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Application Security Engineer
Location Stafford, TX
Employment Duration Employee Full Time
Shift Exempt
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KARL STORZ Headquarter

Company:         KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. (KSEA)

Job Code:         10420

Pay Grade:       US-C16

Description

KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 70 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.

**Please note that internally we call this a Security Analyst**

KARL STORZ SE & Co. KG based in Tuttlingen, Germany, is a family-owned, global company committed to benefiting humanity by advancing medical technology through innovation and education.

For more than 70 years, KARL STORZ has been dedicated to earning its international reputation as a leader that designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets all its products with an emphasis on visionary design, precision craftsmanship, and clinical effectiveness.

KARL STORZ Endoscopy-America, Inc. is headquartered in El Segundo, California, and is responsible for all U.S. distribution and sales of endoscopes, instruments, imaging systems, electromechanical devices, and OR1® operating room integration technologies. 

JOB SUMMARY: 

The  Security Analyst will work directly with Software Developers, Verification engineers, Manufacturing, and Service/Installers to support their responsibility to design, build, test, and service KARL STORZ products in a secure manner compliant with various laws, guidelines, and regulations.   He/she will help ensure all products are developed securely and perform continuous monitoring to make sure products remain secure.  The analyst will also be part of the product cyber security Incident Response Team as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist in the creation and updating of cybersecurity-related procedures and guidelines.
  • Support in-house and third-party engineering teams in performing risk analysis to ensure products are compliant with cybersecurity requirements and adhere to global policies.
  • Participate in design reviews to make sure new products are secure by design.
  • Automate regular vulnerability scanning of all products.
  • Maintain automation lab to make sure all products are up to date with the latest software releases and OS patches.
  • Actively monitor for and assess impact of new vulnerabilities on products.
  • Make recommendations to the development teams about how to address newly identified vulnerabilities in our products.
  • Help answer inquiries about technical security and data protection for all products.
  • Help determine root-cause of security breaches and other cyber security incidents on KARL STORZ products.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Quality – all activities associated with this position must be performed with the highest level of quality standards recognizing that the products are used in the medical industry.
  • Durability – all activities associated with this position must address the long-term durability of the device and where appropriate must consider the long-term durability even after multiple sterilizations and sterilization methods.
  • Efficacy – all activities associated with this position must consider the devices final application; ergonomics, interaction of the device with the physician, and device operation during usage are all components of efficacy.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of B.S. in Computer Science 
  • 5+ years of cyber security experience
  • 3-5 years of experience working in an IT environment 
  • Experience developing or working with engineers developing cybersecure products .
  • Knowledge of current security standards, practices, procedures and methods.
  • Expert in defining secure configurations for Windows and Linux/Android operating systems
  • Thorough understanding of network protocols and packet analysis tools.
  • Understanding or experience in secure software development, secure configurations and benchmarking, software testing, vulnerability management, malware defenses, networks, firewall controls and log analysis.
  • Familiar in C++/C# and JavaScript programming languages and software development concepts.
  • Knowledge of anti-virus and anti-malware tools.
  • Desired certifications:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Prefer: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    • CIAC Certification in Security Controls, Linux, and Windows

 

 

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Working at KARL STORZ during COVID-19
KARL STORZ will continue to maintain a safe work environment for our employees. During the interview process, we encourage you to ask how COVID-19 may impact the role you are seeking. The impact and/or company-issued personal protection equipment may vary based on the nature and location of the role. Please click here to learn more about our response to COVID-19.

Employee Benefits Program Overview for U.S. Locations

  • Medical / Dental / Vision including a state of the art wellness program and pet insurance, too!*
  • 3 weeks’ vacation, 10 holidays plus paid sick time*
  • 401K retirement savings plan providing a match of 60% of the employee’s first 6% contribution
  • Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, STD, LTD & LTC Insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $5,250 per year
  • Fitness reimbursement up to $200 annually
  • Employee referral program of up to $2,000 per hire
  • And much more!

*Field sales, internships and part-time employees are not eligible except for where required by state law.
Non-employees, including temporary workers and consultants, are not eligible to participate in KARL STORZ benefits program.

KARL STORZ reserves the right to change or modify the employee’s job description whether orally or in writing, at any time during the employment relationship. Additionally, KARL STORZ, through its supervisors, may require an employee to perform duties outside their normal description within the sole discretion of the supervisor. Employee must comply will all applicable KARL STORZ policies and procedures.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. KARL STORZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.

Reasonable Accommodation
If, at any point in the application process (including hiring), a candidate would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to a disability or a religious need, please email us at Taleo_Administrator@karlstorz.com and we'll be happy to engage in an interactive process with you.

Notice to Employment Agencies
This recruitment assignment is being managed directly by KARL STORZ’s Human Resources team. Human Resources will reach out to our preferred, contracted agency partners in the rare instance additional talent options are required. Your respect for this process is appreciated. KARL STORZ does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. Resumes received which were unsolicited by KARL STORZ Human Resources department will be ineligible for referral fees.

 

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