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Principal Embedded Security Design Engineer


Northridge, CA 91325
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Principal Embedded Security Design Engineer


Northridge, California, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Aug 25, 2020

**Careers that Change Lives**

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 used daily by patients? Were looking for an engineer who wants to be on the frontlines of this emerging specialty.

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

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

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

Develop security solution that comply with standards/guidance documents established by regulatory bodies.

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.

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 RD teams to develop and recommend specific security controls for product/system wide security needs.

Participate in the creation and testing of product security-related solutions and processes.

Evaluate and verify security risks across the entire development lifecycle, including market-released product.

Manage security-related deliverables for regulatory bodies.

Contribute to Medtronics 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:

Design security solutions for product groups based on the system security architecture

Coordinate with Electrical and Hardware engineering to ensure security requirements are considered and fulfilled in the hardware selection and design.

Coordinate with Software Architect and Developers to ensure the security design is implemented as intended

Coordinate with SW test to ensure the implementation of security design is verified

Coordinate with manufacturing engineering to ensure manufacturing security needs are met

Monitor industry best practices, changes in threat landscape and update the design accordingly

Generates security engineering policies, standards and procedures.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

Bachelors 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 with 2 or more of the following:

oMedical devices and systems

oSecurity of embedded technology

oWireless communication systems knowledge and experience

oEmbedded devices design

oPKI Key management system design

oToken based authentication systems design

Prior security design experience in critical industries such as Medical, Aerospace, Automotive, Defense

Demonstrated very strong analytical problem solving skills

Demonstrated ability to develop and grow productive, trusting and open relationships with a wide variety of constituencies.

Programming skills in one or more of the following: C, C++, Python, Scala.

CISSP Certification

Security incident management experience

PKI Key management

Risk assessments and cybersecurity regulatory requirements

Token based authentication systems

**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. Lets 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)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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