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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Cybersecurity Engineer in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

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 and Candor between teams and management and you should be a positive, forward-looking individual. 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.

Job Description

We are the makers of possible

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Advancing the world of health™ is our Purpose, and it’s no small feat. It takes the imagination and passion of all of us—from design and engineering to the manufacturing and marketing of our billions of MedTech products per year—to look at the impossible and find transformative solutions that turn dreams into possibilities.

Why join us?

A career at BD means learning and working alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. You will have the opportunity to help shape the trajectory of BD while leaving a legacy at the same time.

To find purpose in the possibilities, we need people who can see the bigger picture, who understand the human story that underpins everything we do. We welcome people with the imagination and drive to help us reinvent the future of health. At BD, you’ll discover a culture in which you can learn, grow and thrive. And find satisfaction in doing your part to make the world a better place.

Become a maker of possible with us!

About the role

Day to day primary responsibilities include leadership in enhancing security tools and processes, relationship management, providing guidance to the team to deliver quality and secure application and our clients. Relationship building, influencing change, and creating synergies are key. These requirements can be achieved by demonstrating and creating alignment with the extended team within BD, suppliers/partners and with the larger BD organization of resources and experts.

You will participate in a full medical software development life cycle and adhere to a well-defined quality management system and Product Security Development Framework.

To be successful, you will need skills related to implementation of security requirements and secure coding standards, e.g., NIST SP 800-53, OWASP, and MS Secure Coding Standards. Ability 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 you to support teams in the remediating vulnerabilities with existing products.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Risk Assessments: Conducting comprehensive risk assessments to identify vulnerabilities and potential security threats to our medical devices and associated systems.

  • Security Collaboration: Collaborating closely with software development teams to integrate security standard processes throughout the development lifecycle. This involves participating in design reviews, code analysis, and threat modeling exercises.

  • Security Tooling: Support the implementation and management of various security tools and technologies to enhance the security posture of our medical devices. This includes software composition analysis (SCA), static application security testing (SAST), code signing, encryption mechanisms, and vulnerability scanners.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensuring compliance with relevant cybersecurity regulations and standards, such as GDPR, FDA guidelines, HIPAA, and IEC 81001-5-1.

  • Technical Documentation: Create and maintain security related documentation for new and existing projects.

  • Security Awareness: Contributing to security awareness programs to educate employees about cybersecurity standard processes and raise awareness of potential risks.

  • Vulnerability Assessment and Remediation: Regularly assess and identify vulnerabilities in our products, and work with teams to address them promptly.

About you:

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

  • 2+ years’ experience working in a relevant area.

  • Solid understanding of cybersecurity principles and standard processes.

  • Familiarity with risk assessment methodologies and tools.

  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle and secure coding practices.

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-functional teams.

  • Relevant certifications such as CompTIA Security+ are a plus.

Click on apply if this sounds like you!

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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