We are hiring

We are growing our team. We are an extremely team-oriented and dynamic company with an accreditation by the Swiss Accreditation Service.

We deliver certification, evaluation and inspection services for personnel, products and management systems. We support companies to train their staff in the functional safety and security standards.

We have an excellent reputation and maintain a high quality of our services. We support renowned clients in Europe and worldwide with top class expertise on functional safety and cyber security.

 

We are looking to strengthen our team in our offices in Fribourg, Switzerland close to the Swiss capital of Bern or in Memmingen close to Munich with passionate safety and security engineers. We are looking for fresh and experienced talents to join us as:

Head of Cybersecurity

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Head of Cybersecurity

to lead and grow our automotive cyber security business in Europe and worldwide from our office in Memmingen/Germany

 

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Part of the CertX Management Team responsible for the Cybersecurity department. Reporting to administratively to the MD of CertX GmbH and functional to CEO of CertX
  • Lead auditor / assessor for evaluating cybersecurity ISA/IEC 62443, and ISO/SAE 21434, UN ECE R155 & R156, following ISO/PAS 5112 or VDA A-CSMS Red Volume guidance.
  • Investigating about testing procedures and related infrastructure for evaluating vehicle / automotive subsystem security.
  • Initiating, guiding, and conducting international research projects for automotive and/or industrial cybersecurity, and related topics

    Educational / Professional Qualifications:

    • Studies in either cyber security, informatics, telecommunications, electrical engineering or similar sciences in with confirmed analytical competencies (Master, PhD or equivalent).
    • 5 years’ experience in automotive CS projects, industrial background is a strong plus.
    • Experience in certification projects (either as auditor or auditee).

    Key Competencies:

    • Ability to unlock business growth with a spirit of entrepreneurship.
    • Creates and maintains customer relationships.
    • Ability to build and lead a team.
    • In depth knowledge and proven experience in industry cybersecurity related standards such as IEC 62443 is mandatory.
    • Knowledge in automotive cyber security standards and regulations such as UN ECE R155, R156 ISO/SAE 21434 is a strong plus.
    • Further expertise in ISO/PAS 5112, CEN/TS 50701, ISO 27K series, ISO 15408/CC, ISO/SAE 24089 and knowledge in functional safety such as IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 1384 is very welcome.
    • Knowledge about cyber security regulatory landscape (incl. EU NIS directive, EU Cybersecurity Act, EU GDPR, EU RED directive)
    • Very dynamic and initiative personality (selfstarter)
    • Excellent communication skills in English and German (both at least C1) is mandatory

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    Senior Assessor for Automotive Functional Safety (Memmingen/D)

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    Senior Assessor for Automotive Functional Safety

    based at our office in Memmingen / Germany to support our clients in demanding automotive functional safety projects in Germany and worldwide.

     

    Key Responsibilities of the Role:

    • To grow the automotive business segment by expanding services and client base.
    • To establish, handle the business relation with new and existing customers, and to generate a pipeline of projects in the automotive domain.
    • To lead and conduct functional safety assessments, audits and certifications for ISO 26262and ISO 21448 as lead assessor together with the nominated team(s) of assessors.
    • To support functional safety assessments, audits and certifications in other domains as assessor.
    • To contribute to standards and developments in functional safety practices and technologies such as ISO 21448 (SOTIF).
    • To coordinate, prepare, and perform functional safety trainings according to prevailing standards and norms.
    • Support functional safety assessments, audits and certifications in other domains, e.g. for IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 13849, IEC 62061, IEC 61496, IEC 62304

    Educational / Professional Qualifications:

    • Studies in either informatics, telecommunications, electrical engineering or similar sciences in with confirmed analytical competencies (Master, PhD or equivalent).
    • 5 years’ experience in relevant industry projects in the automotive functional safety domain.
    • Experience in auditing, certifications and/or assessments of functional safety in applied products related to automotive (as applicant or as assessor/auditor)
    • Certification by a recognized institute as functional safety expert for ISO 26262 or demonstrated work experience.

    Key Competencies:

    • In depth knowledge of the functional safety standard ISO 26262 and ISO 21448 with experience in design and production aspects in products related to functional safety.
    • Experience in auditing, certifications and/or assessments of functional safety in applied products related to automotive (as applicant or as assessor/auditor).
    • Ability to lead and execute several projects simultaneously (project team typically less than 5, duration up to 12-18 months).
    • Ability to unlock business growth with a spirit of entrepreneurship.
    • Building and maintaining customer relationships during and after projects.
    • Excellent communication skills in English and German (min. proficient user – C1), French language skills are a strong plus.
    • Dynamic and self-starting personality with a passion for safety and security.

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    Assessor for Automotive Functional Safety (Memmingen/D)

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    Assessor for Automotive Functional Safety

    based at our office in Memmingen / Germany to support our clients in demanding automotive functional safety projects in Germany and worldwide.

     

    Key Responsibilities of the Role:

    • Conduct functional safety assessments according to ISO 26262 and ISO 21448
    • Keep abreast of new functional safety standards and developments in functional safety practices and technologies such as ISO 21448 (SOTIF) and ISO 21434
    • Support functional safety assessments, audits and certifications in other domains, e.g. for IEC 61508, IEC 61511, ISO 13849, IEC 62061, IEC 61496, IEC 62304
    • Participating and conducting international research projects for autonomous vehicles

    Educational / Professional Qualifications:

    • Studies in either informatics, telecommunications, electrical engineering or similar sciences in with confirmed analytical competencies (Master, PhD or equivalent).
    • 3 years’ experience in relevant industry projects in the automotive functional safety domain.
    • Experience in auditing, certifications and/or assessments of functional safety in applied products related to automotive (as applicant or as assessor/auditor)

    Key Competencies:

    • In depth knowledge of the functional safety standard ISO 2626 and ISO 21448 (SOTIF)
    • Experience in design and production aspects in products related to functional safety.
    • Ability to handle the relationships in a (research)project.
    • Dynamic and self-starting personality.
    • Ready to work in a dynamic start-up environment with a spirit of entrepreneurship.
    • Have a passion for safety and security.
    • Ready to grow with us.
    • Excellent communication skills in English and German (min. proficient user – C1)
    • French language skills are a strong plus.
    • Knowledge in other functional safety and / or cybersecurity standards such as IEC 61508,
      IEC 61511, ISO 13849, IEC 62443, EN 5012x (RAMS) or experience with AI systems is a strong plus.

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    Head of Marketing and Demand Generation

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    Head of Marketing and Demand Generation

    We are looking to strengthen our cybersecurity team in our office in Fribourg, Switzerland, close to Bern, Lausanne and the alps with a passionate marketing export to join us as part of the CertX management team:

    Key Responsibilities of the Role:

    • Be the CertX Management Team member responsible for marketing and demand generation
    • Represent CertX in digital and “classical” marketing channels
    • Build and execute a systematic marketing & communication strategy for CertX
    • Increase the brand awareness of CertX and its services
    • Increase the incoming demand requests (via digital and classical channels)
    • Approach potential clients and identify project opportunities with them
    • Report to and advise the CEO on all Marketing topics

    Educational / Professional Qualifications:

    • Completed studies in marketing or similar field, or equivalent relevant work experience
    • A technical background and/or personal passion for security, informatics, telecommunications, electrical engineering or similar sciences is a big plus
    • Demonstrated successful experience in setting up and executing a marketing strategy in a fast-paced environment (e.g. startups, scale-ups)
    • Min. 3-5 years’ professional experience
    • Proficient English Language skills, add. Skills in German or French are a big plus

    Key Competencies:

    • Ability to unlock business growth with a spirit of entrepreneurship, and a hands-on mentality to getting things done
    • Being a self-starter who is keen to grow, develop and make a mark in our organization, and the broader world of AI
    • Passionate about creating and maintaining customer relationships and driving customer-centricity in the team

    Job Location:

    • Preferably in the HQ in Fribourg close to Berne, optional in our subsidiary in Memmingen (Bavaria)
    • Travel to events and meetings as required (est. 20% of the time)
    • Remote work to a wide extent possible but must connect well with the teams on both sites also by physical presence

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    Automotive Research Engineer (Fribourg/CH)

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    Automotive Research Engineer

    We are looking to strengthen our team in our office in Fribourg, Switzerland in the canton of Fribourg close to the Swiss capital of Bern with a passionate research engineer to join us as:

    Key Responsibilities of the Role:

    • Represent CertX and execute the funded research projects such as AWARD, Orchestra and OPEVA.
    • Support certification and inspections projects according to ISO 26262 under the supervision of the lead assessor
    • Keep abreast of new functional safety standards and developments in functional safety practices and technologies such as ISO 21448 (SOTIF), ISO 21434 and upcoming AI standards.

    Educational / Professional Qualifications:

    • Studies in either informatics, telecommunications, electrical engineering, or similar sciences in with confirmed analytical competencies (Master or equivalent).
    • Post graduate studies or 1-2 years of experience in the functional safety environment is a strong plus.

    Key Competencies:

    • Basic knowledge about functional safety standards such as ISO 26262 and ISO 21448 (SOTIF).
    • Motivation to conduct and run research projects to learn and grow with us.
    • Ability to handle the relationships in a multinational (research)project.
    • Dynamic and self-starting personality.
    • Ready to work in a dynamic start-up environment with a spirit of entrepreneurship.
    • Have a passion for safety and security.
    • Excellent communication skills in English (min. proficient user – C1)
    • French or German language skills are a strong plus.
    • Knowledge in other functional safety and / or cybersecurity standards such as IEC 61508,IEC 61511, ISO 13849, IEC 62443, ISO 21434 or experience with AI systems is a strong plus.

    Job Location:

    • Fribourg / Switzerland
    • Travel to events and meetings as required (est. 10% of the time)
    • Remote work to a wide extent possible but must connect well with the team also by physical presence

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    Freelancers

    We are constantly striving to enlarge our partner network and are looking for certified personnel in the area of functional safety and cybersecurity to work with us on a project specific basis for all domains covered in our scope.
     
    Interested to become part of our network?
     
    Please contact us via the link below or directly write the relevant team member. We are happy to receive your email or call!

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