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Date: Dec 31, 2020

Location: Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the role:
Boston Scientific is seeking a Principal Product Cybersecurity Engineer whose primary responsibility is to ensure the safety and security of the Neuromodulation products, applications and supporting infrastructure, as well as compliance to the Quality Systems and Processes. The candidate will oversee product cybersecurity activities, in accordance with the strategy, to make cybersecurity an integral component of our Neuromodulation business.


The ideal candidate will have a  combination of both business and technical skills in order to:  

  • Successfully design and manage the functional and technical aspects of the plan
  • Work across R&D departments and drive security-by-design architectural decisions


Your responsibilities include:

  • Participate and direct cybersecurity operations for pre and post market cybersecurity activities; 
    • Work with R&D project teams to define and deliver secure-by-design products
    • Participate in and review product security risk analysis and threat modelling activities.
    • Identify applicable software and tools that can be used to support related activities such as vulnerability analysis and monitoring and integration of the tools into the quality process.
    • Coordinate internal and external Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure reports of divisional products.
    • Oversee cybersecurity reviews of new/sustaining products, providing inputs/technical expertise to eliminate and/or mitigate cybersecurity risks.
  • Coordinate threat intelligence and management activities, secure code reviews, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, 3rd party risk and customer cybersecurity contract reviews. 
  • Work closely with Global Product Cybersecurity team to ensure alignment with global cybersecurity initiatives and policies.
  • Organize and report on divisional product inventory, generation and maintenance of product security whitepapers, MDS2’s (Manufacturer Disclosure Statement for Medical Device Security), and other external or internal controlled cybersecurity documents.  
  • Provide periodic product cybersecurity updates and communication to senior leadership. 
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with company policies and procedures


Freedom to Act - Guidance Given/Assignments Received; Policy Involvement  

  • Acts independently, as guided by very broad company policies and objectives.
  • Must be able to dive deep technically on cybersecurity domains, customer needs, and influence "change of ways".
  • Participates in initiatives to develop and establish cybersecurity policies.


What we’re looking for:


  • Bachelor of Science required, Masters preferred. 
  • 5+ years software engineering experience. 
  • 5+ years in cybersecurity leadership role
  • Strong general knowledge in:
    • Software Development/DevOps
    • Cloud computing
    • Embedded computing
  • Experience developing secure products from concept to commercialization
  • Experience across various OS platforms such as Windows, MacOS, Linux, and Mobile (iOS, Android)



About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Requisition ID: 470966


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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