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General Electric Staff Product Security Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Role Summary:The Staff Product Cyber Security Architect will bring to market our next generation of innovative, industry leading products by leveraging your development experience and interest in cybersecurity to develop and execute embedded product security strategies for aerospace applications. You will have the opportunity to learn and apply the latest security architectures and principles to the analysis, testing and development of state-of-the-art embedded aerospace technologies.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Define embedded product security objectives, analyze product architectures for security vulnerabilities, evaluate threats and define threat vectors, qualitatively assess security risk, define and manage product security requirements, coordinate and conduct security test

  • Help to innovate security technologies for embedded products by defining and executing research and development initiatives with GE Aviation Advanced Technology and the GE Global Research Center

  • Grow the organization's capabilities by sharing your knowledge of cyber security tools and methodology, and your hands-on experience with analyzing and conducting penetration tests on embedded product technologies

  • Interface with customers, partner companies, suppliers, and other senior leadership within the company

  • Create a competitive advantage for GE by developing efficient and innovative product security strategies which reduce project risk and yield more secure product designs

  • Promote a culture of product security engagement across the organization which emphasizes shared responsibility in securing GE Aviation products from potential cyber threats and vulnerabilities

  • Capture new business opportunities by developing product security approaches to meet customer needs, participating in technical trade studies and generating cost estimates for product security support

  • Support and coordinate with interfacing organizations such as Cyber Intelligence, Systems Safety, Reliability, Maintainability, Integrated Logistics Support, and Quality Lead technical investigations to determine validity and applicability of vulnerability claims made against GE Aviation products or components

  • Contribute to the development of product security engineering design practices and work instructions that support the development and continuous improvement of products and services


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science from an accredited college or university

  • Minimum 5 years of aviation or related industry experience in systems, software or hardware engineering development

Eligibility Requirements

  • 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.

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

Desired Characteristics:

  • While recommended, a prior knowledge of embedded cybersecurity principles is not mandatory for this role

  • Experience applying RTCA and/or NIST guidance on cyber security assessment methodology

  • Experience with the development and implementation of electronic, network, or data security related controls (encryption, digital signatures, secure boot, access control, password management)

  • Experience with reverse engineering, penetration testing and/or vulnerability testing tools and techniques

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university

  • Strong technical aptitude, including applicable engineering tools and systems

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Ability to guide and influence others

  • Demonstrated process orientation in approach to work

  • Extensive experience in product development and testing



About Us:

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead.

At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest caliber talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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). 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 Locations:United States;Michigan;Grand Rapids;