Software Engineer/ Cybersecurity Analyst

in Irving, TX

Software Engineer/ Cybersecurity Analyst Job

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  • Job Location

    Irving, TX, US

  • Job Category

    Research & Development

  • Job Type

    Full time

  • Travel


  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

PLEASE NOTE: This is not an active open requisition. We are building a candidate slate for a future opening.


The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.


The Product Security Engineer will serve as a Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) for our Cloud-Based software applications.  They will work closely with product development in the design, implementation, and maintenance of secure software applications in the AlinIQ portfolio of cutting-edge medical and non-medical software applications. For on-market product, the Product Security Engineer will evaluate incoming cybersecurity signals, assess the impact to on-market products and provide responses and documentation updates in compliance with our security policies and standards.  For new products and software updates, they will be participate in the design and development activities with focus on cybersecurity – threat modeling, secure design, implementation, and documentation.

Key performance indicators for this role include assessing and maintaining compliance to security policies and standards, timely provisioning of product security assessments, and support for auditing of our secure product lifecycle for the AlinIQ portfolio of products. The role requires the ability to work in an environment that is fast paced, to work independently, and to apply the latest security design and tooling strategies available.

  • Responsible for ensuring products are safe, secure, and are compliant with division, corporate, and industry regulation and meet customer and patient security expectations.
  • Works within an agile, collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce compliant and secure products. 
  • Identifies cybersecurity risks, vulnerabilities, and assists in concepting and delivering mitigating functionalities.
  • Perform vulnerability assessments - analyze impact of vulnerabilities on software and develop/implement mitigations
  • Perform threat analysis/modeling, gap analysis, and security for on-market and in-development products
  • Owns the product cybersecurity deliverables and process compliance. Capable of following and cybersecurity processes, methods, techniques, and tools and assuring their consistent application.
  • Stay abreast of changes in the business and product environment as well as the evolving regulatory and threat landscape
  • Supporting SOC 2 and other certifications as application SME for explaining the designing and implementation of security controls
  • Ability to articulate technical discussions to a variety of internal, external, and customer stakeholder groups
  • Participates in establishing technology-specific vision and strategy and processes
  • Participates in the development of Abbott Security policies as applicable to area of expertise


Minimum Qualifications:

BA/BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, MIS, Telecommunications or related field.

4 – 8 years IT experience with Fortune 500 company; 5+ years of experience in secure product development lifecycle engineering strongly desired

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous work experience in a product cybersecurity role is preferred

Strong understanding of product cybersecurity and the relationship between threat, vulnerability, and potential customer risk.

Azure Certifications preferred, minimally has a strong history working with cloud hosted applications.

Hands-on security experience with various technologies , such as Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform

Experience in Object-Oriented Design and Development in Java or Javascript

Understanding of industry standards such as HITRUST, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, FedRAMP, RMF, IMDRF, TIR-57 Principles for medical device security risk management, etc.

Experience with secure configuration/hardening of systems

ISC2 CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional, or CCNA Cyber Ops is desirable

Certifications such as CISA, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, CPP, CFE or SANS are preferred

Experience in cryptographic standards and methods and detailed knowledge of cryptographic key management preferred

Experience in Atlassian suite – JIRA, Bitbucket and Confluence preferred


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance 

Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans 

Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

Paid time off 

401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:  

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $71,300.00 – $142,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

Job Skills

  • product cybersecurity
  • Cybersecurity
  • CISA
  • it
  • Security
  • Engineering
  • CISM
  • Confluence
  • Agile
  • Security Controls
  • Automation
  • Cloud Security
  • Software Applications
  • Informatics
  • Computer Science
  • Object-oriented Design and Development
  • Product Security
  • Jira
  • Threat Modeling
  • financial security
  • SOC 2
  • Java
  • Threat Analysis
  • Security Risk Management
  • NIST
  • healthcare
  • CCNA
  • object-oriented design
  • Applications
  • Hosted Applications
  • CCSP


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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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