Senior Developer Information Security in Brea, California at Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

Date Posted: 9/22/2018

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Job ID: BEC010878

About Us

At Beckman Coulter, we are dedicated to advancing and optimizing the laboratory. For more than 80 years, we have been a trusted partner for laboratory professionals, helping to advance scientific research and patient care. We do challenging work on a global scale, and are invested in growing our associates’ careers. We embrace continuous improvement, and are passionate about moving science and healthcare forward.

We have a vital role at Beckman Coulter: our focus on innovation, reliability and efficiency has led us to become the partner of choice for clinical, research and industrial customers all over the world.

Beckman Coulter is a Danaher company, operating in two industries: Diagnostics and Life Sciences. 


As a member of the Global Information Security team, this position will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and maintaining automation solutions related to key areas of the information security platform at Beckman Coulter. These areas include incident response, security controls in both on-premise and cloud environments, and operational support of the business and their use of our security services. The engineer will also be an active member of cross-functional project teams to design security controls around new systems. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with a solid skillset in software development processes and should be well versed in at least one development or scripting language. A strong foundation in information security concepts and systems design is also required.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Work closely with the information security team to architect and develop automation solutions for responding to security incidents. This may include alerting, ticket generation, and automated correction of the issue.

    • Actively identity areas of improvement of security processes with the goal of decreasing response times, increasing effectiveness, and eliminating waste

    • Develop solutions to assist with the prevention and detection of common security violations in our IT systems both on-premise and in the cloud.

    • Serve as security resource to multiple development and project teams’ efforts to determine the needs of the business and implement software solutions securely.

    • Participate in the software development life cycle to ensure sound security solutions are implemented for new systems.

    • Participate in planning, implementation, and growth of our Amazon Web Services (AWS) footprint and other cloud services.

    • Assist with system administration duties of information security tools including upgrades, maintenance, and issue resolution

    • Respond to security incidents as needed, communicating with affected parties and following standard remediation processes

Job Requirements


    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field and 5+ years of technical professional experience. This experience should comprise of 3+ years in a development or information security role and at least 1 year of experience in the other domain.

    • Thorough understanding of network security concepts and networking technologies

    • Thorough understanding of information security principles, techniques, and protocols

    • Experience with programming and infrastructure automation (e.g. Python, Bash, etc).

    • Experience designing and implementing software based solutions in an enterprise environment

    • Familiarity with web application technologies and concepts surrounding their secure deployment

    • Minimum of 1 year of AWS experience or competing cloud platform

    • A team player capable of high performance and flexibility in a dynamic working environment

    • Taking ownership and acting with high sense of urgency, this job requires the individual to work like an entrepreneur and be the champion for their initiatives.


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.