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REQ ID: 104961
JOB TITLE: Software Security Developer
SALARY: Competitive
LOCATION: Shannon, Ireland

Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.




In your role as a Software Security Engineer you’ll be responsible for the digital security of Jaguar Land Rover vehicles.


You’ll contribute to the development of robust security solutions for real world deployment. As a member of an agile development squad, you will be part of a cross functional team working to develop secure, reusable software. 




  • Developing software in C/C++ for Linux or similar operating systems;
  • OS BSP activities (Board Support Packages) from security perspective with libs upgrade, security path creating, vulnerabilities management;
  • Delivering tasks from the squad’s backlog as agreed during planning;
  • Bug fix of our current products (such as crypto libs);
  • Work on software implementation and support others in their tasks where required;
  • Undertake any other work as directed by line manager (chapter lead) in connection with their job;
  • Reviewing, organising and documenting software information.







  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in electrical engineering, computer science or similar field;
  • Experience with C/C++ in an embedded environment;
  • Experience developing in Linux for POSIX OS targets (Linux, QNX, Android, etc.);
  • Ability to produce timely, logical and concise work products;
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Some security background (e.g cryptography, key management, firewall, software integrity, etc.);



Desirable (optional):


  • Experience embedded devices or related fields;
  • Experience with secure embedded architecture design and its external connections with servers and devices;
  • Ability to learn new technologies or concepts quickly to adapt and adjust to the changing cyber threat landscape;
  • Capable of executing security certification test/demonstrations/evaluations, documenting results, developing reports, conclusions, and recommendations CISSP, CISA, CISM, or similar certification;
  • Experience with network protocols analysis;
  • Experience with device drivers;
  • Experience with embedded systems analysis



Personal Profile


  • Clear communication and good team interaction;
  • Willingness to learn and open to different tasks during the project;
  • Ability to work without micromanagement, seeking to offer solutions with the support of immediate leadership;
  • Engaged with the development methodology adopted by the company, following the required steps;
  • Open to receive mentoring from senior members




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 and private medical cover. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.







At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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