Toyota Back-End Development Engineer in Dallas, Texas

Title: Back-End Development Engineer Location: US-TX-Dallas-Plano Other Locations:

Who we are

Collaborative. Respectful. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at Toyota. As one of the world’s most admired brands, Toyota is growing and leading the future of mobility through innovative, high-quality solutions designed to enhance lives and delight those we serve. We’re looking for diverse, talented team members who want to grow and challenge what’s possible with us.

Who we’re looking for

Toyota Motor North America has embarked on an important mission to become the leader in cybersecurity for global mobility. We are making significant investments to enhance our capabilities through resource levels, talent development, process maturity, and technology enablement.

We are looking for an individual who will oversee our detective capabilities, defensive measures, and our SOC (Security Operating Center) efforts. The ideal candidate will provide strategic intelligence, threat assessments, and utilize a broad understanding of IT operations principles to recommend vulnerability mitigation strategies and appropriate in-depth analytical tools to stay ahead of the threat. In conjunction with the SOC team, this position will work to identify client security breaches and will act as a security advocate to drive practices and environment changes to prevent future events.

What you’ll be doing

  • In-depth understanding of exploits and vulnerabilities

  • Oral briefings and provide briefings to senior management regarding intelligence/threat/crisis situations

  • Assume ownership of, and provide; monitoring, tracking and communication of security incidents and requests

  • Stay abreast of latest vulnerabilities, exploits and other relevant threat-related information

  • Report common and repeat problems (trend analysis) to management and propose process and technical improvements

  • Exercise and mentor others on good professional judgment and security-related ethics

  • Internal development of policies and procedures to support threat hunting and SOC activities

What you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent professional experience

  • Experience in information security

  • Experience in general information technology operations

  • Processes and maintain adequate level of technical and analytical skills, to handle security incidents and threats that have the potential to introduce risk to sensitive/confidential data

  • Detailed understanding of OS internals related to monitoring and threat detection covering Windows, Linux, and OSX

  • Experience using open source tools such as Remnux, Radare, The Sleuth Kit, Kali, Volatility, Rekall

  • Experience using commercial tools such as Ida Pro, Hopper, Binary Ninja, etc.

  • Familiarity with and ability to leverage various internal network, IT, and security platforms such as SCCM, GPO, FireEye, Tanium, Windows event logs, splunk, ELK, etc.

  • Understanding of network protocols

  • Ability to deobfuscate and/or conduct basic cryptanalysis of potentially malicious content

  • Experience using scripting languages such as Perl, Python and PowerShell

Added bonus if you have

  • Knowledge of the automotive, manufacturing, or software industries

  • Experience with law enforcement, defense, or intelligence community

  • OSCP, SANS/GIAC, CISSP or other similar professional certifications

What we’ll bring

During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:

  • A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect

  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement

  • Vehicle purchase & lease programs

  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family

  • Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable)

  • Toyota 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, as well as an annual retirement contribution from Toyota regardless of whether you contribute

  • Paid holidays and paid time off

  • Referral services related to prenatal services, adoption, child care, schools and more

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

What you should know

Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates the diversity of the communities where we live and do business. Applicants for our positions are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, religion, military or veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

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