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General Electric Staff Cyber Security Engineer in Glen Allen, Virginia

Role Summary: Cyber Security Engineer will be capable of developing cutting-edge cyber security detection solutions and be a driving force behind the adoption of new detection technologies based on behavioral analytics and machine learning. You will be expected to leverage open-source technology & industry standard programming languages to enhance cyber security operations. Success in this role requires delivery of engineering, software development, & build-automation projects in an agile environment.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • This position is responsible for leading the development of enterprise platforms that enable the monitoring, automation, and orchestration of GE’s network security platforms, including both physical and virtual IDS, and big-data analytics.

  • Shape the technology strategy and approach to securing GE’s assets in cloud and on-premise environments

  • Implement security controls across the technology stack to meet security and compliance requirements for GE’s IaaS, Paas, and SaaS environments.

  • Apply hands-on approach to driving the development, improvement and enhancement of detection technologies in support of GE’s Digital transformation strategy.

  • Provides high-quality cost-effective engineering support to key GE leadership teams to protect the companies brand.

  • Works with cross-functional teams and cross-business teams to drive broad-reaching technology initiatives.

  • Promotes best practices, design patterns, standards through workshops, knowledge sharing, and code walk-throughs.

  • Builds automation around operations & software development processes (CI/CD)

  • Provides mentorship, advice, and skill enhancement to junior team members.

  • Participates in on-call afterhours support rotation to ensure that critical performance issues are resolved in a timely manner, in accordance with established customer expectations and SLAs.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). A minimum 6 years of professional experience in information technology.

    Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US. GE does not agree to sponsor individuals' employment visas, now or in the future, for this role,

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Cincinnati, OH

Desired Characteristics:

  • 4+ years of experience administering Unix-like operating systems (e.g. Linux, OSX, BSD)

  • 2+ years’ experience administering orchestration tools such as Puppet, Salt-Stack, Chef, or Ansible

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with detection technologies (e.g. Snort, Suricata, Bro, netsniff)

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with object oriented & scripting programming languages (e.g. C,Java, Python, Perl, Ruby)

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with cloud technologies (e.g. AWS, Azure, OpenStack)

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with secure development life-cycles

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with identity management and authentication

  • Knowledge of cyber security incident response operations and best practices

  • Prior experience working within an Agile framework (Scrum/Kanban)

  • Prior experience as technical lead in an engineering environment

  • One or more Security Certifications or equivalent (CISSP, etc.)

  • Knowledge of CI/CD and automation tools (Chef, Git, Jenkins)

  • Experience in securing cloud infrastructure such as AWS, Azure and alike (i.e., inspection, logging, WAF, VM)

  • Experience in deployment of cloud controls for infrastructure, platform, and applications (IaaS/SaaS/PaaS), specifically within AWS, Azure and GCP

About Us:

GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE’s mission and deliver for our customers.

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, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

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 drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;Virginia;Glen Allen;