Cybersecurity Engineer

in Alameda, CA

Cybersecurity Engineer Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

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  • Job Location

    Alameda, CA, US

  • Job Category

    Research & Development

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel

    Yes, 5 % of the Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

We’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.


This Cybersecurity Engineer position can work out in one of the following locations: Alameda (CA), Bend (OR), Chicago (IL), or Orlando (FL).

Cybersecurity Specialist monitors and maintains the security detection for a variety of products in order to minimize risks to the business and consumers. Subject Matter Expert in cybersecurity topics and technologies, ensuring a strong cybersecurity posture for our ADC R&D product software portfolio. Front line employee in preventing and responding cybersecurity incidents in our software or embedded software products.

What You’ll Work On

  • Develop, implement and maintain secure, resilient enterprise-grade cloud processes for one or more software and systems in tandem with architects and system engineers.

  • Work together with development operations and development teams to develop and implement monitoring and security solutions in stand-alone and embedded product software and supporting applications.

  • Secure one or more applications and up to thousands of computing environments across public, private, or hybrid cloud infrastructures.

  • Protect applications in compliance with multiple global privacy, security, business resiliency, and compliance frameworks.

  • Respond and manage breach and incident response activities for product and supporting applications.

  • Actively monitor, assess, recommend, and lead tactical and strategic initiatives based on new and emerging threats posing risks to cloud computing environments.

  • Lead remediation efforts after security assessment findings outline weaknesses requiring attention.

  • Work with a variety of cross-functional teams to ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and policies.

  • Support Audit Readiness during external and internal Audit Activities

  • Ensure compliance with business continuity management policies and processes in accordance with applicable regulatory requirements.

  • Develop and maintain incident response, guidelines, and procedures

  • Determine security violations and inefficiencies by conducting periodic reviews.

  • Implement and maintain security controls.

  • Conduct threat and risk analysis and analyze the business impact of new and existing systems and technologies to eliminate risk, performance, and capacity issues.

  • Keep up to date with the current and security industry best practice guidance.

  • Attend regular project and implementation meetings and serve as the security operations consultant to help guide secure practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field

  • 0-5 years of cybersecurity or IT management system experience with a strong preference for product security experience (consumer-facing apps and services)

  • Hold one or more cybersecurity certifications, including CySA+, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, or additional AWS advanced certifications such as AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, VMware Certified Professional, or have completed necessary cyber coursework.

  • Self-motivated, well-organized, and able to position controls in anticipation of threats.

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $72,700.00 – $145,300.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • hybrid cloud
  • security assessment
  • vmware certified professional
  • security controls
  • security operations
  • aws certified devops engineer
  • cybersecurity
  • it management
  • aws
  • risk analysis
  • embedded software
  • self-motivated
  • cloud computing
  • aws certified cloud practitioner
  • computer science
  • business continuity management
  • product software

Additional Information

Who We Are


Abbott values the leadership skills developed through military service and we have a broad range of functional areas to put your talents to work. Our organization is making a difference in the lives of the people we serve with a diverse offering of healthcare products. We have a strong veteran employee community to help with your transition from the military to the corporate world.

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