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Cyber Security Engineering Student (Summer/Fall)

Job Number:  40741
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  EC Troy
Job Type:  Student





Job Number: 40741 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: EC Troy 
Job Type: Student 
Location: TROY 


Group Introduction


Transforming mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, safer and lighter. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain, and we do it by creating world-class powertrain systems. We are a premier supplier for the global automotive industry with full capabilities in design, development, testing and manufacturing of complex powertrain systems. Our name stands for quality, environmental consciousness, and safety. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Position Summary


Works with the software and HiL testing group assisting with projects on all different levels throughout the co-op program.

Team Summary:

The software and HiL testing group is responsible for the design and development of validation documentation, software, SIL models, HIL Models, test scripts and components. They work from broad specifications, the engineer not only performs, but is responsible for guiding engineering activities. Independently plans, designs and carries out work assignments and often serves as a technical authority.

Key Responsibilities


  • Development of security requirement and design validation methodologies (DVM) at component, sub-system, and system levels.
  • Collaborate with product development teams and promote security engineering into automotive product and process.
  • Evaluate 3rd party solution and security toolkits.
  • 4Development of security evaluation tools and simulation, setup test platforms and perform testing and validation against security goal fulfillment.
  • Research technologies and security benchmarking data gathering.
  • Expected Learning Outcomes:
    •  Support the design of security concepts and measures for the designated projects from architecture level and to solve complex cyber security challenges during the execution of the projects.
    •  Perform Threat Assessment, analyze attack vectors, review security requirements, systems and software architectures from a security standpoint and providing guidance for required implementation.
    •  Support the process of security-requirements analysis and security effort estimation for new business opportunities.
    •  Collaborate with Cyber Security Engineers in Troy and Ramos for End of Line deployment.
    •  Support business development activities and work directly with cross functional teams.
    •  Perform on-going risk-assessment to fielded systems to lower exposure to cyber threats.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Magna Standards


  • Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna’s Charter and Constitution.
  • Follow Magna’s Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance policies.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (IATF).
  • Drive the development of new technologies to improve quality, efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures to ensure duties of self are performed in a safe manner.
  • Health & Safety responsibilities:
    •  Understand applicable Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the workplace.
    •  Report unsafe conditions immediately.
    •  Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
    •  Follow safety rules.
    •  Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or equipment.
    •  Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge.
  • Develop and maintain a responsive and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.
  • Complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Requirements and Qualifications


  • Minimum 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
  • Enrolled in an engineering program with an accredited school.
  • Experience in Java, C, and Python Development.
  • Requirements and Test Method driving experience.
  • Some experience in Mathematics Specialization.
  • Ability to solve complex problems, learn complex technologies, and work independently all while having an agile attitude.
  • Ethical hacker experience is an advantage, not required.

Work Environment


Office Environment. 

While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes and various levels of temperature created by manufacturing processes.





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Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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