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Medtronic Principal Product Security Engineer in Northridge, California

Principal Product Security Engineer


Northridge, California, United States

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Post Date:

Jun 24, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

Medtronic leads the health care industry to provide solutions that benefit the daily lives of people across the globe. Our organization contributes directly to this mission through our rich software system, which includes Mobile applications combined with scaled infrastructure and advanced analytics. Become part of our team and you will be challenged to build these amazing software products, and in the process, make a real difference.

A Day in the Life

As a Principal Product Security Engineer you will be asked to deploy and monitor the next generation of our connected products. Our product suite spans from medical devices that a patient wears, to mobile apps, up to our back-end servers so this is a challenging task, and one that requires very critical thinking to ensure the system performs well.

The best candidates will be critical thinkers who solve problems efficiently, pragmatically and continually seek information from all sources. Strong relationship skills are a must, as is excellent verbal and written communication.

This is a unique opportunity to apply your best technical innovation, problem solving and leadership skills to improving how people live their lives every day.

Responsibilities may include the following, and other duties may be assigned:

  • Work with Software Architects to build and design the next generation cybersecurity infrastructure for mobile apps

  • Conduct penetration tests and risk assessments for mobile applications

  • Engage in technical problem solving across multiple technologies, helping build secure applications

  • Identify security vulnerabilities in the Bluetooth low energy stack.

  • Lead security initiatives and serve as a point of contact.

  • Conduct risk assessments to prioritize threats and compare mitigation strategies

  • Review risks and work on creating mitigations

  • Integrate security in the SDLC process as teams go through sprints.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience leading security infrastructure discussions in the mobile app space

  • Strong background in Bluetooth low energy communication

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience in one of the following programming languages: Java, Objective-C, Swift or Kotlin

Nice to Have

  • Experience coordinating with remote teams

  • Experience working in a regulated industry

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.