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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Product Security Engineer in Drachten, Netherlands

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Within the R&D department at BD Kiestra in Drachten, the Software Engineering department is responsible to develop and verify software designs. Within the Software Engineering department, four teams of functional expertise exist:

  • CommonDesign

  • ApplicationDesign

  • IT andFront EndDesign

  • SWVerification

The Product security engineer is part of the IT and Front End team. His/her key purpose is to assist the engineers of the whole department in implementing and maintaing the product security framework supporting existing and future medical instrumentation and software.

The Product security Engineer works in closed collaboration with the Product Security Office.



Duties and responsibilities

  • Implement system and network hardening measures on new and current medical instruments.

  • Lead all third-party patch management activities from verification to deployment to the Service organization.

  • Assist product development teams with implementing software security solutions in accordance with industry accepted standards for medical device security including: secure coding standards, encryption, recovery, authentication, audit logging, hardening measures, patch management, vulnerability monitoring, and antivirus/antimalware.

  • Assist in security risk assessments, hazard analysis, and vulnerability remediation guidance.

  • Interface with other technical departments such as Penetration Testing Team, Systems, Hardware Engineering, Quality, and Service.

  • Assure adherence to BDDS development policies and software quality procedures.

Education and experience

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field

  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in cyber security

  • Candidate for or certification in InfoSec Security are a plus, e.g., CISSP, CSSL

Knowledge and skills

  • Network protocols and secure network design

  • Operating system internals and implementing system hardening (e.g. on Windows 10, Windows Server 2016).

  • PowerShell scripting

  • Security compliance and vulnerability scanning tools such as Tenable/Nessus

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

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

  • Willingness to learn and explore

Nice to have:

  • Coding experience in modern programming languages

  • Experience with static code analysis tools

Primary Work Location

NLD Drachten - Marconilaan

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.