Vehicle SOC Lead - Incident Response & Security Operations

HilversumHilversumNorth HollandNetherlandsEuropeOctober 2, 2023

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobilityAt Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility. We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience. Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.We are seeking an experienced and proactive Vehicle SOC Lead for our Automotive Security Operations Center to take charge of the Incident Response and Security Analyst team. As the Vehicle SOC Lead, you will be responsible for leading deep-dive investigations, proactive threat hunting, and educating the team about threat intelligence. Your role will involve collaborating with engineering teams to implement effective mitigation plans and ensuring the containment of incidents. Additionally, you will be instrumental in fostering strong partnerships with both internal and external stakeholders.

The Role:

    • Lead the Incident Response and Security Analyst team for our Automotive Security Operations Center.
    • Lead incident detection, investigation, and timely response for the Automotive Security Operation Center
    • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Incident Response Plans for the Automotive Security Operation Center
    • Conduct tabletop exercises with Automotive SOC stakeholders to enhance security processes and technologies
    • Perform comprehensive incident reviews, document findings, and ensure effective remediation measures are implemented.
    • Collaborate with various teams, including Software, IT Security, Safety, Legal, and others, to strengthen the automotive security posture of the organization
    • Champion the development of a robust DFIR (Digital Forensics and Incident Response) framework for Vehicle Security.
    • Engage in Reverse Engineering, Malware Analysis, and Threat Hunting activities to identify and address potential security threats.
    • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior team members to enhance their skills and capabilities.
    • Work closely with the larger Automotive Cyber Security team to continuously improve security processes and technologies.


    • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field.
    • Minimum of 10-12 years of direct experience in Automotive/Information Security analyst roles.
    • Professional experience in incident detection, response, and reverse engineering.
    • Minimum of 6-8 years of experience in leading SOC environments, performing security incident investigation and response.
    • Extensive experience in performing Threat Hunts and utilizing SIEM Tools (e.g., Splunk, Logrhythm).Experience in establishing SOC from scratch.
    • Familiarity with Jupyter Hub Notebooks or querying unstructured data for analysis.
    • Demonstrated ability to perform data analysis, incident investigations, and root cause analysis using in-house and external platforms.
    • Experience in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Incident Response Plans.
    • Strong understanding of Cybersecurity Frameworks, such as SANs and NIST Cybersecurity frameworks.
    • Proven ability to leverage the Mitre ATT&CK framework for implementing Security Monitoring & Detection controls.
    • Preferred Qualifications:Master of Engineering in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or related field.
    • Proven experience in Digital Forensics and Incident Response.
    • Expertise in Threat Intelligence tools and technologies.
    • Knowledge of Vulnerability Assessment processes and tools is a plus.
    • As the Vehicle SOC Lead in our Automotive Security Operations Center, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the security posture of our organization, ensuring timely incident response, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. If you are a seasoned professional with a passion for automotive security and incident response, we invite you to join our dynamic team and lead our security initiatives to new heights
Lucid maintains your privacy according to its Candidate Privacy Notice. If you are a California resident, please refer to our California Candidate Privacy Notice. At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details. Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team. To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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