(Senior) Developer – Security & Privacy (all genders)

Reference: MB139

MBition, Mercedes–Benz Innovation Lab is bringing the automotive industry into the future. How?


We are looking for most enthusiastic employees to build together state of the art software that pushes innovation further.

We are doing this in Berlin, in the Silicon Valley of Europe, as a 100% subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz AG that has been perfecting the art of moving people, products and services from point A to point B, for more than 120 years.


With an international team of 200 Employees, we integrate people who value quality, creativity and teamwork as much as we do. Together we create passionate technology on all the exciting topics ahead that include: navigation and infotainment systems, location-based services, user experience and user interaction. And we need YOU to help us shaping the future!


Short description of the department: Our products generate, receive, process, and exchange large amount of information among in-vehicle components, user devices, and backend services. Therefore, it requires a high standard of security and data protection in our products. In order to achieve this goal, for our dynamically growing “Embedded & Frontend Technology” department, we are looking for a (senior) developer. As a part of the agile cyber security team, you will be able to contribute in the design, implementation, testing, and integration of Security and Privacy features and aspects in our products.




  • Design, implement, test and integrate core security and privacy features, enabling security & privacy capabilities in our infotainment platform
  • Code review: Review and approve merge request of security & privacy critical component implementation
  • Design review: Create/review threat models of component as a security & privacy design activity
  • Creating security design pattern implementation guideline and coach feature teams
  • Triaging security issues found by code scanning tools





  • Academic degree (BSc/MSc/PhD) in computer science, Information Technology, or a comparable qualification demonstrable through any relevant certification, portfolio, GitHub repositories etc.



  • At least two years of experience as a developer / software engineer
  • Programming skills in language like C and C++ and Familiarity with coding risks (e.g. OWASP top 10) as well as coding guidelines/standard (e.g. MISRA C/C++, CERT C/C++).
  • Theoretical knowledge on cryptography and hands-on programming experience on applied cryptography
  • Experience in manual code review in order to find security bugs


Nice to have:

  • Academic degree with security engineering focus or prior working experience as a security engineer/developer in a security team
  • Experience performing threat modeling activity
  • Knowledge on security design patterns and patterns implementation
  • Advanced know-how in Linux or any Unix-like operating system as well as system programming skills
  • Open-Source Background 


Personal skills:

  • Proficiency in problem solving and can-do attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Personal initiative, commitment, perseverance and resilience


Language skills:

  • Proficient in English. German is a plus.



What we offer

  • A chance to work on a new generation of Infotainment Systems, which will power millions of cars
  • An international, interdisciplinary innovation lab, which is part of the Mercedes Benz AG
  • Agile working methods and open feedback culture
  • A brand new and modern open office
  • Flexible working hours
  • Transportation and health benefits, discounts on cars, free coffee and fruits and more…




We look forward to receiving your complete application, including CV (in English or German) and relevant references with the following information:

  • Job title and reference number
  • Salary expectations
  • Earliest start date



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