Cyber Security Expert (Research - AI)

  • Vakgebied IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10024032
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche IT & Telecom, High Tech

Over deze vacature

This company works with an integral approach on topics related to (HD) Mapping Services, Autonomous Driving, Smart Mobility, Smart Cities, Cybersecurity and Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV). Multiple disciplines like Control System Design, World Modeling, Motion Planning, Functional & Operational Safety, Sensor Fusion, V2V & V2X Communication, Electronics, Software Engineering, Assessment, Tooling, etc. work together to bring the automated vehicle into life.


About the job

We are looking for Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity Researcher to join the Cybersecurity team. This team develops cybersecurity solutions in the domain of Artificial Intelligence, IoT, and Connected Vehicles.


  • Perform independent & industrial research, provide consultancy, and participate in projects in AI and Cybersecurity, specifically by integrating knowledge-based with data-driven Machine Learning approaches or applying adversarial machine learning attacks, and bring our security services to the next level with next-gen analytics and machine learning.
  • You contribute to the development of adversarial machine-learning attacks for the AI models
  • You contribute to AI and Cybersecurity strategy within the Research program. You have a full understanding of the state-of-the-art and build original contributions. You address important challenges in applying advanced AI techniques and tooling for security.
  • Keep abreast of technical, application, and market developments in the relevant technological and industrial areas, showing interest in the business aspects
  • Shape the definition and the strategy of the research programs
  • Contribute actively to a creative and inspiring working environment
  • The results of your work are adopted by the organization, and are translated into successful products and services
  • External exposure (for example through patenting and scientific publications) and external collaborations (for example with universities, in the context of European research projects, or public conferences) are highly encouraged


This firm is leading the way to become the “Digital Brain of Intelligent Driving” with core businesses in HD map, high accuracy positioning, cloud service platform, automotive-grade semiconductors for ADAS, and autonomous driving. They leverage their skills and expertise in map data delivery, artificial intelligence and cybersecurity to produce advanced solutions for various markets. The collective knowledge of their multidisciplinary teams has been applied to accelerate autonomous driving and empower smart cities. Helping companies realize their vision with the latest technology is their mission, and high-quality, robust solutions is the promise.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to the client. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies



  • An M.Sc. or PhD in computer science or another relevant area providing a good foundation in computer science, mathematics, and data science with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Proven capabilities in the domain of data science and hands-on experience with a particular subfield such as machine learning, adversarial attacks, statistics, anomaly detection
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Strong expertise with PyTorch, Keras, TensorFlow frameworks
  • Good understanding and experience with cybersecurity, ideally in the areas such as security analytics, anomaly detection or other data-driven approaches to enhance security
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms is a plus
  • Affinity to research way of working
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong personal relationships at all levels and with all stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team and international settings, able to adapt quickly
  • Ability to understand and obtain customer needs and be able to transform those into practical solutions
  • Curious, enthusiastic, fast learner able to quickly pick up new areas
  • Fluent in English language