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General Electric Senior Cyber Security Researcher in Budapest, Hungary

Job Description Summary

At GE Renewable Energy we are building a program to detect risk and policy violations. This Senior Cyber Security Researcher role will be to defend GE Renewable Energy’s security posture from threats against data theft and corporate espionage campaigns.

The person will be responsible for reducing risk through the development of detection capabilities for GE Renewable Energy’s Insider Threat Program. The person will understand business priorities to build detective capabilities that address data movement policy violations. They will identify and select new data sources to expand the program’s reach and impact.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement detection policies to detect high risk policy violations based on risk.

  • Tune alerts and policies to reduce false positives, ensure accurate results, and show the most relevant information

  • Use analytical tools and techniques to corollate logs and information to build new detective capabilities

  • Prioritize development of new capabilities based on business risk

  • Identify new data sets for ingestion into the insider threat platform based on outcomes and business risk

  • Develop visualization dashboards and indicators that identify anomalous activities.

  • Defining strategy and design around data collection, aggregations, and summarization processes

  • Developing dashboards with visual metrics for stakeholders

  • Writing and developing custom scripts, programs as needed in splunk

  • Reviewing alerts to determining risk and policy violations.

  • Partnering with other teams to support data capture and advanced data analytics and forecasting efforts to support proactive identification of issues

  • Enforcing best practices related to summarizing and querying data


  • Relevant hands-on IT experience in a large Enterprise setting

  • Demonstrated problem solving and logical thinking skills

Desired Characteristics

  • Experience developing in Splunk or other log management and analysis tools

  • Experience using Snypr Securonix, or comparable insider detection tools

  • Experience as an insider threat developer or analysist

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No