BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Product Security Test Engineer in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

Job Description

The Difference of One

Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Do you want to be part of a team that develops groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services and devices? One person can make a singular difference in saving and improving lives. At BD, we are looking for amazing, passionate and dedicated people like you.

BD, a company standing on 120 years of innovation in medical technology, is currently recruiting talented individuals to join our new Research and Development (R&D) Centre of Excellence in Limerick.

As part of our team, you will be on the forefront of creating and developing specialized devices, software solutions and systems to help others. Our new Centre in Limerick provides you with cutting edge technology and a creative environment to be inspired to tap into your inner genius.

You are the one who can make the difference. Join us and be a crucial part of advancing the world of health!

Be the Difference in Product Security Test Engineering

BD is looking for a highly talented Product Security Test Engineer with a passion for delivering network IT solutions supporting the patient care continuum. You are self-motivated, innovative and confident in developing differentiating solutions. You are a strong team member and collaborate effectively with your project team to achieve high quality products within the scheduled work.

Be the Product Security Test Engineer

  • Define Software Test strategies to perform risk analysis of third party security patches.

  • Apply your IT networking skills to create and maintain various Microsoft Operating System images for use on BD Products

  • Develop test protocols to validate and document security patches for various in-vitro diagnostic medical instruments.

  • Support Microsoft Servers and virtual server environments running VMWare and Hyper-V

  • Develop test protocols and reports to verify deployment of automated security scripts.

  • Project tracking and reporting for patch management deliverables to Management team


  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information System Engineering, Telecommunications or other related scientific or technical discipline is required

  • Minimum of 3 years industry experience with strengths across Security Testing, Windows OS and 3rd party patch management and supporting servers and networks for Microsoft server operating systems

  • Experience with and proficiency in:

  • Various OS installation

  • Ability to learn, introduce and improve new and existing test practice and process

  • OS media creation

  • Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer or similar – SCM, Nessus

  • Operating System auto deployment technologies such as MDT (Microsoft Deployment Toolkit), Acronis, Ghost or similar

  • Simple task automation – schedule, scripts

  • Analytic mind to find root cause of issues

  • Stay current with system information, changes and updates

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential

Good to have

  • Experience with the following is an advantage

  • Effectiveness of communicating technical information within or across the team

  • Experience with complete software product development life cycle from concept to final release is plus

  • Knowledge or experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies in software development is expected

  • Virtual machine (VMWare or Hyper-V) setup and deployment

  • Software application test environments and software tools

  • Product Security best practices including network security, virus protection and data encryption

  • MS SQL deployment and configuration, including rollback strategies

  • Azure Cloud deployment experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in solving problems

  • Good experience in preparing test protocols and test cases documentation

  • Powershell experience on deployments

  • Automated patch deployment such as WSUS or SCCM.

  • Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills are essential

  • Stay current with system information, changes and updates

  • Familiarity working in a regulated industry (E.g., EU-MDR, IVDR, US-FDA)a plus

  • Willingness to learn and explore

The BD Difference

BD, founded in 1897, is a global medical technology company with nearly 50,000 associates in over 100 countries. We create specialized devices, solutions and systems to address many of the world’s most pressing healthcare needs. We operate under a single purpose: “to advance the world of health”.

We have been a strong employer presence in Ireland for over 50 years. Join us and be our newest team member making the difference!

Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.