Sr Security Engineer R&D

Eden Prairie, MN, US

Stratasys Direct Manufacturing

Stratasys is the leader of industrial 3D printing & additive manufacturing solutions, materials & services providing solutions for the entire product lifecycle.

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Stratasys is a world leader in 3D printing!


Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.


The R&D Security Engineer is responsible for ensuring the security and integrity of research and development activities. Their primary objective is to protect our intellectual property, proprietary designs, materials research, and manufacturing processes from cybersecurity threats. By collaborating with cross-functional teams, they design, implement, and maintain robust security measures to safeguard our R&D ecosystem, including software applications, data repositories, and network infrastructure. This role plays a critical role in identifying and mitigating security risks, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations, and proactively addressing emerging threats. Ultimately, the R&D Security Engineer enables our company to maintain its competitive edge and drive forward progress in the field of additive manufacturing technology.


What you will be doing:

Security Strategy and Planning:

  • Develop and implement security strategies, policies, and procedures specific to additive manufacturing R&D activities, including maintaining R&D security policies, reference architectures, design documentation, roadmaps, standards, and guidelines tailored to additive manufacturing environments.
  • Collaborate with R&D teams to integrate security considerations into the design and development process of new technologies and products.
  • Provide employee training on compliance standards.

Data Protection and Compliance:

  • Implement robust data protection measures to safeguard sensitive R&D data, including proprietary designs, materials research, and manufacturing processes, ensuring compliance with intellectual property laws and regulations.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and vulnerability scans to identify potential threats and weaknesses in our additive manufacturing systems.
  • Implement proactive measures to prevent unauthorized access, data breaches, and cyber-attacks, and represent R&D development on security assessments and audits, identifying vulnerabilities, design issues, use cases, and proposing appropriate remediation strategies.
  • Collaborate with legal and IP teams to ensure compliance with intellectual property laws and regulations.

Incident Response and Recovery:

  • Develop and maintain incident response plans to effectively mitigate and recover from security incidents or breaches.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to investigate security incidents, analyze root causes, and implement corrective actions.
  • Work with Product, Sales, and Customer Service to address customer cybersecurity issues.

Compliance and Regulatory Affairs:

  • Maintain a deep understanding of security trends, emerging threats, and technologies, recommending adjustments to R&D development strategy as needed.
  • Collaborate with customers, stakeholders, and partners to ensure the security of integrated solutions and services, staying updated on relevant industry standards, regulations, and best practices related to additive manufacturing, and ensuring compliance with cybersecurity regulations such as NIST, ISO, and ITAR.


  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures
  • Attend all required company training
  • Demonstrate commitments to Stratasys Behaviors by leading, acting, and modeling these values.
  • Other Responsibilities as assigned by the department or manager


Must have for this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Security, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cybersecurity roles, preferably in research and development environments.
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certifications.
  • 5 years experience cybersecurity principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in security assessment tools, threat modeling, and risk analysis.
  • 5 years experience  implementing security measures and compliance programs in software applications, data repositories, and network infrastructure.  US DoD experience is a plus.
  • 5 years experience with standards and regulations related to cybersecurity, such as NIST.  


Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with DoDI 8510.01 and AFI 17-101 regulations.
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as Python, Java, or C++.
  • Prior experience creating and maintaining Risk Management Frameworks (RMF).
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-functional teams.
  • Proven track record of successfully identifying and mitigating security risks in R&D environments.


Travel required: 10%


What​ ​you​ ​will​ ​be​ ​part​ ​of:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

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Region: North America
Country: United States

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