Reference code: 50024_BI_02

Master Thesis: Automotive Cyber Security - Secure OTA - Client

Aachen, Munich, Stuttgart

Working hours:
Marginal Employment

Target Group:
2/9/2024 - 8/9/2024
Company: GmbH

WE are...

At GmbH, our mission is to revolutionize the automotive industry landscape and make intelligent mobility a reality for everyone. Through cutting-dge technology and software we aim to create a safer, greener and more connected vehicle experience for all. 

We achieve this through our unparalleled, agile software engineering systems which deliver cutting edge solutions to our clients including both forwardthinking automotive start-ups, aswell as the worlds largest and most establishedautomotive OEM’s.

Agile and innovation are how we co about fulfilling our mission. Is this easy? Nope. In order to achieve this we have put together a team made some of the worlds brightness software minds. Backed by our parent company -FEV, with over 7000 talented people, we have both the know-how as well as experience to deliver on our promise.

Joining us will be joining a team which looks to the future to create software which is one step ahead.

YOU are someone who …

  • investigates status of the art for OTA software update and examine existing implementation of selected NIST post-quantum algorithms
  • researches on in-vehicle challenges of secure OTA software update
  • integrates post-quantum cryptography in a secure OTA software update framework for in-vehicle challenges based on the Uptane client
  • tests and analyzes the performance of the developed framework

YOU have …

  • almost completed your Master's degree in computer science or comparable programme and would now like to write your thesis on automotive cyber security
  • knowledge of OTA software update and Post-Quantum Cryptography (is a plus)
  • deep understanding of the 'C++ Standard Library'
  • good knowledge of TLS, CMake, OpenSSL 3, Restful Web Services, POSIX and network programming
  • basic knowledge of Docker

WE offer ...


Here being cutting-edge and innovative is more than a cool way to describe ourselves. It’s really what it’s like! You’ll be working with the best of the best including leading Automotive OEM’s to create tomorrows software systems and solutions.


Flexible might be nice for some -but for us it’s a must! We want you to be relaxed, creative and efficient at your work, so we give you a work model that supports this! Want to choose your work-times? Sure! Want to work remote? Sounds like a plan!


Product prototypes within 2 day sprints? Yup! Scrums and agile workflows and communication? Also! We pride ourselves in having an atmosphere of agility, openness, trust and innovation -and practice it daily!

The Bottom line

Our atmosphere, flexibility and agility are great, but we also want to make sure you pass your studies with ease, so we offer the following:

  • bridge days
  • up to 100% remote work
  • flexible working hours for your work-life balance
  • FEV Academy and LinkedIn Learning
  • Spendit Card - cashless benefit
  • team events and parties
  • modern lounges, electronically adjustable desks, flex desk, table football, Nintendo, coffee and tea
  • FEV canteen or canteen discounts*

* Not at all locations

Personal contact

Alina Lara Senn
Human Resources - Aachen

Phone +49 241 56892924

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