GE Sr Staff Product Security Leader - SDL in Houston, Texas

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GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Headquarters

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Posted Position Title

Sr Staff Product Security Leader - SDL

Career Level



Digital Technology

Function Segment

Cyber Security

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

United Kingdom


U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces



Houston, Florence, Aberdeen

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

Sr. Staff Product Security Leader will work with teams comprised of Software Engineers, Quality Engineers, User Interaction Design Engineers, Infrastructure/Platform team, and the Product Owners to help lead the technical insight and industry perspective in the creation, delivery, and integration of complex and comprehensive security solutions. They will be a developer security evangelist they will provide thought leadership & help guide developers in secure coding practices.

Essential Responsibilities

In the role of Sr Staff Product Security Leader – SDL you will:

  • Define, champion and continuously improve / adapt SDL across O&G P&Ls based on best practices and applicable standards, to ensure a secure by design approach becomes part of the engineering and product teams’ way of working

  • Devise and introduce product security practices and templates in the Engineering framework, by also leveraging Wurldtech, and third party resources as appropriate

  • Support Product teams understand and address security requirements and interfacing with GE Digital / Predix security team

  • Lead Site Security Assessment across O&G sites as required

  • Provide direction and guidance and training on security processes to a broad base of development, architecture, system integration teams

  • Communicate with management, senior leaders, teams and technical personnel on a continuous basis


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or IT discipline from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED from an accredited school or institution or equivalent knowledge and experience with significant years of experience in security development life cycle including some experience in system development team(s) that delivered software based services and/or industrial automation solutions

  • Considerable experience in security development life cycle

  • Some experience in system development team(s) that delivered software based services and/or industrial automation solutions

Eligibility Requirements:

  • EU Work Permit – if hired in Italy

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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

Desired Characteristics

  • Very good knowledge and experience of Secure System Development Lifecycle phases

  • Good knowledge of ICS cyber security standards and best practices (IEC62443, NIST)

  • Good knowledge of network and application security architectures and tools

  • Knowledge of ICS systems architecture and components (HMI, Historians, PLCs etc.), associated services, as well as typical attack vectors and mitigations

  • Good communication skills (both written and verbal) with all levels of an organization

  • Ability to navigate high level objectives and create tactical execution plans

  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure) and relevant security challenges

  • Knowledge of industrial protocols (EGD, OPC, Modbus, etc.)

  • Ability to work well in a dynamic fast-paced team environment, building strong relationships and credibility

  • Ability to think "outside the box" when developing solutions and creating value

  • Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed

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