Principal Software Engineer - Cybersecurity

| San Diego, CA
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Security needs to be "baked in" to a system architecture, you know how to do it. What if you could use your Cyber and analytical skills to create, deploy and monitor security for medical devices for patients living with Diabetes? We're looking for an engineer who can wants to be on the frontlines of this emerging specialty.

Be a technical leader within a team responsible for solutions for Medtronic's medical devices. Identify and implement ways to harden systems and reduce their attack surface.

Interact with external and internal cybersecurity researchers to identify and remediate vulnerabilities within products and systems.

Work directly with R&D teams to ensure all relevant security risks are identified, evaluated, and appropriate and well-balanced solutions are implemented.

Develop project security management for regulatory bodies to comply with standards/guidance documents.

Lead the work to communicate cybersecurity technology to customers, regulatory bodies, and other stakeholders.
A Day in the Life
  • Direct product and device cybersecurity activities ranging from incident response to vulnerability assessments to mitigation implementation.
  • Develop and perform product-level intrusion detection activities.
  • Maintain a high level of technical knowledge on security.
  • Champion consistent implementation of the Security Development Lifecycle across projects
  • Guide product risk assessments with product R&D teams to develop and recommend specific security controls for product/system wide security needs.
  • Participate in the creation and testing of product security-related requirements and processes.
  • Evaluate and test security risks across the entire development lifecycle, including market-released product.
  • Manage security-related deliverables for regulatory bodies, ensuring compliance with key standards / guidance documents.
  • Contribute to Medtronic's understanding of current industry best practices and how they can be applied to the Diabetes Products.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned:
  • Determines systems software design requirements.
  • Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to increase efficiency.
  • Generates systems software engineering policies, standards and procedures.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or sciences.
  • 7+ years of related experience with BS Degree in engineering or sciences
  • 5+ years of related experience with MS Degree in engineering or sciences
Nice to Have
  • Experience as an analyst, engineer, developer, or architect with core cybersecurity responsibility and knowledge in two or more of the following areas:
    • Medical devices and systems
    • IoT (embedded) devices and systems
    • Cloud systems architecture and security
    • Mobile device application architecture and security
    • Risk assessments and cybersecurity regulatory requirements
  • Programming skills in one or more of the following: C, C++, Java, Swift, Objective C, Kotlin.
  • OS systems-level experience within of the following: Android, iOS
  • CISSP Certification
  • Security incident management experience
  • PKI Key management
  • Token based authentication systems
  • Medical device technology
  • Understanding of information security practices, risk management processes, cybersecurity principles, and incident response methodologies
  • Ability to develop and grow productive, trusting, and open relationships with a wide variety of constituencies
  • Leadership and collaboration skills with ability to communicate complexity in a clear manner with internal and external stakeholders
About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
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