Lead Medical Products Engineer, Cybersecurity

Battelle Memorial Institute   •  

Columbus, OH

Industry: Software


11 - 15 years

Posted 267 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Description

Working as a part of a team, this position:

  • Contributes to the cybersecurity design aspects of medical device product development projects which includes evaluating and recommending changes to product design to mitigate potential cybersecurity risk.
  • Supports project execution by interfacing with our client’s product focused team and Battelle’s assigned project execution team.
  • Supports business development opportunities with existing and new clients by interfacing with product security department leaders to plan and scope projects or consulting services to meet their needs.
  • Supports the preparation, and/or presentation of proposals, work products, and project deliverables to our clients.
  • Participates in conferences, workshops, and panels to support Battelle’s marketing efforts.


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent technical degree and 10 - 15 years applicable experience, OR
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent technical degree and 8 - 10 years applicable experience, OR
  • PhD in computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent technical degree and 5 - 8 years of applicable experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience related to embedded or application software for medical devices
  • Strong understanding of embedded system functional components (Bootloader, chain of trust, operating systems) and knowledgeable of their different levels of functionality
  • Strong understanding of standard communication protocols (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, BLE), and can speak to the high-level security challenges associated with each
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity for embedded systems, with an understanding of the cybersecurity issues and common solutions for the different layers of embedded and connected systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, organized, and a problem solver who works well both alone and with a team

Desired Experience

  • Background in programming/security research
  • Experience in Defense Programming and Defensive Design techniques
  • Experience with various security tools for auditing security of a system (IDA, Nessus, Wireshark, Kali, Fuzzers, etc.)
  • Experience in task management, planning and leading activities