offers and business opportunities and take responsibility for your assignments from start to finish. To succeed in this role, we believe that you are outgoing and enjoy building relationships with customers and colleagues. Great emphasis will be placed on personal qualities.

Are we right for each other?
With us, you will have the opportunity to work in a growing company where a lot happens. At RISE, we like different things and we are convinced that diversity contributes to an innovative environment where we together challenge boundaries and develop new knowledge and skills for the future. You will work in a dynamic environment that gives you development opportunities both professionally and personally. With us, you get the opportunity to make a real difference.

Welcome with your application!
If this sounds exciting and you want to know more, you are welcome to contact Maria Sjöström, Head of Unit Safe Control Systems, 010-516 50 76 or Ted Strandberg, Master of Science in Engineering, 010-516 60 93.

The last day to apply is 7 August 2022. Interviews may take place on an ongoing basis during the application period.

Our union representatives are: Lazaros Tsantaridis , SACO, 010-516 62 21 and Daniel Gäwerth , Unionen, 010-516 68 15.

Calls from external recruitment companies and salespeople are kindly avoided as we are subject to the Public Procurement Act.

Cyber security, Information security, Penetration Tester, RISE

About the position


Göteborg eller Borås

Contract type

Permanent position

Job type

Development - e.g. Engineers/Technicians/Chemists

Contact person

Maria Sjöström

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