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Job Title:  Advanced Software Security Engineer

Req ID:  23682
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Hauppauge, NY, US, 11788


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Advanced, Product Security Engineer is located in Hauppauge, NY. This position is part of the Operating Room Integration (ORI) Software Team and will work with cross-functional teams to help ensure that our medical devices and healthcare IT applications, services, websites and mobile applications are designed, developed and implemented to the highest security standards required for the products.  You will be creating process and documentation that outline security of ORI products. 

This role can also be located in Point Richmond, CA or Mentor, OH


•    You will apply your subject matter expertise in developing security related product requirements and design specification. 
•    You will analyze the security of our products, applications and services, discovering and addressing security issues and quickly reacting to new threat scenarios.  
•    You will recommend security and software solutions for future product development.  
•    You will help foster awareness in our department and cross functional partners of security-related concerns in our products and will help create procedures and training plans to continuously build competency of staff.
•    A successful candidate will need a combination of troubleshooting, technical, and communication skills, as well as the ability to handle a mix of disparate tasks which may include project work, software development and providing level 3 (L3) escalation support.

Required Experience

•    BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Computer Networking and other related fields
•    Minimum 5 years of working knowledge and understanding of security engineering, system and network security, authentication, network and web related protocols, cryptography, or application security.

•    Redhat/CentOS administration (e.g. user management, SystemD, YUM/DNF, Cron, fstab, Xorg)
•    Linux HW troubleshooting (e.g. PCI, DBUS, serial)
•    Troubleshooting Linux device drivers and USB devices
•    Networking/IT Knowledge (e.g. layers, topology, protocols, packetization, NFS, SSH, VLAN tagging)
•    Cybersecurity hardening (e.g. SELinux, Firewall/IPtables, AIDE, AuditD, remote logging, SSL)
•    Data Encryption
•    LDAP integration with Kerberos
•    C/C++ programming
•    Server scripting (e.g. Bash/Ruby/Python)
•    Cybersecurity vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, and cyber documentation
•    NIST Risk Management Framework / NIST CSF
•    SBOM / CBOM

Preferred Experience

•    Experience with cloud computing platforms and services
•    Experience in developing security procedures and or security project plans
•    Experience working in a regulated industry such as medical devices, defense, or aerospace.
•    Certificates and training in cyber security and software security
•    Awareness of DOD RMF
•    Awareness of GDPR
•    Knowledge of the Internet of Things (IoT) and associated solutions like remote monitoring solutions 

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.



STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  23682
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Hauppauge, NY, US, 11788

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

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