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Software Security Architect

Date: Aug 3, 2019

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  23521  


At Terumo BCT, we aspire to deliver our products to more patients in more markets around the world, ultimately improving patients’ lives and making a difference in healthcare. In doing so, we must ensure our medical devices are protected from all threats. We are hiring for a cybersecurity expert to join our software team as a Software Security Architect. This person will define Terumo BCT’s global cybersecurity strategy for web applications and embedded devices.

In this rapidly-changing field, we are looking for a leader who will stay abreast of cybersecurity knowledge and standards, provide guidance on how to evolve our existing architecture, and recommend emerging technologies that provide solutions. Other aspects of the position include:


  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for the software group related to cybersecurity
  • Participate in the evaluation of existing products for compliance with cybersecurity guidance and standards
  • Act as a resource and mentor for less experienced team members within the software organization, particularly with regards to cybersecurity risk analysis, requirements, architectural design, and testing
  • Stay up to date on cybersecurity software architecture, development, testing, and standards related to the medical device industry
  • Participate in regulatory activities including audits as a subject matter expert in software security
  • Represent the software organization on steering committee related to product security


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science strongly preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Experience applying CVSS
  • Familiar with NIST Cybersecurity Framework
  • Familiar with penetration testing tools
  • Experience analyzing information security, network security, and proposing appropriate architectures and protocols


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working cross-functionally, particularly with commercial, legal and regulatory functions
  • Ability to communicate complex, technical content to non-technical audiences (both verbally and in writing)
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to prioritize and delegate

Preferred, but not required:

  • Familiarity with FDA guidance on cybersecurity
  • Previous participation in an ISAO (Information Sharing & Analysis Organization), such as H-ISAC
  • Relevant degrees or professional certifications in the cybersecurity field


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo BCT is committed to providing a safe and secure working environment.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification checks.  To this end, all employment offers for positions in the U.S. are conditional upon successful completion of Terumo BCT's pre-employment screening process.  As of January 1, 2017 the Terumo BCT Lakewood, Colorado location will be a tobacco-free workplace. For more information about Terumo BCT, visit our website

Join Terumo BCT as we unlock the potential of blood. We are a global leader in blood component and cellular technologies, and the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction coupled with leading technologies in therapeutic apheresis and cell processing. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.


As the largest medical device manufacturing company headquartered in Colorado, we are home to more than 2,300 associates and our products are in use in more than 125 countries and territories. Our Global footprint includes more than 5,500 associates and partners with regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.


Our company has almost $1B in annual revenues and has been voted and recognized as:

  • Largest corporate sponsor in Rocky Mountain Region for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
  • Winner of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award for providing exceptional employee learning and talent development (2011 & 2012)
  • One of Colorado’s Healthiest Employers by Denver Business Journal (2014 & 2015)
  • Recipient of the Way to Go Employer award through the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) 2015


Our award-winning culture embraces:

  • Leading technology through innovation and R&D
  • Wellness programs
  • Commitment to quality
  • An environment that values, respects and rewards your individual contributions
  • A philosophy of intentional growth and responsiveness to world health issues


Click Here to see what our associates have to say about our culture.


Each associate has a positive impact on our future by:

  • Connecting to the lives of the patients we ultimately serve
  • Growing through professional and leadership development activities
  • Sharing company success through incentive plans


If you are the best at what you do and want to do work that is changing the delivery of healthcare globally, we invite you to work with us now to see how we can unlock your potential.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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