Sr. IoT Firmware Security Engineer

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Date Posted: 5/4/2021

Job Description

INNOVATE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES! At Milwaukee Tool we firmly believe that our People and our Culture are the secrets to our success -- so we give you unlimited access to everything you need to create disruptive new technologies and solutions on our electrical engineering teams. Our Engineering Team is responsible for giving life to the batteries, motors, and electronics that power solutions changing the lives of our users. Every developmental phase of these critical components happens in-house under the watch of this team. We continue to invest in electrical engineering resources to design and develop leadership in electronic capabilities; something unique within the industry. And we're pushing the limits in firmware engineering, power electronics, embedded systems, machine learning, and the use of artificial intelligence.

Behind our doors you'll be empowered every day to own it, drive it, and do what it takes to design and develop the biggest breakthroughs in the industry. Meanwhile, you'll have the support and resources of the fastest-growing brand in the construction industry to make it happen.

Year after year, our team continues to make significant breakthroughs in the industry. We're just getting started. To learn more about our story click HERE.

The Sr. IoT Firmware Security Engineer will be responsible for identifying, implementing, and verifying firmware on top of IoT platforms. In this role, the Engineer will interface with Power Tool, Software, and Firmware teams as well as drive interaction with outside auditors to ensure an appropriate level of protection is implemented on our end products.

You'll also be DISRUPTIVE through these duties and responsibilities:

  • Executing a lead role for the design, prototype, test and troubleshoot embedded electronics hardware and firmware for mid to high complexity security projects.
  • Identification, management and candid communication of firmware and product security risks to non-subject matter experts.
  • Provide candid and effective communications up, down and across the organization on progress, barrier removal and escalation of business risks/opportunities.
  • Demonstrate Milwaukee Tools Culture of high performance and agility by independently creating Work Breakdown Structure for your work and driving to critical milestones.
  • Drive urgency in project schedules and accountability for establishing and achieving key project metrics that meet the organization's needs.
  • Serve as a role model Milwaukee Tool's culture while mentoring, guiding, and coaching junior Engineers. Grow the ability to lead and manage a small team.
  • Use laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, power analyzers, development kits, logic analyzers, and data acquisition systems.
  • Independently track projects to ensure adherence to schedule and the Milwaukee process.
  • Design and qualify new designs to applicable regulatory security standards.

What TOOLS you'll bring with you:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience with embedded IoT security design.
  • Experience with threat modeling for embedded and IoT systems.
  • Strong working knowledge in applications of authentication, encryption, and root of trust systems in low powered embedded devices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, exercises independent judgement and works well under pressure in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time (domestic and international).

Other TOOLS we prefer you to have:

  • Examples of identifying and closing IoT security vulnerabilities.
  • Experience developing and deploying an IoT security roadmap.
  • Interest in embedded security and following developments across the industry.

We provide these great perks and benefits:

  • Robust health, dental and vision insurance plans.
  • Generous 401 (K) savings plan.
  • Education assistance.
  • On-site wellness, fitness center, food, and coffee service.
  • And many more, check out our benefits site HERE.

 

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