Abbott Lead Cybersecurity Software Engineer in Westford, Massachusetts

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

The Cybersecurity Lead will serve as the primary subject matter expert for cybersecurity of Windows and Linux based medical devices. The successful candidate will bring a culture of security to the software development team including defining requirements, driving the adoption of new tools and processes to solidify security by design and perform security code reviews. Additional responsibilities include contributing to cybersecurity risk assessments, leading the activities defined in cybersecurity maintenance plans and work instructions, improving the security of the existing code bases and implementing new security related features as needed.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field

  • 6+ years experience in medical device software development projects through full lifecycle from design to deployment

  • Thorough understanding of FDA Guidance documents related to medical device software development and cybersecurity

  • Experience developing cybersecurity risk assessments and maintenance plans

  • Experience with Windows and Linux based embedded systems including use of static analysis and fuzz testing tools

  • Excellent C++ and object oriented programming skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrates a proactive approach to getting things done

  • MEDICAL DEVICE INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED.

NO RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com