Cyber Security Engineer

Location: Woking, GB

When our founder Bruce McLaren passed away at the age of 32 he left behind a legacy that has shaped who we are today. We have an unrivalled heritage which has its roots in racing; but McLaren Automotive is now creating a story of its own and we want you to be a part of it.
As part of our Track25 business plan we will launch 18 new models or derivatives of our vehicles and look to expand our retailer network into new markets with an aim of having 100 retailers globally. Track 25 and McLaren Automotive’ s growing reputation is testament to our world class employees. 
To ensure McLaren Automotive continues to be at the forefront of the Automotive market, we have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security Engineer to join our highly respected Electronics and Controls team to shape the future of our technology focused brand.
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Be part of a growing cyber security team with exposure to the whole vehicle cyber security lifecycle
  • Provide cyber security support to the McLaren Automotive vehicle engineering team
  • Develop the vehicle cyber security concepts and requirements
  • Validate and assist with implementation of cyber security controls and requirements
  • Work with suppliers to ensure successful delivery in-line with McLaren project gateways and quality standards, as well as regulatory compliance
  • Collaborate with the Connected Car team to ensure the highest levels of security, privacy and compliance across the Connected Car project
  • Optimise new and existing cyber security technologies


  • Threat analysis and risk assessment
  • Development of cyber security concepts
  • Design and specification of security architecture


  • Experience working with appropriate vehicle cyber security standards such as J3061
  • Security engineering knowledge for cyber-physical systems
  • Knowledge of in-vehicle network protocols
  • Cryptography principles, applications and implementation considerations


  • Cross-functional collaboration and strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Commitment to deliver to high standards of quality, performance and regulatory compliance.

We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  It is our aim to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry. 
At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings. We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Personal Lease Car Scheme. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.


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