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Abbott Sr. Security Operations Engineer in Abbott Park, Illinois

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 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries

At Abbott, we believe people with diabetes should have the freedom to enjoy active lives. That’s why we’re focused on helping people with diabetes manage their health more effectively and comfortably, with life-changing products that provide accurate data to drive better-informed decisions. We’re revolutionizing the way people monitor their glucose levels with our new sensing technology.

We have a full time remote working opportunity for an Sr. Security Operations Engineer. We’re looking for someone who is passionate about developing and supporting our cloud-based SaaS platform. The ideal candidate is able to understand innovative technical concepts and has a great understanding of all critical information security domains. This role is looking for a key player to work closely with the development and DevOps teams as they design secure solutions meeting partner requirements. The CyberSecurity / SecOps Engineer will diagnose, document, and identify the necessary steps for establishing and maintaining a secure cloud and AWS environment.


  • Take an active role in the configuration and maintenance of a diverse range of security tools, with a focus on cloud environments.

  • Implement Information Security across multiple teams and ensure systems are compliant with internal and regulatory security standards.

  • Assure cloud solutions and frameworks are built with consideration toward HITRUST, SOC2, and ISO27001 compliance requirements.

  • Perform security-related aspects of the design, implementation, and testing of disaster recovery and business continuity architectures.

  • Develop and streamline security alerting and management tools within an AWS Multi-account and corporate environment taking into account the confidentiality, integrity and availability security principles.

  • Implement automated solutions to filter out false positives and identify events that truly need human intervention by leveraging scripting, AWS services, and other tools.

  • Participate in the development of action plans to remedy findings from assessments, work with DevOps and Developers to remediate findings and when required provide solutions.

  • Design and document system architecture and associated designs by analyzing requirements; constructing workflow charts and diagrams; studying system capabilities; writing specifications.


  • You are a driven, creative thinker who is able to merge business and technical information

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related field

  • You have at least 7 years of experience within Information Security

  • You have experience with information security in the healthcare realm

  • You have experience with application security

  • You have experience with network security

  • Key Skill Sets: Linux, AWS Security Services, Elastic

  • You have experience with identity and access management and SSO solutions, including SAML 2, OAuth 2, OIDC.

  • You have experience comprehensively securing and monitoring Amazon Web Services multi-account environments with hands on experience with VPC, SGs, IAM, ELB, EC2, Lambda, S3, RDS, SNS, SQS, etc.

  • You ideally have experience with AWS Security Services Configuration, Policies Management Automation and Monitoring/Alerting using SecurityHub, GuardDuty, WAF, Shield, Macie, Inspector, IAM Analyzer, Detective, etc.

  • AWS Security Engineering, Architecting or Security Specialty certification a plus

  • You have experience with operational, monitoring tools and frameworks on AWS such as Splunk Enterprise Security (ES), Privilege Escalation, AWS System Manager, Cloudwatch, Cloudtrail, fluentd, HIDS, Qualys, NetSkope, etc.

  • You have a working understanding of coding and scripting (Java, PHP, Python, Powershell, Perl and/or Ruby) to assist with automating critical security processes.

  • You are holding an Information Security Certification in good standing

  • You’re excited about learning and exploring new technologies and solutions


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

  • A fast-paced work environment where your contribution is essential to success

  • 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

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