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General Electric Cybersecurity Engineer - Edison Works in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Job Description

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Edison Works (EW) Emerging Technologies Team focuses on early-stage pursuits and new technology introduction (NTI) in the areas of sensing, autonomy, artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML), cybersecurity, and advanced edge hardware. This role requires collaborating within a highly diverse technical team and directly interfacing with the business facing team and product managers to develop a technology strategy aligned with emerging market opportunities.

The Cybersecurity Engineer is expected to provide technical prowess, strategic collaboration, and visionary leadership to the technical team. The EW Emerging Technologies Team is enabling autonomy at the edge and is looking for a Technical Leader that can provide a holistic understanding of cybersecurity and defensive electronic warfare strategies to provide a robust mission capability. Working closely with peers in the Emerging Technologies Team as well as product managers and key stakeholders across the EW and Avionics organization, this individual will facilitate in bringing the strategic vision to reality and provide technical expertise in edge cybersecurity, emerging cybersecurity threats, and electronic warfare.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide expertise in cybersecurity, particularly for edge devices and embedded platforms.

  • Design, develop, and implement cybersecurity solutions in complex heterogeneous compute systems.

  • Provide expertise in attack techniques, common and emerging threats, and develop defensive mitigation strategies.

  • Provide expertise in electronic warfare for RF spectrum dominance such as wireless communication, radar, and GPS-denied environments.

  • Understand and apply industry standards and methodologies such as the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

  • Security certifications such as CISSP, Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) or equivalent as per the DoD Directive 8140 or current DoD 8570 guidelines.

  • Develop quantitative risk assessments and analyze cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

  • Support early-stage pursuit and capture strategies including customer engagement, defining/shaping requirements, proposal writing, and writing white papers.

  • Collaborate directly with diverse technical teams, business teams, and product managers to co-develop a strategy that facilitates the transition of new technology into the Avionics product portfolio.

  • Collaborate with subject matter experts (SMEs) and engineers to provide complete and holistic solutions to unique and dynamic customer requirements.

  • Introduce and network with members of the customer community with GE’s strategic leaders and sales representatives.

  • Maintain a mindset of continuous learning, and be open to changing technical approaches as state-of-the-art technologies evolve.

  • Develop transition plans such that new technologies developed have a clear path towards successfully fulfilling mission requirements and a continued plan for maturity and productization.

  • The ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited university or college (additional relevant work experience may qualify in lieu of degree).

  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience in cybersecurity, threat intelligence and response, vulnerability assessment, and electronic attacks.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and technical writing skills tailored to broad variety of audiences.

  • Willingness to travel (< 20%).

  • The ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited university or college.

  • Active U.S. Security Clearance .

  • Knowledge of ISR, SIGINT, MASINT, and ELINT.

  • Experience modeling, simulating, and analyzing emerging threats.

  • Experience with scripting languages and modeling tools (e.g., Python, MATLAB, C/C++, AFSIM).

  • Experience with intrusion detection, protection, and mitigation techniques.

  • Knowledge of electronic attack methodologies such as signal spoofing and jamming, and associated mitigation strategies.

  • Knowledge of attacks on machine learning algorithms and autonomous systems, and associated mitigation strategies.

  • Knowledge of system engineering concepts and best practices.

  • Knowledge of digital signal processing (DSP), sensor deployment, and data acquisition.

  • Proven track record of transitioning applied research to fieldable platforms.

  • Experience applying the latest advancements in AI/ML to increase cyber resiliency.

  • Strategic experience working through early-stage pursuits and customer engagement.

  • Experience with aviation and defense products.

  • Experience in project leadership and execution.

  • Experience working with U.S. Government Sponsors.

  • Experience working on research and development programs and developing rapid-reaction prototypes.

  • Demonstrated capability to constructively partner and drive alignment across matrixed organization.

  • Knowledge of avionics interfaces, military standards, and open architecture standards.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance that begins on the first day of employment

  • Permissive time off policy for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Bonus Plan Eligible

  • And more!

Eligibility Requirement (s):

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this.

  • This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Note:

At GE Aviation Systems, we invent the future of flight, lift people up and bring them home safely. As key players in the aerospace industry, you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us looking ahead. We’ve got an amazing team of exceptional people helping to solve increasingly complex challenges. Our Aviation Systems Engineering teams are comprised of diverse and experienced engineers who care about ensuring full-lifecycle readiness as it relates to safety, certification, and quality standards. Our teams are passionate about the aerospace industry and continuously strive to deliver innovate customer solutions through strong project execution, collaboration, and lean problem-solving. We are passionate about professional growth, developing an inclusive culture, and developing the technical capabilities our customers need. We seek to enable every engineer to reach their full potential through coaching, mentoring and professional development training. If this sounds like an environment in which you would thrive, we encourage you to apply!

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

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).

As a federal government contractor, GE may in the future be required to have U.S. employees fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Some GE customers currently have vaccination mandates that may apply to GE employees.

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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