Product Security Researcher/Tester

Job Description

What You Will Be A Part Of:

The Product Security Researcher/Tester has global responsibility for the security associated with the company’s Product Security program. He/she will own the overarching research, testing and validation of a product platforms, education, and integration of solutions with the overarching CIS program, including policy, security awareness & education, application and vulnerability assessments, technological security controls, and threat modeling. The solutioning activities must support relevant Thermo Fisher products (such as consumables, instruments, devices, equipment, and other electronic and/or connected devices, sometimes referred to as Internet of Things (IoT)).

What You Will Do:

  • Work closely with key product development leaders to ensure security is incorporated in all customer-facing product offerings.
  • Support efforts to inject security into all levels of the product development process.
  • Work directly with product development stakeholders to maintain and improve product and application security processes.
  • Contribute to maturing process, policy, and standards guidance.
  • Work with business units to identify, capture, escalate, and close security vulnerabilities found in Thermo Fisher products and platforms; Leverage tools to deliver vulnerability information back to the development organization for remediation.
  • Coordinate, participate, in threat modeling for products.
  • Perform testing activities on products to determine vulnerabilities, validate remediation, and reduce overall risk profiles, and document results.
  • Document components and create Bills of Material for projects.
  • Proactively ensure that applicable regulatory mandates are addressed with mitigating or compensating controls.
  • Participate in design reviews, peer reviews, and code reviews.
  • Ensure excellent consistency, documentation, and process across all programs.
  • Coordinate with security risk assessments for new and existing products through the risk assessment team.
  • Collaborate with other departments (e.g., Risk Management, Internal Audit, HR, Legal, etc.) to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
  • Contribute to creation of product whitepapers throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Creation of security bulletins to address new or changing threats to new and existing products.
  • Support Sr Engineers and Architects in performing platform and framework activities that support secure methods and processes.
  • Map regulatory compliance mandates to secure configurations and processes.

How You Will Get Here:

  • Strong knowledge of smart and connected IoT, device research methods, variables and parameters including analysis, testing and documentation.
  • Strong understanding of cryptography, authentication, authorization, network security protocols, and application security
  • Strong understanding of how to connect new and changing threats to IoT portfolio to create mitigating or compensating activties
  • Exposure to popular application security standards including OWASP TOP 10, CSC 20 etc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Assurance, Information Security, Management Information Systems, Risk Management, or Computer Science or equivalent field experience
  • Relevant technical certificates a plus
  • 3 years of related work experience with penetration testing, product security, secure software development, risk assessment, or vulnerability management
  • Strong interpersonal and documentation skills are a must
  • Ability to explain and champion technical concepts
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Strong analytical and product management skills required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • The ideal candidate will have hands on experience in one or more of the following areas: Hardware System Integration, Signal and Power Integrity, RF Systems, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wireless Communications, TCP/IP

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