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Sr. Software Automaton Test Engineer, Cybersecurity

Abbott Laboratories

This is a Full-time position in Irving, TX posted May 14, 2021.

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life.

Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines.

Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life.

Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines.

Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Our location in Irving, Texas currently has an opportunity for a Sr.

Software Automation Test Engineer, Cybersecurity


We are seeking a Sr.

Software Automation Test Engineer, Cybersecurity to develop and execute tests to test specific ongoing code changes performed by development team.

It is expected that understanding, compilation, code review and collaboration with developers will be necessary to design the tests manual or automated dependent on specific scenarios.

Will participate in a team-oriented environment to test cyber security implementations, user interface, business rules, data accuracy or embedded system inputs and outputs.

The job function can include providing technical leadership, mentoring and guidance for more junior engineers.

Main Responsibilities

Responsible in applying an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop validate and verify Cyber solutions across the life cycle.

Responsible to verify and validate cyber risk assessment activities including threat modeling, vulnerability analysis and analysis of mitigation solutions

Responsible to test Cyber security features and tools.

Responsible for working within a collaborative, multi-discipline environment to produce secure deliverable products as part of an Agile team

Responsible to conduct cyber security test and evaluation of hardware and/or software designs to verify and validate compliance with defined specifications and requirements.

Employ cyber security processes, methods, techniques and tools and assure their consistent application.

Assess build readiness based on informal data gathering, ability to differentiate the need and application of smoke, system, regression, white box and black box testing.

Software testing responsibilities include executing software development life cycle activities from software requirements, design and implementation through design verification.

Multi-tier software integration and testing.

Must develop software test strategies including regression analysis.

Responsible for developing test plans and test cases for software components.

Review code changes, discuss approach to testing and ensure change sets are testable.

Responsible for fault isolation, troubleshooting and root cause analysis activities during system integration and testing for systems in development and on-Market.

Able to apply the latest software design and development tools and techniques as required.

Integrate automated development tools (e.g.

static code analysis, unit test, spec verification).

Verify build scripts and installers.

Define scope of testing in support of software releases.

Support Operating System (OS) patch implementations.


This is an experienced individual contributor position.

However, input from developers is required in order to fully understand software changes

Activities will be under the guidance of a more senior engineer or Software Program Manager, with direction from a Program Manager.

Accountable for meeting deliverable commitments including schedule and quality requirements and compliance.

Must have skills to plan and schedule own work activities, coordinate activities with others software engineers and review other software engineer’s work.


Minimum Qualifications


in Computer Science or similar engineering discipline including Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is required.

5-7 years’ experience covering the entire software lifecycle in a team-oriented environment, programming in scripting and test automation tools

Associates Degree is acceptable with a minimum of 10 years professional experience in a related job function.

Preferred Qualifications

MS is preferred.


in Computer Science or Software Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Biomedical Engineering is preferred.

Experience in performing cybersecurity activities in support of software and system requirements, design, development, testing, and sustainment.

Knowledge of Threat modeling, vulnerability and compliance assessments and mitigation

Knowledge of attack and counter measure and system protection plans.

Experience in agile and lean delivery concepts and methodologies, and a history of successfully applying this knowledge to deliver applications

Experience in working in continuous integration and deployment environment.

Experience in working in Medical instrument development or controlled and heavy regulated environment

Experience in NIST Risk Management Framework and Software Assurance measures and practices.

Knowledge of DoD cybersecurity requirements, DISA STIGs, policies, and procedures.

Experience in Atlassian suite
– Bamboo, JIRA, Bitbucket and confluence


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career.

We offer:

Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

Paid time off

401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future.

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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