Cybersecurity Analyst
Deerfield , Illinois
September 23, 2017

Every day, Baxter touches the lives of millions of patients and providers worldwide who rely on our essential hospital and renal products and services. You'll find Baxter's products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. Baxter's employees are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care. Our commitment to our mission means we are there when patients and healthcare professionals need us, during the critical moments that matter most.

Baxter Healthcare is seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst to join the Medical Device Cybersecurity team. This role supports cybersecurity functions to protect Baxter's Medical Devices. Assist with identifying and assessing cybersecurity risks, designing and recommending cybersecurity controls to remediate risks, and developing policies and procedures to monitor risks through closure. Requires the ability to work effectively on independent projects, as well as in cooperation with a variety of customers and other technical professionals.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to,

  • Contribute to the development, coordination, and execution of the cybersecurity risk advisory service for medical devices including maintenance of processes
  • Contribute to the development of cybersecurity technical controls, analysis and design recommendations for various products and technologies
  • Assist in collection of medical device hardware and software bill of materials
  • Assist in customer outreach activities for cybersecurity medical devices
  • Assist in cybersecurity process and procedure documentation and maintenance of those artifacts
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Excellent ion MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
  • Work cooperatively with technical personnel in other divisions and functions to accomplish enterprise wide goals

  • Qualifications
  • General understanding of the following: computer architecture, operating systems, embedded systems design, inter and inner process communications, networking protocols and their related implementations
  • General understanding of compiled and interpreted programs and the types of security issues possible in each; database systems, web servers, application servers, firewalls, routers, load balancers, switches, and different types of middleware.
  • General understanding of the following technologies:
    • Development languages: C, C , C#, Java, or others
    • Application Authentication & Authorization systems and services
    • Cryptography and Encryption protocols and implementations
    • Built-in security functions and services of application infrastructure components
    • Operating Systems security controls including Windows, AIX, Linux, and others
  • Knowledge of major cybersecurity frameworks and control methodologies such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, COBIT or ISO 80001
  • Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking and logical structuring skills
  • Well organized and pays attention to details
  • Self-starter with maturity to accept direction and work independently

  • Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience required, including 7 years in a technical environment, with experience as the senior technical resource.
  • Multiple certifications preferred.

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