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CDI - Network & Cybersecurity Architect - H/F

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/12/2017 10:50:52 AM
  • 3039849
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Grid Solutions
Location(s): France; Massy

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.

Role Summary:
The Network and cybersecurity architect works with project managers, the technical leads, the
department directors and technical experts by advising them on functional, technical, economic
and strategic points relative to its perimeter.

Essential Responsibilities:
As Network and cyber security expert, he/she is involved in different Software Solutions global and
regional missions.
He/she is working under System Engineering manager responsibility and is
integrated in the COE solution design system engineering organization hosted in EME (Massy).
To succeed in its tasks, the Network and cyber security architect must have a deep knowledge of
the Software Solutions Network infrastructures and the key actors in the IT corporate organization.
When he/she is involved in projects, he/she must also understand the customer’s infrastructure and people
in charge of its maintenance. In both cases, he/she must understand the user’s needs; must also
be able to explain, to reassure and to listen the different actors involved in the process of
decision or in the implementation (other experts, managers, administrators, technicians, end
users, …).
He/she studies the existing Network infrastructures and the customer requirements and then design
technical solutions according to the requirements and the allowed budget. Key constraints on the
designed solutions are security, high availability and performances requirements.

The Network and security architect must present deep technical skills in various standards such
  • Industrial control systems Cyber Security norms and standards (IEC62443, NERC-CIP, ANSSI,
  • ISO 27k…)
  • Energy network management protocols (IEC101, 104, MODBUS, ICCP, etc…)
    Then, he/she is in charge to design and to lead the implementation of Network architectures that
    optimizes technical constraints and financial cost, and that includes:
  • Systems interconnection (availability, performance and encryption)
  • System segmentation in accordance with the different levels of security (Security zones, DMZ, bastions, etc...)
  • Remote access design (strong authentication, encryption…)
  • Equipment for internal and external access (switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, HSM…) from various manufacturers (HPE, Cisco, Fortinet, Palo Alto, F5…)
  • Deep dive knowledge and technical autonomy expected in configuring network devices (strict hardening, private VLANs, ACLs, TCP filtering, IDS/IPS configuration and tuning…)
  • Cybersecurity third-party products (monitoring, centralized logging, SIEM, etc. …)

  • Strong experience in IT Network and cybersecurity, in operation function (project delivery) background and system design
  • Strong background in architecture related to real-time control systems in the field of energy network management systems
  • Industry knowledge in the field of operation and multi sites project organizations
  • Capacity to produce technical documentations (design and implementation documents,
    • maintenance procedures, etc…)
  • Process and methodology oriented
  • Performance Measurement
  • Network Infrastructure KPIs
  • Customer satisfaction
  • Budget deviation
  • Innovative thinker

Desired Characteristics:
Candidate having Cisco certification preferred (and/or equivalent from other vendors)
Experience in Cyber Security audits is appreciated (CISA, ethical hacker…)


Locations: France; Massy

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.

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