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Abbott Cybersecurity Principal Engineer – Cloud Environment in Westford, Massachusetts

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 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott Vascular provides innovative, minimally invasive and cost-effective products for treatment of vascular disease. Our extensive portfolio includes imaging catheters and software, drug-eluting stents, bare metal stents, guide wires, balloon dilatation catheters, vessel closure devices and peripheral stents.

Our location in Westford, MA currently has an opportunity for a Cybersecurity Principal Engineer – Cloud Environment .


You will work with a cross-functional team of researchers, developers, systems engineers, marketing and product support to enable secure network and cloud connections to Abbott medical devices.

  • Develop requirements to support both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Design secure connectivity architectures that meet requirements.

  • Work with R&D team to develop detailed design and interface specifications.

  • Participate in and support the agile development, enhancements, and modifications to software source code, scripts, and procedures.

  • Write, update, or execute test design, cases, as well as procedures and reports results.

  • Write, update, and maintain requirement and interface specifications.

  • Contribute to and support root-cause analysis of failures.

  • Present at design review; document and resolve issues.

  • Reviews project deliverables such as specifications, code, and test/tool procedures for feasibility, thoroughness, clarity, correctness, and accuracy.

  • Provides work direction and mentors other engineers.

  • Support all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements, company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.



Minimum 10 years:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related engineering field.

  • Deep understanding of cybersecurity in connected environments.

  • Experience in creating requirements for product development

  • Secure Cloud solution development

  • Experience working in software development environments


  • Master’s or PhD Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related engineering field

  • Product management skills

  • Experience in working with hospital IT infrastructure


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: www.abbottbenefits.com (http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx)

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.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com , on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com