Software Engineer - Digital Security, Privacy

  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Healthcare

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  • Contact:

    Victoria Akokhia

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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We are looking for an experienced Digital Security software Engineer to ensure our 'smart' laboratory instruments adhere to the highest security standards. You will be responsible for validating and documenting the security of our devices, ensuring our customers' data is never compromised. You will be working within a tightknit multidisciplinary team following an agile development methodology in a start-up-like environment but with all the resources of the client

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for structuring our new and legacy products to the Life Sciences approaches and templates
  • Working with the global Digital Engineering and Privacy Security teams to ensure compliance
  • Identifying, prioritising and patching any identified security or privacy vulnerabilities
  • Working with the rest of the development team to validate and transfer improvements to manufacture & the field
  • Write quality software, following industry best-practice and working according our quality system

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 5 years+ commercial experience working in C++ or C# & Linux environments
  • In-depth understanding of network stacks and threat vector modelling
  • Experience of embedded software including experience coding for an RTOS / embedded devices

Desired characteristics

  • Demonstrated interest in digital security and networking
  • Familiarity with Agile project management techniques
  • Experience of working in a regulated environment, ideally medical devices
  • Knowledge of Unix-based operating systems