Job Description :
Position : Cyber Security Engineer
Location: St. Paul, MN

Position Summary:

We are recruiting for a Software Engineer- Cybersecurity to join our team. In this technical role, you will be a critical contributor in the development and deployment of software solutions to support our development programs and building compelling products within Abbott’s Electrophysiology Division. Under the guidance and direction of an experienced engineer, you will perform cybersecurity work within our R&D division by improving software, testing, tools, and processes and preventing security threats to medical products and systems. Additionally, you will participate in all phases of the software lifecycle, including concept development, requirements, design, implementation, and testing.


Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Computer Systems, Systems, or Software), Computer Science, or related discipline
1-3 years of cybersecurity engineering, software engineering design and development, or systems administration experience
Experience in assessing and remediating cybersecurity vulnerabilities
Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with C++, Python, Perl, or Shell
Experience with OpenSSL, TLS mutual authentication, digital signatures, certificate management
Previous experience working in a regulated industry such as automotive, aerospace, healthcare, or defense
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to communicate to all levels of the organization

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Engineering (Computer, Electrical, Computer Systems, or Software), Computer Science, or related discipline
Experience in Linux system administration on RHEL or similar distributions
Well versed in FDA Cybersecurity Guidance, GDPR, and NIST
Familiar with DISA STIG assessment and implementation for Linux and/or Windows systems
Knowledge of secure programming practices
Experience in threat modelling, cybersecurity risk assessment, or Off The Shelf Software (OTS) assessment
Cybersecurity certification such as CISSP, CSSLP, or similar
Knowledge of 62304 and other standards applicable to Class II and Class III medical devices

Primary Responsibilities:

Optimize product/system security by creating and reviewing software architecture and detailed design solutions that reflect best practices.
Identify and implement software improvements needed to effectively protect against and respond to known and emerging cybersecurity threats.
Perform or support security testing such as penetration tests, fuzz testing, and internal/external audits. Coordinate remediation as necessary.
Work with Software Development, Systems Engineering, Product Security, and other stakeholders to develop cybersecurity controls.
As a team member, contribute significantly to completion of various project activities, from definition, identifying software functional requirements, implementation, code reviews, and final release according to medical device development processes.