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Software Cyber Security Engineer

Company: Novocure Inc
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:



Novocure is a medical device company. The company is growing quickly as it commercializes TTFields therapy: a novel treatment for aggressive cancers using alternating electric fields. Novocure is developing a new software platform for TTFields treatment planning. This software will integrate into hospitals and clinics around the world, and will become a key element of TTFields therapy. We are looking for a talented Software Engineer with experience in Cyber Security to join our development team and take responsibility to lead the software cyber security related development aspects of Novocure's products.

This is a Hybrid Position. Candidate must be able to work in Portsmouth, NH office 1-2 per week.


  • Lead the cyber security software related development aspects of Novocure's products as part of Product Development.
  • Complying and aligning with Software development professionalism standards within the team (processes and methodologies, requirements, design, coding and testing).
  • Collaborate with Cyber Security professionals from IT on our products design and approvals.
  • Assist in Backend development activities as part of the software development team.
  • Lead activities to identify and integrate external tools to improve our outputs in regard of code quality and compliance with cyber security and more.
  • Promoting domain knowledge, innovative thinking.



  • BS in computer science or similar degree, or equivalent of 5 years of experience without a degree.

    Required Knowledge:

  • 2+ years of experience in full-stack development of SPA on .Net/.Net core and Angular.
  • 2+ years of experience and knowledge in REST API.
  • 2+ years of experience with RDBMS (SQL or Oracle).
  • Experience in application securing aspects (Authentication, Session management, Access control).
  • Hands on experience across the Secure Development Lifecycle and testing.
  • Team player capable working in a multi-disciplinary environment involving software engineers, physicists, algorithm engineers and physicians.
  • Proven professional expertise in a similar-role.

    Preferred Skills:

  • Prior experience working with medical systems.
  • Experience in working with Static and Dynamic software code analysis tools.
  • Experience with integrating cyber-security testing in software testing pipeline.
  • Experience with integrating security tasks in CI/CD processes (CBOM management).
  • Experience with Docker and Containers.
  • Experience with Python.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Excellent communication skills in English, Hebrew.
  • Basic understanding of Threat Modeling.
  • Experience integrating with 3rd Party Identity Providers (e.g., SAML, OIDC, etc.,).
  • Working knowledge of OWASP Top 10, OWASP API Top 10 or common web application vulnerabilities.


  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds

    Novocure is taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to strive to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer by developing and commercializing our innovative therapy.

    As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for our current U.S. employees. As an Equal Opportunity Employer it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodations to any qualified individual, who, because of a medical condition, or sincerely held religious belief/practice, receives an exemption from the vaccination requirement, if such accommodation would not result in an undue hardship for the company.

    For more information regarding the Novocure's COVID-19 vaccination requirement, exemptions, and verification of vaccination status please ask the Talent Acquisition Team.


    Our vision

    Patient-forward: aspiring to make a difference in cancer.

    Our patient-forward mission

    Together with our patients, we strive to extend survival in some of the most aggressive forms of cancer by developing and commercializing our innovative therapy.

    Our patient-forward values

    - innovation

    - focus

    - drive

    - courage

    - trust

    - empathy


Keywords: Novocure Inc, Boston , Software Cyber Security Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Boston, Massachusetts

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