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General Electric Staff Cyber Security Architect - Cloud, SDN & Firewalls | Remote Opportunity! in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Description Summary

This position will work on highly complex projects that require in-depth domain knowledge in two or more specialized security areas. They are responsible for driving the design and implementation efforts related to architecture, scalability, availability and performance alignment w/ the product roadmap with a focus on software defined networking, virtualization & automation. They may interact w/ functional leaders and principal architects to support emerging initiatives.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Work to design and implement security projects to transform products within the CoreTech portfolio with a focus on Cloud, SDN, NFV and SASE.

  • Ensure successful transition to the new standard FW and threat prevention technology

  • A focus on automation & orchestration and furthering the integration of Cyber Security & Risk management into the native development workflow experience across GE

  • Lead and coordinate the domain technical and business discussions relative to future architecture direction across the product portfolio or product line.

  • Partner with the larger Network organization to identify & prioritize automation targets across the network security portfolio

  • Contribute to the development of infrastructure platforms that are service-oriented with reusable components that can be orchestrated together into different methods for different businesses

  • Lead the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support actives

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or in a "STEM" discipline (science, technology, engineering and mathematics)

  • A minimum of 6 years of professional experience in network or network automation related technologies OR a Master’s degree with 4 years of relevant experience

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

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • Experience working with FW/VPNs/Proxy/Remote Connectivity/Automation Solutions

  • Experience of designing Security solutions in entreprise environments

  • Security expertise in firewalls, IPS/IDS (CISSP) highly desirable

  • Experience with Palo Alto Networks (Panorama, Strata, App ID, User ID) FW implementation, and or other Firewall technologies

  • Experience with Security in the Cloud and SDN/NFV space

  • Experience with VPN technologies (Remote Users, Site 2 Site)

  • Automation skills is a big plus

  • Working knowledge of Identity Management and Two-factor authentication

  • Working knowledge of NAC for visibility and enforcement

  • Functional knowledge of Amazon Web Services and Azure Clouds is appreciated

  • Knowledge of one or more scripting languages, Python preferred

Business Acumen:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of business' structure (P&Ls) and the interplay of functions to support business goals; demonstrate knowledge of the business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors.

  • Understand key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization; is aware of business priorities and organizational dynamics.

Leadership :

  • Develops, motivates and directs staff to create a team environment.

  • Collaborates with project management on reporting project status, issues, risks and benefits. Meets with project leaders and software development Leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.

  • Ensures understanding of issues and presents clear rationale.

  • Delivers tasks on-time with alignment to architectural goals. Can identify and raise issues, risks and benefits.

  • Assists in developing business cases.

  • Embraces and drives change by developing and promoting new ideas & technologies

  • Focuses actions on customer priorities and advocate for customer-based outcomes

  • Uses experience and instinct to make smart and timely decisions

Personal Attributes:

  • Applies values, business strategy, policies, precedent, and experience to make complex decisions with uncertain consequences.

  • Challenges conventional thinking and traditional ways of operating and invites stakeholders to identify issues and opportunities.

  • Takes a systems perspective that inter-relates internal and external factors for planning. Envisions compares and contrasts multiple potential medium range operational futures.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . 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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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