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Product Security Engineer - Ireland

Posted on Jan 4, 2023 by E-Frontiers

Limerick, Ireland
Immediate Start
€70k - €70k Annual

About the role

Security is the key component across all products we develop, and we must continually ensure the security mindset culture and philosophy is integrated into all security practices within our development processes. Ensuring security and privacy for our customers, clients and their patients is a key mantra in all our work. We achieve this by making everyone accountable for security and strive to continually enhance and improve our Security mindset culture. We require and encourage collaboration between teams and management and the right candidate should be a positive, forward-looking individual. They must be self-directed requiring minimal daily direction, collaborates often and effectively with project team members, presents a positive and professional demeanour with customers, and excels at solving difficult problems.

This role provides the scope to lead and enhance security for our next generation of products, while ensuring the current products are kept secure, to deal with the constant changes in the threat landscape. Day to day primary responsibilities includes leadership in enhancing security tools and processes, relationship management, and providing guidance to the team to deliver quality and secure application and our clients. Relationship building, influencing change, and finding opportunities to collaborate are key. These requirements can be achieved by leveraging and creating alignment with the extended team, suppliers/partners and with the larger organization of resources and experts.

The candidate will need to possess software development skills specifically related to implementation of security requirements and secure coding standards, eg, NIST SP 800-53, OWASP, and MS Secure Coding Standards. The candidate shall be able to evaluate product designs and provide solutions to remediate security vulnerabilities through product security risk assessments, vulnerability scans, and static and dynamic code analysis tools. In addition to defining security requirement for new product development, the role requires support teams in the remediating vulnerabilities with existing products.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Educate engineering teams to understand security requirements and find practical solutions on how to implement into new and existing products

  • Support teams in implementing secure software solutions by ensuring architecture is in accordance with industry accepted standards for medical device security including encryption, disaster recovery, authentication, audit logging, hardening measures, patch management, and vulnerability monitoring.

  • Assist in product security risk assessments, hazard analysis, and provide vulnerability remediation guidance and mentoring to product development software engineers both on and off-site.

  • Assist in technical design reviews and code inspections. Provide clear, actionable feedback for project team members

  • Develop and ensure software engineering procedures are aligned with product security requirements

  • Provide training and support for actioning vulnerability scans and static code analysis results

  • Supporting the Product Security Documentation process including:

  • Providing standardized Product Security documentation

  • Using document management platforms (SAP, DocuSign, SharePoint)

  • Organize and support the document review and approval process

  • Ensure that deliverables are delivered punctually and to the required level of quality

  • Participate in product security incident response teams

  • Interface and oversee product security aspects of technical departments such as Penetration Testing Team, Systems, Hardware Engineering, Quality, and technical services

  • Demonstrate proper secure coding practices driving standards within the software engineering organization

  • Collaborate with other resources to ensure effective design and implementation goals.

  • Assure adherence to development policies and software quality procedures

About you

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, other related engineering field or equivalent work experience required

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in IT-Security architecture, secure software development, systems & architecture concepts, and designs

  • Working experience with various encryption algorithms and PKI solutions

  • Understanding of security issues and solutions for Embedded devices

  • Experience with Dynamic and static code analysis tools

  • Good understanding of networking and related security aspects and common attacks

  • Demonstrated understanding of developing in a regulated environment and adhering to a quality management system

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills are essential

  • Demonstrated positive work ethic with a strong commitment to achieving project goals

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office products and tools

In addition to the above skills, the following skill set would be advantageous but not essential:

  • Experience with Embedded devices and IOT especially in the IT-Security domain

  • Experience with Security tools and distributions (Parrot OS, Nessus, NMAP)

  • Understanding of Wi-Fi security

  • Knowledge of Completing a track Trace and plan using a Security Requirements Traceability Matrix (SRTM) or similar tool with the goal of tracking

  • Security Requirements

  • Source of Requirement

  • Requirement Objective

  • Verification Method

  • Experience working in a regulated (FDA, MDR) environment with medical instrumentation is a plus

  • Work experience in network security along networking fundamentals (IP protocol, Firewalls etc.) strongly desired

  • Recognized Security certifications (CISSP, CEH, CSSLP etc.)

Reference: 1844056680


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