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Abbott Senior Software Engineer , Product Cybersecurity in Westford, Massachusetts

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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.


  • 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


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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