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Cyber Security Engineer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/1/2017 9:50:51 AM
  • 3035752
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon

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
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:
We are looking for a smart, security-minded, enthusiastic and friendly cyber security advisor who can work collaboratively with development teams to complete design and and SDL work for customer-facing GE Digital products. The particular focus of this role will be APM and Predix product features. The match for this role is a software security expert who provides thought leadership in building industrial class security solutions.

Essential Responsibilities:
You are a skilled Analyst who enjoys security work and is an expert in systems security, product / OT security and application security. In this role, you will be working with product managers, independent researchers, and in-house researchers to identify, rate, report and manage product vulnerabilities and incidents.

In this role, you will:

  • Be responsible for providing technical leadership and defining, developing, and evolving security within software in a fast-paced and agile development environment using the latest secure software development technologies and infrastructure.
  • Work with Cyber Security Leaders and SMEs to understand product requirements
  • Translate security requirements / vision into a prioritized list of user stories, completing work according to required timelines and quality standards
  • Assist security champions in completing Threat Modeling and Architecture Risk Analysis on product features
  • Perform Security Code Reviews, Vulnerability Analysis and research on application code
  • Coach and mentor developers to implement cryptography solutions securely (PKI, Code Signing, Stored Secrets, et cetera)
  • Engage subject matter experts in successful transfer of complex domain knowledge
  • Apply principles of Secure SDLC and methodologies like Lean/Agile/XP, CI, Software and Product Security
  • Provide guidance and advice on writing secure code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality, using the technology selected for the project
  • Understand application security methodologies and frameworks
  • Leverage GE Digital’s tailored Secure SDL practice into specific engineering engagements
  • Research new application security technologies and implement them to improve application security.
  • Maintaining a backlog of security-related tools that will improve the maintainability and security of our code and the pace of development
  • Promote best practices based on OWASP, SANS Top 25, and the GE Digital SDL.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree or higher in Computer Engineering or in a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math)
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
  • Must be willing to travel (10%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Detailed working knowledge of two modern programming languages, such as java, python, or ruby
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and successful security consulting background.
  • At least 2 years of security consulting involvement with development team(s) that delivered software-based services
  • Experience in developing secure applications
  • A high energy and a result-oriented attitude/approach, with an understanding of release timelines and the need to enable development teams, not slow them down
  • Experience with Security Development Lifecycle processes such as Threat Modeling desired
  • Contribute to and lead discussions and communications within the team and outside, including customers and other business units
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Software Design Patterns and coding principles
  • Hands-on Experience with developing cloud-deployed applications that utilize oath 2
  • Hands-on experience with developing RESTful web services
  • Mobile Architecture experience, designing, developing, and integrating solutions.
  • Experience with penetration testing tools, ability to replicate security defects uncovered by groups such as GE’s red team
  • Good understanding of security tools and technologies to facilitate secure development


    Locations: United States; California; San Ramon

    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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