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Staff Cyber Security Researcher

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/20/2017 4:51:28 PM
  • 2984038
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Glen Allen


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities
for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and
machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we
live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s
about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial
company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower
operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software
solutions.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Staff Cyber Security Researcher will serve as a technical security resource responsible for identifying vulnerabilities and working with development teams to design / implement solutions to ensure and protect the safety and security of all information systems. Assess GE applications and software products across all businesses and provide guidance / direction for the protection of information systems and intellectual property assets.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assessing the security of GE leading edge technology and work with senior-level peers to define remediation activities
  • Work closely with IT security professional throughout GE
  • Conduct system security assessments including security / penetration testing and vulnerability assessments
  • Utilize both manual methods and automated tools to identify and exploit vulnerabilities
  • Further enhance system and application security assessment methodologies and processes
  • Evaluate emerging technologies / tools to detect, mitigate, triage and remediate software security defects across the enterprise
  • Work with application and product teams GE-wide to encourage a security mindset throughout software development from concept to testing and implementation

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer System Engineering or other technical discipline (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 5 years of IT technical experience)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in web, mobile and client/server application security testing, application security architecture, operating system, network, database, Industrial Control Systems, Smart Grid and embedded system security
  • Minimum 2 years of experience performing penetration tests using automated security tools and manual techniques
  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with, or developing, secure coding standards for C / C++, Java, and Angular, Node.js

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Familiar with cyber security attack scenarios and common vulnerabilities
  • Familiar with software risk assessments and threat modeling
  • Experience in Cryptography (as applicable to software and system), fuzzing, assembly, exploits and firmware analysis
  • Familiar with SCADA, PLC, embedded systems in general
  • Training in Information Security-specific disciplines
  • GIAC - GPEN, MCP, CEH, CISM, CISSP certification
  • Ability to work with globally diverse and distributed teams
  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and / or industry activities

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    Locations: United States; Virginia; Glen Allen

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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