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Cybersecurity and Physical Security Lead



San Francisco, CA, USA · United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Waabi, founded by AI pioneer and visionary Raquel Urtasun, is an AI company building the next generation of self-driving technology. With a world class team and an innovative approach that unleashes the power of AI to “drive” safely in the real world, Waabi is bringing the promise of self-driving closer to commercialization than ever before. Waabi is backed by best-in-class investors across the technology, logistics and the Canadian innovation ecosystem.
With offices in Toronto, San Francisco, and Dallas, Waabi is growing quickly and looking for diverse, innovative and collaborative candidates who want to impact the world in a positive way. To learn more visit: www.waabi.ai
You will…
- Lead and own all cybersecurity and physical security topics at Waabi, define a holistic, effective and yet simple security approach and watch over the strict implementation of it.
- Act as a central point of contact at Waabi for all matters related to any security topic and communicate updates, progress and potential roadblocks to stakeholders at all levels.
- Help drive Waabi’s safety and security culture through application of safety and security standards and methodologies in your area of responsibility across all supporting teams at Waabi including Systems Engineering, Hardware and Software.
- Define the overall security concept for the self-driving system and assist with evidence generation by hands on creation of a cybersecurity threat model to identify vulnerabilities in accordance to applicable guidelines.
- Define access levels, physical protections and surveillance systems as needed and conduct adversarial remote and physical penetration testing.
- Continuously evaluate and enhance Waabi’s security processes, look for novel approaches, identify and apply lessons learned and ensure a detailed and comprehensive security documentation that is easily accessible.
Implement tools and methodologies to streamline and automate security processes where applicable.
- Work with external partners on integrating and verifying cybersecurity and physical security of the complete self-driving system.
- Lead or assist in cybersecurity and physical security audits and assessments.
- Undergrad required; Masters or PhD within an engineering discipline preferred.
- 5+ years of automotive, robotics, aerospace or related industry experience.
- Experience with cybersecurity and physical security in complex security critical fields.
- Experience with standards such as ISO 21434, ISO 27001, ISO 26262, and / or UL 4600.
- Experience in creating threat models and means to protect against the identified threats.
- Strong fundamentals in mathematics, engineering and physics.
- Ability to communicate complex concepts or data in a simple-yet-accurate manner.
- Excellent data analysis skills with modern tools such as Python or Matlab.
- Open-minded and collaborative team player with the willingness to help others.
- Passionate about self-driving technologies, solving hard problems, and creating innovative solutions.
The US yearly salary range for this role is: $151,600 - $270,800 USD in addition to competitive perks & benefits. Waabi (US) Inc.’s yearly salary ranges are determined based on several factors in accordance with the Company’s compensation practices. The salary base range is reflective of the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Note: The Company provides additional compensation for employees in this role, including equity incentive awards and an annual performance bonus.
- Competitive compensation and equity awards.
- Health and Wellness benefits encompassing Medical, Dental and Vision coverage.
- Unlimited Vacation.
- Flexible hours and Work from Home support.
- Daily drinks, snacks and catered meals (when in office).
- Regularly scheduled team building activities and social events both on-site, off-site & virtually.
- As we grow, this list continues to evolve!
Waabi is a technology start-up building technologies to transform the way the world moves. Join our talented team to be a part of the future and to make an impact!
Waabi is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a supportive, inclusive, and accessible workplace for all our employees. We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, age, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military or veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, caregiver status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We make workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please let our recruiting team know.