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Principal Cyber Security Architect (Fully Remote Available) Job

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Remote in Country
Onsite Location(s): 

Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Additional Location(s): US-MN-Arden Hills; US-CA-Los Angeles; US-CA-San Francisco; US-CO-Denver; US-CT-Hartford; US-FL-Miami; US-GA-Atlanta; US-MA-Marlborough; US-MD-Baltimore; US-NC-Raleigh/Durham; US-NJ-Central; US-NJ-Northern; US-NJ-Southern; US-NY-New York City; US-NY-Rochester/Pittsford; US-OH-Cincinnati; US-PA-Philadelphia; US-TX-Dallas; US-TX-Houston; US-UT-Salt Lake City; US-WA-Seattle

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role

Boston Scientific is seeking a Senior Cloud Security Architect within the Cybersecurity Architecture and Engineering group under the CISO organization. The primary responsibility in the role is to enable security-by-design approaches with modelling, designing, creating, and maintaining solutions and services within BSC’s IT maintained infrastructure and public cloud infrastructures.  Identifies innovative adoption of systems and services to provide a competitive advantage for BSC. Including provide architectural vision and direction for business processes and technologies across multiple functions within the IT organization.
The Cybersecurity Architect accomplishes these responsibilities through a combination of practicing open contribution, collaboration, coaching and integrating Cybersecurity Champions, IT stakeholders, and business application owners.  As a technical leader, the architect also mentors’ operations teams, analysts, engineers, and builds and configures systems that limits potential threats, exploits, attacks, and intrusions. 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop digital and technology teams in architecting applications and infrastructure solutions in Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure
  • Drive strategic architecture improvements throughout the organization and create secure patterns to simplify secure application migrations to cloud environments
  • Provide the enterprise-level technical direction in alignment with our strategic cloud roadmap
  • Work in collaboration with multi-functional team to assist with our cloud transformation goals of increased business agility, elastic scalability, enhanced security, and reduction in our support for on-premise commodity solutions
  • Recommend controls in cloud environments that meet compliance requirements (PCI, HIPAA, SOX)
  • Assist technology and security teams evaluate new services, technologies, and solutions
  • Collaborate with business and technology teams to identify cloud solutions and overcome cloud migration challenges ·        
  • Oversee security of hosted services and applications including security requirements and architecture, risk analysis, and periodic change reviews 
  • Work closely with engineering to help report issues and lead project deliverables and provide status and progress reports 
  • Provide expert advice as a Cloud Security Architect for the organization level initiatives for cloud and digital transformation


What we're looking for: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Security or related field preferred 
  • 8+ years of work experience in technology engineering, architecture, and design
  • 4+ years of work experience in cloud architecture and design
  • Strong understanding of cloud and cloud-native technology with specific understanding of how security risks manifest in these environments
  • Strong analytical skills for interpreting business requirements and translating them into technical specifications 
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to write cloud security documentation, standards, and guidelines 
  • Knowledge of common cryptographic controls and patterns
  • Knowledge of common continuous integration and continuous deployment patterns and security configuration management
  • Familiarity with security solutions such as Twistlock and Aqua Security, as well as tool such as Docker, Kubernetes and AWS CloudTrail.
  • Familiarity with cloud data platforms (Atlas, Snowflake, etc.)
  • Experienced in cloud networking architecture and cloud operations, with cloud access security broker (CASB)
  • Hands-on experience with some of the following technology:
  • Cloud native security tools (GCP Security Command Center, Azure Security Center, AWS Guard Duty)
  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • Industry relevant certifications or trainings (AWS or Azure Security Certificate)
  • Previous Experience with Cloud Security Posture Management Tools
  • Certifications preferred but not required CISSP or CCSP 




Requisition ID: 529516


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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