R&D | Research Manager


About the role

Smart mobility is about to revolutionize the way we live, work and commute – it’s sparked by vehicle connectivity with an eye forward to autonomous driving. In order to make it work seamlessly, it’s first got to be Secure and Safe – that’s where Upstream Security comes in. We’ve created the world’s first and only cloud-based cybersecurity solution designed specifically for Smart Mobility, and already trusted by over a million connected vehicles worldwide.


As part of our continued growth, we are looking for a Head of Research to lead our research group to develop groundbreaking cyber mobility technologies based on advanced cyber solutions and data science. The role requires managing the research group and demonstrating thought leadership that is based on cyber security and data science knowledge, as well as original thinking.


You will work closely with bright researchers, development teams, customers and the company’s management team to develop the future cyber solutions for the mobility market.


If you are talented, hardworking individuals with great energy, leadership, and initiative to drive awareness for our Platform- we want to hear from you!


What you will be accountable for?

  • Lead the research group in the company.
  • Thought leadership for an innovative security technology.
  • Public speaking and customer facing activities.
  • Research large scale and diverse automotive data sets.
  • Build modeling and anomaly detection algorithms as part of the company's products.
  • Research new technologies and adopt them for use in the company’s product.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 3 years' experience in leading a research group.
  • Deep cybersecurity knowledge and background.
  • Background of data science.
  • Mobility related experience – an advantage.
  • Experience in customer facing activities.
  • PhD or MsC in Computer Science or math/statistics, or machine/deep learning.
  • Experience working in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Motivated, fast learner and independent.
  • A team player, excellent management skills.