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GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, zonal E/E architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing and communication, vehicle personalization, and security.

The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Services Oriented Architecture (SOA). 

Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan. 

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  • Israel 21 job opportunities

    • Quality Assurance :

      • Configuration Manager :

        Description:

        Who we are?

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Develop configuration management strategy on both company and project levels
        • Support project teams (hands on) in configuring and base-lining project items
        • Prepare configuration status reports and maintain configuration management database
        • Review and recommend improvements to existing configuration management processes
        • Lead & support the development, management, maintenance and automation of configuration management tools
        • Maintain proper version controls of project deliverables, incl. product tree, SW and FPGA deliverables
        • Configuration control of software and FPGA applications in test and deployment environments
        • Analyze configuration issues and propose appropriate resolutions
        • Implement configuration management audits findings
        • Develop a change management strategy on both company and project levels
        • Manage and control changes in products (ECOs) according company strategy and Change Control Board (CCB) decisions
        • Manage the company’s knowledge management

        Requirements:

        • At least 5 years’ experience as Configuration Engineer/Manager in the high-tech industry
        • Experience in characterizing and working with PLM systems
        • Background in safety-critical domains such as aerospace or medical (experience in automotive – great advantage)
        • Experience with embedded systems development environments
        • Deep knowledge with international standards: ISO9001:2015, ISO10007:2017
        • experience with international standards: IATF16949:2016, Automotive SPICE: ISO13485, AS9100D, CMMI - Advantage
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - ability to work and cooperate in a matrix work environment
        • Proactive approach in a fast - paced environment
        • Proficient in English

        Location: Ramla, IL

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      • Software Quality Manager (SQA) :

        Description:

        Who we are?

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Define and adopt SW development processes and procedures for assuring effectiveness and efficiency of SW development team, according company procedures, ISO9001, IATF16949, Automotive SPICE and ISO26262.
        • SW development process definition & improvement – identify improvement opportunities for better quality & efficiency, facilitate lessons learned, coordinate and monitor process improvement plan, training and communication.
        • SW metrics, models, trends and analysis – Assist in identifying & defining SW development KPIs, monitor KPIs and analyze trends, create and automate measurement and KPIs database, facilitate and support continuous improvement.
        • SW development tools – coordinate the evaluation, standardization and deployment of tools across the SW organization according internal procedures and KPIs.
        • Define and execute internal and external quality audits, assessments and gates relevant to the SW development process.
        • Preparation of SW APQP as part of overall APQP
        • Support Internal quality forums – Management review, CCB

        Requirements:

        • At least 5 years’ experience as SW quality engineer/manager in the high-tech industry:
        • Background in safety-critical domains such as aerospace or medical (experience in automotive – great advantage)
        • Experience with embedded systems development environments
        • B.Sc degree in SW/electrical engineering
        • Proven knowledge & experience with risk-analysis methods, such as FMEA
        • Deep proven knowledge with international standards: ISO9001:2015, IATF16949:2016, Automotive SPICE, Agile manifesto (or equivalent: ISO13485, AS9100D, CMMI).
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - ability to manage without authority in a matrix work environment. 
        • Strong leadership skills with proactive approach in a fast - paced environment
        • Proficient in English

        Location: Ramla, IL

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    • Software :

      • Embedded Software Architect :

        Description:

        An integral part of GuardKnox R&D is the embedded software team. This team is responsible for the core software stack which powers GuardKnox embedded solutions. The Software Architect will be responsible for building a robust Embedded SW architecture to meet all customer requirements in high performance, high reliability with minimum risk, cost, and effort. The embedded software development activities run on all layers, starting from bare metal and up to the application.

        The position requires a highly self-motivated SW Architect engineer, independent and out of the box thinker. You will have the opportunity to be involved from early stages of architecture & design planning, through development and testing, up to integration within GuardKnox hardware products, cloud infrastructures, and field deployment.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • As an Architect you will define, design and implement (Hands-On is required) highly concurrent and efficient software components (components-based development). 
        • You will be leading work around architecture, design and documentation of interfaces, and other design documentation. Furthermore, you will also support and coach the teams to follow architectural decisions taken on their daily work.
        • You will be a part of the overall product quality work by defining needed guidelines for design and coding, together with teams.
        • Write detailed Functional and Architecture specs.
        • In close cooperation with the team Lead, coordinate the embedded software team in terms of both system architectures designing and implementation.
        • Interact with the product owners, system architect to gather requirements, architect solutions, provide means to deploy and support our software.
        • Lead technical projects and provide guidance to junior engineers.
        • Design and implement dynamic software loading system over the network.
        • Work on proof of concepts and advance development projects.
        • Perform research and analysis for current and future architectures.

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline from a familiar institute - MUST
        • 10+ years of software development experience - MUST.
        • Strong coding skills in C and C++ programming languages – MUST
        • Strong development experience in C/C++, Linux and real-time operating system (RTOS; Integrity/VxWorks/QNX/LynxOS/Linux Embedded) – Must
        • Strong SW architecture designing experience in embedded software. e.g. RTOS selection, designing power/clock management system followed to RTOS manner.
        • Use of UML modeling tools such as Enterprise Architect or Magic Draw is a plus
        • Experience with software design (OOD) and design patterns; Strong design and analytical skills – must
        • Knowledge in networking – TCP/IP – must
        • Experience with Socket programming; Concurrent and asynchronous programming;
        • Experience with Version Control tools.
        • Excellent analytical skills.
        • Strong written and verbal communication skills


        Preferred Qualifications

        • 2+ years of software team leading experience in international environment.
        • Good understanding of Agile-Scrum, Unit Testing and Code Review methodologies - preferred
        • Experience with virtualization technologies and hypervisors – preferred
        • Knowledge in automotive applications and networking protocols (CAN, CAN-FD, etc.) - preferred
        • Knowledge in DDS/CORBA/gRPC/Apache Thrift - preferred
        • Cyber security background - preferred
        • Experience in kernel space programming – preferred
        • Experience with On-Chip/Target debugger – preferred
        • Experience in Linux BSP and driver development (boot loaders, kernel, distributions, etc.) - preferred
        • Experience with modern multi-core ARM devices - preferred
        • Experience in safety critical systems - preferred

        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • Embedded Software Team Manager :

        Description:

        An integral part of GuardKnox R&D, is the embedded software team. This team is responsible for the core software stack which powers GuardKnox embedded solutions. The SW TL will the responsible for high reliability real time embedded software development activities on all layers, starting from bare metal and up to application.

         

        The position requires a highly self-motivated SW team leader, independent and out of the box thinker. You will have the opportunity to be involved from early stages of architecture & design planning, through development and testing, up to integration within GuardKnox hardware products, cloud infrastructures, and field deployment.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Lead a team of junior and senior embedded software engineers.
        • Define feature development scope and plan for successful product delivery.
        • Act as a technical leader while design directions and goals sometimes unclear.
        • Manage multiple activities and priorities, as well as conflicting points of view.
        • Set expectations with software, architecture, and hardware stakeholders
        • Define, evaluate, investigate and prototype technologies and solutions.
        • Design, Develop and Verify embedded SW, both in low level and system level (Hands-On is required).

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline from a familiar institute - MUST
        • 3+ years of managerial experience and 8+ years of software engineering experience - MUST
        • Experience in building and directing a team of skilled engineers - must
        • Leadership and excellent collaboration skills - MUST
        • Strong coding skills in C++ and C programming languages - MUST
        • Knowledge in operating systems and concepts (Integrity/VxWorks/QNX/LynxOS/Linux Embedded) – Must
        • Experience with Agile-Scrum, Unit Testing and Code Review methodologies - MUST
        • Familiarity with computational complexity considerations (time and space) - must
        • Experience with software design (OOD), design patterns and data structures – must
        • Strong design and analytical skills – must
        • Experience working with storage and networking protocols (TCP/IP) - MUST


        Preferred Qualifications

        • Knowledge in DDS/CORBA/gRPC/Apache Thrift - preferred
        • Experience with virtualization technologies and hypervisors – preferred
        • Knowledge in automotive networking protocols (CAN, CAN-FD, etc.) - preferred
        • Cyber security background - preferred
        • Experience in kernel space programming – preferred
        • Experience in Linux BSP and driver development (boot loaders, kernel, distributions, etc.) - preferred
        • Experience with modern multi-core ARM devices - preferred
        • Experience in working on complex real-time embedded system-of-systems - preferred
        • Experience with SoC development life cycle - preferred
        • Experience in analyzing and porting embedded stacks - preferred
        • Experience in safety critical systems – preferred

        Location: Ramla, IL

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      • Real Time Embedded Software Engineer :

        Description:

        You'll be an integral part of GuardKnox R&D and part of the real-time software team. This team is responsible for the core software stack which powers GuardKnox embedded solutions. The real-time embedded software engineer will the responsible for high-reliability real-time software development activities on all layers, starting from bare metal and up to the application.

        The position requires a highly self-motivated SW engineer, independent and out-of-the-box thinker with a can-do approach. You will have the opportunity to be involved from the early stages of architecture & design planning, through development and testing, up to integration within GuardKnox hardware products, cloud infrastructures, and field deployment.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Define, evaluate, investigate and prototype technologies and solutions.
        • Design, develop and verify embedded SW, both at low level and system level.
        • Participate in design reviews, architecture definition
        • Development in conformance to safety and cybersecurity standards
        • Working closely with the V&V and DevOps teams

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline from a familiar institute
        • At least 4 years’ hands-on experience in real-time software development – must
        • Knowledge in C/C++ - must
        • Experience with software multithreading - must
        • Experience with software design – must
        • Knowledge in networking – TCP/IP – must
        • Knowledge in operating systems and concepts – must
        • Experience with user-space drivers
        • Good understanding of agile/scrum, unit testing and code reviews – preferred
        • Experience in one of the following OSes: Integrity/VxWorks/QNX/LynxOS/Linux Embedded – preferred

        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • Senior Real Time Application Software Engineer :

        Description:

        You'll be an integral part of GuardKnox R&D and part of the real-time software team. This team is responsible for the core software stack which powers GuardKnox embedded solutions. The real-time embedded software engineer will the responsible for high-reliability real-time software development activities on all layers, starting from bare metal and up to the application.

        The position requires a highly self-motivated SW engineer, independent and out-of-the-box thinker with a can-do approach. You will have the opportunity to be involved from the early stages of architecture & design planning, through development and testing, up to integration within GuardKnox hardware products, cloud infrastructures, and field deployment.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Define, evaluate, investigate and prototype technologies and solutions.
        • Design, develop and verify embedded SW, both at low level and system level.
        • Participate in design reviews, architecture definition
        • Development in conformance to safety and cybersecurity standards
        • Working closely with the V&V and DevOps teams

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline from a familiar institute
        • At least 8 years’ hands-on experience in real-time software development - must
        • Strong knowledge in C++ and OOD - must
        • Knowledge in operating systems and concepts - must
        • Knowledge in data structures – must
        • Familiarity with computational complexity considerations (time and space) - must
        • Experience with software design – must
        • Knowledge in networking – TCP/IP – must
        • Good understanding of agile/scrum, unit testing and code reviews - must
        • Knowledge in automotive networking protocols (CAN, CAN-FD, etc.) - preferred
        • Experience in one of the following OSes: Integrity/VxWorks/QNX/LynxOS/Linux Embedded – preferred
        • Knowledge in DDS/CORBA/gRPC/Apache Thrift - preferred
        • Cyber security background - preferred
        • Experience in kernel space programming – preferred

        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • Senior Real Time Middleware Software Engineer :

        Description:

        An integral part of GuardKnox R&D, is the real time software team. This team is responsible for the core software stack which powers GuardKnox embedded solutions. The real time embedded software engineer will the responsible for high reliability real time software development activities on all layers, starting from bare metal and up to application.

         

        The position requires a highly self-motivated SW engineer, independent and out of the box thinker. You will have the opportunity to be involved from early stages of architecture & design planning, through development and testing, up to integration within GuardKnox hardware products, cloud infrastructures, and field deployment.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Define, evaluate, investigate and prototype technologies and solutions.
        • Design, develop and verify embedded SW, both at low level and system level.
        • Participate in design reviews, architecture definition
        • Development in conformance to safety and cybersecurity standards
        • Working closely with the V&V and DevOps teams

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline from a familiar institute
        • At least 8 years’ hands-on experience in real-time software development – must
        • Experience with HW/SW interfaces on the board and chip level - must
        • Knowledge in C++ - must
        • Low level or bare metal programming – must
        • Knowledge in operating systems and concepts - must
        • Experience with software design – must
        • Knowledge in networking – TCP/IP – must
        • Good understanding of agile/scrum, unit testing and code reviews – must
        • Experience with build systems (Yocto, Buildroot)
        • Knowledge in automotive networking protocols (CAN, CAN-FD, etc.) - preferred
        • Experience in one of the following OSes: Integrity/VxWorks/QNX/LynxOS/Linux Embedded – preferred
        • Knowledge in DDS/CORBA/gRPC/Apache Thrift - preferred
        • Cyber security background - preferred
        • Experience in kernel space programming – preferred

        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
    • Hardware :

      • FPGA Architect :

        Description:

        An integral part of GuardKnox product development is the hardware development team. This team is responsible for the core hardware and logic design which powers GuardKnox embedded solutions. The FPGA Architect will the responsible for building a robust FPGA architecture to meet all customer requirements in high performance, high reliability with minimum risk, cost, and effort.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Design system architecture and data flow on a SOC with processors and FPGA logic
        • Design high performance pipeline architectures
        • Integration of softcore IP controllers
        • Transition of functionality from software to FPGA logic
        • IP’s selection and integration
        • Work on proof of concepts and advance development projects.
        • Perform research and analysis for current and future architectures.
        • Write detailed Functional and Architecture specs.
        • Follow up with designers and verification engineers and support the implementation (suggest ways for implementation, apply code review, solve timing/area issues etc.).

        Requirements:

        • BSc or MSc or equivalent experience in electrical engineering.
        • At least 3-4 years of relevant experience (as an architect).
        • Rich experience in RTL design (for FPGA’s/ASIC’s, using VHDL/Verilog/System Verilog)
        • Hands-on experience with synchronous and high performance pipeline architecture – A must
        • Be able to take an algorithm, function or behavior and to generate an architecture out of it to be implemented on FPGA or ASIC.
        • Deep understanding of how to build and integrate system with various technology components.
        • Deep understanding of how a block should be implemented.
        • Understanding of the relationship between HW and SW.
        • See the overall system and full picture.
        • High skills on writing documents and drawing diagrams.
        • Attention to details on design and high focus on design quality.
        • Knows to do tradeoffs.
        • Experience with IP integration (ARM, AXI bus, Ethernet MAC etc.).
        • Familiarity with Xilinx/ALTERA/Lattice FPGA architecture.
        • High energy with leadership and excellent interpersonal skills and possess ability to learn complex concepts in a fast pace environment.
        • Experience with board design – preferred
        • Experience with safety-critical systems – preferred
        • Experience with automotive systems – preferred

        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • FPGA Engineer :

        Description:

        Who are we?

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan


        An integral part of GuardKnox product development is our Hardware Development team. The team is responsible for the core hardware and logic design which powers GuardKnox’s embedded solutions. The Senior FPGA Design Engineer will be responsible for high reliable real-time FPGA logic development as well as hardware design, including design of low-level drivers and conversion from code to logic.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • High reliably FPGA logic development
        • Design of system architecture and data flow on a SOC with processors and FPGA logic
        • Design high-performance pipeline architectures
        • Integration of soft-core IP controllers
        • Transition of functionality from software to FPGA logic
        • IP’s selection and integration
        • Run basic verification tests (on simulations)
        • Work on target integration and testing
        • Development in accordance with safety and cybersecurity standards

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science 
        • 4 years of experience as hands-on with FPGA development
        • Experience with VHDL/Verilog (System Verilog – Advantage)
        • Hands-on experience with synchronous and high-performance pipeline architecture
        • Experience with block-level verifications
        • Familiarity with Xilinx/ALTERA/Lattice FPGA architecture 

        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • FPGA Team Leader :

        Description:

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan


        Responsibilities Include:

        An integral part of GuardKnox product development is our Hardware Development team. The team is responsible for the core hardware and logic design which powers GuardKnox’s embedded solutions.

        We are Looking for an experienced FPGA Engineer, with strong capabilities throughout the entire FPGA development process. The job includes leading a team in development of high-quality FPGA designs.

        If you want to excel, innovate, and grow in an exciting environment, build new skills and learn from top professionals – then come join us!

        Requirements:

        To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily

        • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science 
        • Engineering background
        • Demonstrated experience in designing complex designs including coding, Verification synthesis and integration of 3rd party IP’s
        • 7+ years of experience as hands-on with FPGA/ASIC development
        • Experience in leading a team of chip designers – an advantage
        • Team player with good oral and written communication skills.
        • Ability to quickly learn new skills, adapt to change and enter new technical fields
        • Experience with VHDL/Verilog (System Verilog – Advantage)
        • Hands-on experience with synchronous and high-performance pipeline architecture
        • Good understanding of Ethernet, Networking, Microprocessors – an advantage
        • Familiarity with Xilinx/ALTERA/Lattice FPGA architecture 
        • Excellent communication skills with fluent verbal and written English


        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • FPGA Verification Engineer :

        Description:

        Who are we?

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan


        An integral part of GuardKnox product development is the hardware development team. This team is responsible for the core hardware and logic design which powers GuardKnox embedded solutions. The Senior FPGA Verification Engineer will be responsible for high reliably real-time FPGA verification activities.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • High reliably FPGA logic design verification
        • High performance pipeline architectures verification
        • Verification of soft cores IP integration
        • Run unit verification tests for complex blocks
        • Run Top level verification tests (for all FPGA)
        • Support lab ramp up and tests
        • Run Code Coverage and Functional Coverage
        • Using Assertion-Based Verification
        • Run Direct, Random and stress tests
        • Lead and define Complex FPGA verification methodologies and tools
        • Development in conformance to safety and cybersecurity standard

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science – A must
        • Experience with VHDL/Verilog and SystemVerilog – A must
        • Hands-on experience with ASIC/FPGA verifications– A must
        • Hands-on experience with synchronous and high-performance pipeline architecture – A must
        • Experience with block-level verification and debugging – A must
        • Experience with Top-level verification and debugging – A must
        • Experience with code coverage writing and results analysis – A must
        • Experience with functional coverage writing and results analysis – A must
        • Experience with assertions writing and results analysis – A must
        • Experience with both RTL and Gate level simulations – A must
        • Experience with IP integration (ARM, AXI bus, Ethernet MAC etc.) – preferred
        • Familiarity with Xilinx/ALTERA/Lattice FPGA architecture – preferred
        • Experience with safety-critical systems – preferred
        • Experience with automotive systems – preferred
        • Experience in writing Python, TCL scripts - advantage
        • Build automatic test environments - advantage
        • Experience with Linux – advantage

        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • Senior FPGA Engineer :

        Description:

        Who are we?

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan


        An integral part of GuardKnox product development is our Hardware Development team. The team is responsible for the core hardware and logic design which powers GuardKnox’s embedded solutions. The Senior FPGA Design Engineer will be responsible for high reliable real-time FPGA logic development as well as hardware design, including design of low-level drivers and conversion from code to logic.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • High reliably FPGA logic development
        • Design of system architecture and data flow on a SOC with processors and FPGA logic
        • Design high-performance pipeline architectures
        • Integration of soft-core IP controllers
        • Transition of functionality from software to FPGA logic
        • IP’s selection and integration
        • Run basic verification tests (on simulations)
        • Work on target integration and testing
        • Development in accordance with safety and cybersecurity standards

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science 
        • 10+ years of experience as hands-on with FPGA development
        • Experience with VHDL/Verilog (System Verilog – Advantage)
        • Hands-on experience with synchronous and high-performance pipeline architecture
        • Experience with block-level verifications
        • Familiarity with Xilinx/ALTERA/Lattice FPGA architecture 

        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • Senior FPGA Engineer (Freelance) :

        Description:

        Who are we?

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan


        An integral part of GuardKnox product development is our Hardware Development team. The team is responsible for the core hardware and logic design which powers GuardKnox’s embedded solutions. The Senior FPGA Design Engineer will be responsible for high reliable real-time FPGA logic development as well as hardware design, including design of low-level drivers and conversion from code to logic.

        **Freelance Model**

        Responsibilities Include:

        • High reliably FPGA logic development
        • Design of system architecture and data flow on a SOC with processors and FPGA logic
        • Design high-performance pipeline architectures
        • Integration of soft-core IP controllers
        • Transition of functionality from software to FPGA logic
        • IP’s selection and integration
        • Run basic verification tests (on simulations)
        • Work on target integration and testing
        • Development in accordance with safety and cybersecurity standards

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science 
        • 10+ years of experience as hands-on with FPGA development
        • Experience with VHDL/Verilog (System Verilog – Advantage)
        • Hands-on experience with synchronous and high-performance pipeline architecture
        • Experience with block-level verifications
        • Familiarity with Xilinx/ALTERA/Lattice FPGA architecture 


        Location: Ramla, IL

        Apply
      • Senior FPGA Verification Engineer :

        Description:

        Who are we?

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan


        An integral part of GuardKnox product development is the hardware development team. This team is responsible for the core hardware and logic design which powers GuardKnox embedded solutions. The Senior FPGA Verification Engineer will be responsible for high reliably real-time FPGA verification activities.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • High reliably FPGA logic design verification
        • High performance pipeline architectures verification
        • Verification of soft cores IP integration
        • Run unit verification tests for complex blocks
        • Run Top level verification tests (for all FPGA)
        • Support lab ramp up and tests
        • Run Code Coverage and Functional Coverage
        • Using Assertion-Based Verification
        • Run Direct, Random and stress tests
        • Lead and define Complex FPGA verification methodologies and tools
        • Development in conformance to safety and cybersecurity standard

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science – A must
        • Experience with VHDL/Verilog and SystemVerilog – A must
        • Hands-on experience with ASIC/FPGA verifications– A must
        • Hands-on experience with synchronous and high-performance pipeline architecture – A must
        • Experience with block-level verification and debugging – A must
        • Experience with Top-level verification and debugging – A must
        • Experience with code coverage writing and results analysis – A must
        • Experience with functional coverage writing and results analysis – A must
        • Experience with assertions writing and results analysis – A must
        • Experience with both RTL and Gate level simulations – A must
        • Experience with IP integration (ARM, AXI bus, Ethernet MAC etc.) – preferred
        • Familiarity with Xilinx/ALTERA/Lattice FPGA architecture – preferred
        • Experience with safety-critical systems – preferred
        • Experience with automotive systems – preferred
        • Experience in writing Python, TCL scripts - advantage
        • Build automatic test environments - advantage
        • Experience with Linux – advantage

        Location: Ramla, IL

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      • Verification Team Leader :

        Description:

        GuardKnox is the automotive industry’s first Cybertech Tier supplier empowering OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, and the aftermarket to deliver the next generation of software-defined and service-oriented vehicles. GuardKnox’s flexible and scalable solutions enable added connectivity, Zonal E/E Architecture, hosted applications, high-speed routing (including network recovery and service discovery functionalities), vehicle personalization, and security.

        The company’s pioneering approach to automotive innovation is inspired by technology from the aviation industry, providing GuardKnox with the experience needed to develop secure, high-performance computing solutions using a patented Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).

        Founded in 2016, GuardKnox is based in Israel, with subsidiary locations in Stuttgart, Germany, and Detroit, Michigan

         

        An integral part of GuardKnox product development is our Hardware Development team. The team is responsible for the core hardware and logic design which powers GuardKnox’s embedded solutions.

        We are Looking for an experienced FPGA Verification Engineer, with strong capabilities throughout the entire FPGA development process. The job includes leading a team in the verification of high-quality FPGA designs.

         

        If you want to excel, innovate, and grow in an exciting environment, build new skills and learn from top professionals – then come join us!

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Lead hands-on verification work in alignment with external standards and the company's internal procedures
        • Lead a small verification team providing both personal and professional leadership
        • Follow up and support the verification work
        • Risk mitigation and issue solving management
        • Partner with external sub-contractors, as needed, to meet development goals
        • Collaborate with multiple functions in the organization such as SW development, System Engineering, QA and Operations
        • Verification of soft cores IP integration
        • Run complex block level and top level verification tests
        • Support lab ramp up and tests
        • Lead and define Complex FPGA verification methodologies and tools
        • Development in conformance to safety and cybersecurity standard

        Requirements:

        • Bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering or Computer Science 
        • Engineering background
        • Demonstrated experience in verification of complex designs including integration of 3rd party IP’s
        • 5+ years of experience as hands-on with FPGA/ASIC verification
        • Experience in leading a team of verification engineers – an advantage
        • Team player with good oral and written communication skills.
        • Ability to quickly learn new skills, adapt to change and enter new technical fields
        • Experience with VHDL/Verilog and SystemVerilog – A must
        • Proven experience with UVM and building verification setup from scratch – A must
        • Hands-on experience with ASIC/FPGA verifications– A must
        • Hands-on experience with synchronous and high-performance pipeline architecture – A must
        • Experience with code coverage and functional coverage writing and results analysis – A must
        • Experience with assertions writing and results analysis – A must
        • Experience with both RTL and Gate level simulations – A must
        • Experience with IP integration (ARM, AXI bus, Ethernet MAC etc.) – preferred
        • Familiarity with Xilinx/ALTERA/Lattice FPGA architecture – preferred
        • Experience with safety-critical systems – preferred
        • Experience with automotive systems – preferred
        • Experience in writing Python, TCL scripts - advantage
        • Build automatic test environments - advantage
        • Experience with Linux – advantage
        • Good understanding of Ethernet, Networking, Microprocessors – an advantage
        • Excellent communication skills with fluent verbal and written English

        Location: Ramla, IL

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    • Marketing :

      • Marketing Operations Associate :

        Description:

        Who Are We?

        GuardKnox offers high-performance computing solutions that empower automotive manufacturers and main suppliers to deliver the next generation of secure, connected vehicles.

        GuardKnox’s solutions serve to provide the necessary innovation for the automotive market to enable added connectivity, infotainment services, and vehicle personalization/customization to drivers while protecting the vehicles against unauthorized access or hacking.

        Simply put, GuardKnox empowers the automotive industry with the freedom to evolve to meet the changing needs of connected cars, both in functionality and in safety and security.

         

        Job Purpose: 

        Reporting to the director of marketing, the marketing operations associate is responsible for managing all marketing operation activities and working alongside the marketing team on strategy, communication planning, and implementation of marketing campaigns for all GuardKnox subsidiaries to increase brand awareness and market share. The marketing operations associate is hungry to learn and acquire real marketing experience in a growing hi-tech environment. They help manage all conferences and tradeshows and carry out the day to day associated marketing tasks to ensure brand uniformity, relevant messaging and professional display of the GuardKnox brand. They also will act as the marketing point-of-contact for Employer Branding activities, working alongside the HR team and relevant partners. 

        Responsibilities Include:

        What You’ll Be Doing (Responsibilities):

        • Coordinating with and supervising our marketing and PR agency partners while managing daily marketing activities including marketing communication and PR efforts according to audience
        • Collaboration with cross-functional teams to develop and create marketing content to promote GuardKnox’s innovative automotive solutions and story
        • Manage and work closely with outsourced designers and other relevant stakeholders to ensure brand identity is maintained and GuardKnox’s USP are accurately presented
        • Be an instrumental part of marketing campaigns, including planning, creation, execution and day-to-day management according to strategies and relevant benchmarks while closely collaborating with relevant internal and external parties
        • Help manage all aspects of conferences and tradeshow marketing – messaging, deliverables, display, demo use cases, etc.
        • Ensure all outbound communications and deliverables are up to standard with GuardKnox brand guidelines and coordinated with our business development team
        • Helping define the evolving user journey and buyer personas
        • Manage vendors for items such as giveaways, marcom materials, demo upgrades, etc.
        • Constantly staying up to date with global trends, market players, influences and pain points
        • Ensure GuardKnox is evaluated for relevant award and honors submissions
        • Implementing minor design changes and modifications for internal documents, amendments to designed items, outgoing marketing materials, etc.
        • Create and implement marketing automation tasks for website and user engagements using our HubSpot marketing engine
        • Represent GuardKnox at conferences and events

        Requirements:

        Skills and Knowledge (Education, Certifications, Licenses, Experience, Competencies)

        • English – mother tongue level (must)
        • Software: WordPress, Marketing CRM, Google Ads, LinkedIn Ads, Facebook Ads
        • Experience with HubSpot CRM and marketing tools – an advantage
        • Proficient with Microsoft Suite and Google Drive applications
        • InDesign, Preimere and full adobe suite – an advantage
        • Background in marketing and advertising – an advantage
        • Experience in social media posting and community engagement – an advantage

        Location: Ramla, IL

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    • HR :

      • Office Manager :

        Description:

        GuardKnox, a startup company in the automotive field with unique DNA, talented people, and an amazing atmosphere is looking for a people person who is detail-oriented, creative, and excellent at multitasking with a passion for getting things done.

        In this position, responsibility includes creating and maintaining a pleasant work environment, and ensuring a high level of organizational effectiveness and communication.

        You will be responsible for day-to-day administrative & logistic office operations

        In addition, you will assist with HR tasks and take care of the office in all aspects.

        Work from our office in Ramle, next to the train station.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Ensure the office’s day-to-day operations run as pleasant and as welcoming as needed
        • Responsible for all office logistics, vendors, and supplies (Kitchen, office equipment, etc.)
        • Support all administrative needs of the HR Department
        • Responsible for employee experience yearly plan and execution
        • Assist with all administrative, logistic, and business items and with additional projects when required
        • Assist with employee onboarding and exit
        • Assist with all the recruitment processes - Finding, attracting, and communicate with candidates
        •  Be discreet and handle all activities in highly confidentiality
        • Work closely with the company’s highest managers and stakeholders.
        • making things happen and bring your own unique ideas to the table      

        Requirements:

        • +3 Years of experience as an office manager/administrator or equil, in a Hi-tech company (Start-up environment – big plus)
        • Experience in Employee experience – A Must
        • Experience in different HR aspects, - Big plus
        • Strong organizational and planning skills
        • Service-oriented, positive, proactive, quick thinker, and solution-focused attitude
        • A keen eye for detail and accuracy with a touch of creativity and flair
        • Discretely handle sensitive and confidential information and interactions
        • English – High-level verbal and writing – A must
        • Proficient in working with Google tools, office programs

        Location: Ramla, IL

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    • R&D :

      • Security Architect :

        Description:

        GuardKnox, the automotive technology leader in building high-performance, secure-by-design products for the next generation of vehicles and smart mobility, is looking for an experienced Security Architect to design, implement and accredit core product security architecture to our cutting-edge automotive solutions. The Security Architect will be responsible for creating the secure development methodology definition, process design and standards compliance. They will work closely with architecture, product, and engineering team members to provide secure development.

         

        Who we are?

        GuardKnox offers high-performance computing solutions that empower automotive manufacturers and main suppliers to deliver the next generation of secure, connected vehicles.

        GuardKnox’s solutions serve provide the necessary innovation for the automotive market to enable added connectivity, infotainment services, and vehicle personalization/customization to drivers while protecting the vehicles against unauthorized access or hacking.

        Simply put, GuardKnox empowers the automotive industry with the freedom to evolve to meet the changing needs of connected cars, both in functionality and in safely and security.


        Responsibilities Include:

        • Define system requirements to meet product cybersecurity goals
        • Ensure alignment with emerging automotive cybersecurity standards and certification requirements
        • Perform threat assessments for vehicles, related systems and end-to-end
        • functionalities integrated into the automotive product line
        • Design architecture to secure advanced digital offerings in several products
        • Design end-to-end infrastructure security solutions
        • Define and monitor secure development processes
        • Identify new promising cyber security technologies
        • Perform security review of existing system architecture
        • Define KPIs and metrics for security automation tools
        • Contribute to root-cause analysis of security findings

        Requirements:

        • B.Sc. in Computer Science / Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering / Software Engineering
        • Minimum 5 years of related work experience
        • Experience in C/C++SW development
        • Experience in System / SW / HW embedded architecture
        • Extensive knowledge of current and emerging security technologies
        • Ability to see the big picture, multitask, and work with a high level of precision
        • Knowledge of SW and HW security mitigation techniques and mechanisms
        • Familiar with embedded hypervisors (e.g. Integrity ,QNX) and OS (e.g. Linux, Android)
        • Ability to effectively convey complex technical concepts to audiences of various technology backgrounds
        • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Hebrew
        • Experience in formal security development/compliance (e.g. Common Criteria, CMMI) – advantage
        • Experience with embedded development – advantage
        • Experience in automotive electronics - advantage
        • Experience in embedded pen testing - advantage

        Location: Ramla, IL

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    • V&V & Automation :

      • Senior Validation Engineer :

        Description:

        An integral part of GuardKnox’s development process is the extensive verification and validation of its products. In order to be integrated into the automotive system, a high degree of reliability is required, and compliance with automotive quality and safety standards.

        In order to test and verify GuardKnox products, an advanced testing environment and concepts are required.

        The validation engineer shall be responsible for defining and developing the test strategy, execution of the tests products through it and producing relevant reports and evidence.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Analyzing complex embedded systems and understanding their architecture
        • Great system views along with mastering the lowest level of details understanding
        • Take part in architecture and system requirements definitions
        • Define test strategy and release pass fail criteria
        • Verification of Functional and non-functional requirements
        • Working with internal development teams, project management and customers
        • Formal testing in compliance with automotive quality, safety and cybersecurity standards
        • Working on a tight schedule to meet release milestones

        Requirements:

        • Relevant technical degree (computer science or electrical engineering) – must
        • >5 years of experience working with embedded systems – must
        • Knowledge in Networking – must
        • Fast learner with excellent analysis skills – must
        • Technical leadership experience - must
        • Experience with testing according to formal quality standards (V-Model) - advantage
        • Experience with formal cybersecurity methodology and design – preferred
        • Familiarity with cryptography – preferred
        • Experience with safety-critical systems – preferred

        Location: Ramla, IL

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    • IT :

      • System Administrator :

        Description:

        An integral part of GuardKnox product development, is the organization IT systems. These systems support all development, management, tracking, monitoring, testing and automation activities required for GuardKnox. The System Administrator will report directly to the IT Manager and will be responsible for keeping all IT systems properly working, secure and on further development of the IT infrastructure.

        Responsibilities Include:

        1.    Maintaining and configuring the enterprise IT systems

        2.    Designing and modifying new/existing systems to fit evolving organization needs

        3.    Managing access control, and overall organization cyber security posture

        4.    Designing and implementing automated system for process improvements

        5.    Working with the latest and most advanced tools on the market

        6.    Maintaining compliance to standards and company policies

        7 .Work is performed at GuardKnox office

        Requirements:

        1.    At least 3 years of experience as System Administrator - A must

        2.    Hands-on experience and track record with Microsoft infrastructure and Active Directory– A must

        3.    Experience with virtualized infrastructure – A must

        4.    Hands-on experience and track record with Linux infrastructure – preferred

        5.    Experience with Jira and Confluence - preferred

        6.    Experience working with according to standards (ISO 27001, TISAX, etc.) – preferred

        7.    High-Level of Service, Support & Communication skills

        Location: Ramla, IL

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    • DevOps :

      • Team Leader DevOps Engineer :

        Description:

        You will lead a dedicated and highly motivated DevOps team responsible for maintaining our infrastructure and putting in place mechanisms for fast quality deployment.

        This is a hands-on DevOps Team Leader role, and your day-to-day will be about 60% hands-on work and 40% people management.

        Responsibilities Include:

        • Lead by example the DevOps team to excellence and achieve state-of-the-art containerized CI/CD infrastructure
        • Create work plans according to company needs. Monitor execution using agile best practices.
        • Coordinate the evaluation, standardization and deployment of CI/CD tools across the SW and HW organization according internal procedures and KPIs.
        • Build continuous integration / continuous development pipeline.
        • Implement KPIs dashboard/interface to BI system to present R&D metrics and trends according to company KPIs.
        • Strive for continuous improvement in SW tools, methods, processes, CI/CD and automation environment.
        • Produce and manage periodic reporting of R&D projects progress.


        Requirements:

        • 2 years of management experience - Must
        • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - Must
        • At least 5 years experience as DevOps engineer in the high-tech industry – Must
        • Awareness of critical concepts in DevOps and Agile principles – Must
        • Expert knowledge in CI/CD tools such as Git, Jenkins, Artifactory – Must
        • Excellent troubleshooting abilities – Must
        • Expert knowledge with IaC tools such as Terraform and Ansible – Must
        • Experienced with DevOps security strategies - Must
        • Experience with embedded systems development environments – Advantage
        • Relevant technical degree (computer science or electrical engineering) – Advantage
        • Strong technical skills with a proactive (“Can do”) approach in a fast-paced environment

        Location: Ramla, IL

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