Sr. Systems Security Engineer

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.
Position Summary
Responsible for participating in the development of new products. Assists with finding security solutions to product development problems of limited scope. Participates in security system level design documentation and requirements specification. Develops working relationships internally/externally.
Main Responsibilities
+ Synthesizes information gathered from a cross-functional team, identifies and negotiates security solutions based on technical and regulatory constraints, and defines/authors the behavioral requirements and design of the system.
+ Stay abreast of cybersecurity threats and trends and bring that knowledge into the development process.
+ Assesses the cyber-security risks of the new products and features, and identifies potential interactions with existing ones.
+ Guide development on cybersecurity maintenance process of various products.
+ Assign implementation of requirements to specific development teams and determine how systems will be architected and implemented. Provides guidance and leadership to development teams as appropriate.
+ Works in close collaboration with software and hardware developers to ensure cybersecurity requirements are fully understood and correctly implemented.
+ Performs technical planning, analyzes system integration issues, and generates system requirements, software requirements and interface specifications.
+ Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments. Proposes and plans for improvements to processes within regulatory constraints.
+ Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.
+ Performs other related duties and responsibilities, on occasion, as assigned.
+ Degree in Software Engineering with a focus on cybersecurity
+ Minimum of 4 years of relevant, progressively more responsible work experience on software intensive systems.
+ CISSP or other relevant security certifications is a plus.
+ Demonstrated ability to apply an expert understanding of cybersecurity solutions to product development.
+ Medical device industry experience preferred.
+ Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
+ Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.
+ Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.
+ Ability to travel approximately 10%, including internationally.
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

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