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Sr Cyber Security Researcher

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 9/22/2017 10:51:52 AM
  • 2983820
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Michigan, Virginia; Glen Allen, Van Buren Township


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 Sr Cyber Security Researcher is responsible for delivering controlled threat simulation services against company assets and partnering with business security teams to drive change. This includes threat research, structured attack development, vulnerability research and exploit development / testing, scripting, controlled exploitation of configuration weaknesses and software vulnerabilities, evasion of detection mechanisms and more.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Partner with business IT security teams to drive improvement in IT security as a result of Cyber Security Research engagements
  • Executing engagements; defining scope, coordinating attacks, executing tests and reporting findings, following an established methodology in accordance with defined processes
  • Conduct adversary simulation to determine if flaws and exposures can be exploited by unfriendly forces
  • Research, develop, implement, test and document tools, techniques and tactics used by adversaries to compromise and maintain control of information assets
  • Coordinate with other teams in IT Risk in development of threat agent profiles
  • Participate in cross-team Task Forces to drive impact of Cyber Security Research findings as appropriate

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical degree (OR Minimum 6 years of professional IT experience)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in executing penetration tests
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in scripting
  • Minimum 2 years of deep, hands-on, technical security experience with at least one of: Wired Network technologies (CISCO routers / switches, Checkpoint), Wireless (WLAN, WIMAX, RFID), Enterprise Storage Systems, UNIX / Linux, Windows / AD, iSeries / zSeries, ORACLE, Web applications and Services, Cryptography, Social Engineering and Open Source Intelligence Gathering (OSINT), Mobile platforms, Software Security (Source Code Auditing and Binary Reversing)
  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing exploit code or novel attacks

    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:
  • Experience conducting penetration testing engagements
  • Experience with the command line in Windows and / or Linux
  • Ability to rapidly find, assimilate and synthesize information in pursuit of attacks
  • Extreme resourcefulness with willingness to learn and teach how to characterize adversary tools and techniques, assess and test Company resources, and improve Company defenses
  • Demonstrated ability to compromise complex IT systems / applications in enterprise environments
  • Experience conducting threat simulation or penetration testing engagements in an enterprise environment
  • Proven vulnerability analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills including both verbal and written
  • Hardware / electronics experience
  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and / or industry activities
  • Strong team player - collaborates well with others to solve problems and actively incorporates input from various sources
  • Demonstrated customer focus - evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer and can build strong customer relationships
  • Change oriented - suggests and implements process improvements; supports and drives change, and confronts difficult circumstances in creative ways
  • Ability to read / write foreign languages

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    Locations: United States; Michigan, Virginia; Glen Allen, Van Buren Township

    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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