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Product Security Test Engineering - Limerick - 99259

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Limerick
Date: 17/12/2018
Job Reference: 99259
Contact Name: Karl Lippett
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Job Description

Contact: Karl Lippett
Telephone: 086 1070950

Product Security Test Engineering

Our client, a medical device company in Limerick is currently looking to recruit a Product Security Test Engineering for their site.

  • Define Software Test strategies to perform risk analysis of third party security patches.
  • Apply your IT networking skills to create and maintain various Microsoft Operating System images for use on Products
  • Develop test protocols to validate and document security patches for various in-vitro diagnostic medical instruments.
  • Support Microsoft Servers and virtual server environments running VMWare and Hyper-V
  • Develop test protocols and reports to verify deployment of automated security scripts.
  • Project tracking and reporting for patch management deliverables to Management team

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information System Engineering, Telecommunications or other related scientific or technical discipline is required
  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience with strengths across Security Testing, Windows OS and 3rd party patch management and supporting servers and networks for Microsoft server operating systems
  • Experience with and proficiency in:
  • Various OS installation
  • Ability to learn, introduce and improve new and existing test practice and process
  • OS media creation
  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or similar – SCM, Nessus
  • Operating System auto deployment technologies such as MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit), Acronis, Ghost or similar
  • Simple task automation – schedule, scripts
  • Analytic mind to find root cause of issues
  • Stay current with system information, changes and updates
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential

  • Experience with the following is an advantage
  • Effectiveness of communicating technical information within or across the team
  • Experience with complete software product development life cycle from concept to final release is plus
  • Knowledge or experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies in software development is expected
  • Virtual machine (VMWare or Hyper-V) setup and deployment
  • Software application test environments and software tools
  • Product Security best practices including network security, virus protection and data encryption
  • MS SQL deployment and configuration, including rollback strategies
  • Azure Cloud deployment experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in solving problems
  • Good experience in preparing test protocols and test cases documentation
  • Powershell experience on deployments
  • Automated patch deployment such as WSUS or SCCM.
  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Stay current with system information, changes and updates
  • Familiarity working in a regulated industry (E.g., EU-MDR, IVDR, US-FDA)a plus
  • Willingness to learn and explore

For further information on this Product Security Test Engineering role in Limerick please contact Karl Lippett on 086 1070950 /

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