Eaton Corporation Lead Cybersecurity Engineer in Prague, Czech Republic

Eaton's Innovation Center has an opening for a:

Lead Cybersecurity Engineer

Location: Prague, Roztoky, Czech Republic

The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.

With over 100 employees we are a vibrant engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East, & Africa.

The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will be part of an international team of security experts in driving security initiative in Eaton Electrical product solutions.

This position will work with the Electrical Sector’s Security Working Group to ensure close coordination and compatibility of efforts to drive security strategies in the sector.

Essential Functions:

• Performs Product penetration testing using both automated and manual techniques.

• Designs/performs audits of electrical products to ensure they are operating securely either as a standalone product or in a system environment.

• Works with technical leads in various organizations and overseeing critical aspects of driving verification on their software, firmware and hardware Cybersecurity designs and implementations.

• Assesses assigned products to determine product security status. Designs and recommends security policies and procedures to implement; ensures compliance to policies and procedures.

• Works closely with Eaton Security Compliance team, ICS-CERTs etc. to identify, Test and address threats within Eaton Electrical in a timely manner by providing recommendation to product teams and prepare reports and analysis summary to management.

• Leads the effort to drive compliance with cybersecurity standards and regulations (IEC, BSI etc.) in EMEA and participate in technical working group to help enhance Eaton Cybersecurity requirements

• Responds to more complex queries and request for product security information and reports from both internal and external customers.

• Provides product recommendations of security packages to product teams; Reviews vendor products and makes recommendations as appropriate.

• Ensures that the implementation of Cybersecurity aspects of our products and solutions are sound and that can scale to meet our customers’ need.

• Provides training on Cybersecurity within the Electrical Sector.

• Provides support for product teams adopting Cybersecurity controls in their communicating products.



• Master’s degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant technical field (computer science, electrical engineering, software engineering)

• 5+ years of experience with web application scanning and penetration tools like Nessus, MetaSploit, Qualys, Core Impact and AppScan

• 3+ years of experience with software/firmware development

• Understanding of security software solutions (IPS, Firewall, application firewalls, device security, encryption, etc.)

• Experience with protocol stacks and higher level protocols (e.g., HTTPS,SSL, TLS)

• Experience in applications security and systems security

• Ability to communicate in English


• Working with standards and regulations in Europe

• Secure Software Development Lifecycle experience

• Significant Interest and experience in all aspects of computer and network security. From requirements gathering, designing, development, testing, user experience to operations.

• Experience designing security solutions for distributed systems.

Nice to have:

• Experience using static and/or dynamic code analysis tool is required.

• Malware analysis experience

• Wireless penetration testing

• Mobile applications penetration testing

• Industry certifications such as, CISSP, CSSLP, CCSK desirable

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to explain technical concepts.

What Eaton offers:

• Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

• Unique, challenging projects in a friendly & collaborative team

• Diverse working environment - open and professional atmosphere at all management levels

• Focus on people, learning & development

• On site laboratories, strong ties with Czech universities

• Fantastic opportunities for sport, cultural, family, and outdoor activities

• Flexible working hours

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.