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Medtronic Principal Product Security Engineer in Boulder, Colorado

Principal Product Security Engineer


Boulder, Colorado, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Jun 11, 2021

Careers That Change Lives

Help streamline and speed our time to market and build quality in at every step. You will be a member of the new product

development team that supports the design and development of innovative, new products within the Surgical Innovations

business. You can apply advanced technical concepts to complex problems from concept generation through early phase

development.Impact patient outcomes.

Come for a job, stay for a career.

MITG The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free

recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions

SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products

and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic

region, and the head and neck.

A Day in the Life

Be on the frontlines of the emerging area of medical device cybersecurity as an integral member of the RD team

responsible for leading, executing, deploying, and monitoring cybersecurity and information security solutions for

Medtronics Surgical Innovations medical devices. Be a technical lead and represent Surgical Innovations in the

Medtronic technical security community. Work directly with RD teams to ensure all relevant security risks are identified

and evaluated, and appropriate and well-balanced solutions are implemented. Develop project security management

deliverables to comply with standards / guidance documents, and successfully communicate cybersecurity technology to

customers, regulatory bodies, and other stakeholders.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform product and device-oriented cybersecurity-related activities ranging from incident response to vulnerability

  • assessments to mitigation implementation.

  • Lead product risk assessments in conjunction with product RD teams and 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 security risks on programs across the entire development lifecycle, including market-released product.

  • Ownership of security-related deliverables for regulatory bodies, ensuring compliance with key standards / guidance

  • documents, and represent SI to those regulatory bodies

  • Contribute to Medtronics understanding of current industry best practices and how they can be applied to SI Products.

  • Work under minimal consultative direction toward long range program goals and objectives.

  • Develops advanced technical ideas and guides their development into final product.

  • Maintain a high level of technical knowledge on security.

  • Champion consistent implementation of the Security Development Lifecycle across projects

  • Champion consistent implementation of the Quality System across projects

  • Own relationships and contracts with external vendors for security products, consultation, or other services

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

Nice to Have

  • 3+ years in critical Systems Security Engineering related roles or

  • 5+ years of experience with a Masters Degree in a technical/engineering discipline including 3+ years in critical

  • Systems Security Engineering related role

  • Broad experience with information and systems security.

  • Demonstrated leadership, team work skills and project management, including ability to create and track to broader goals

  • and vision.

  • Demonstrated experience with Risk Management and Systems Engineering processes.

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

  • constituencies.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and communicate across organizations and geographies in a crisp manner.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving skills.

  • Proven record of working independently and understanding program goals

  • Experience in Healthcare industry or other heavily regulated industry.

  • In-depth understanding of system development lifecycle methodologies.

  • Design and implementation experience with security for:

  • Embedded software systems

  • Capital equipment in a hospital setting

  • Mobile applications, OS, cloud systems

  • IoT

  • Experience with Clinical IT and Clinical IT Security stakeholders

  • In-depth medical device systems knowledge and experience

  • Prior security design experience in critical industries such as DOD, DOE, NSA

  • Specialized knowledge desired:

  • Ethical hacking (certification preferred)

  • Embedded devices

  • Research and Development

  • Relevant engineering processes and skills Security technologies and approaches

  • Medical device technology

  • Wireless communication 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)

A commitment to our employees lives at the core of our values. We recognize their contributions. They share in the success they help to create. We offer a wide range of benefits, resources, and competitive compensation plans designed to support you at every career and life stage.Learn more about our benefitshere (https://www3.benefitsolver.com/benefits/BenefitSolverView) .

This position is eligible for a short-term incentive plan. Learn more about Annual Salary and Medtronic Incentive Plan (MIP) on Page 6 here .

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.