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General Electric Sr. Cyber Security Leader (GE REN Products) in Greenville, South Carolina

Role Summary:The Sr. Cyber Security Leader (GE REN Products) drives security technology, practices, and risk management into the Onshore Wind business’ product development programs. This is a highly visible position with responsibilities to articulate threats and risk, and drive a culture of awareness, rigor, and resilience. The Sr. Cyber Security Leader must be a communicator and collaborator, in addition to having demonstrated security, project and engineering leadership.

Essential Responsibilities:This role will function as a liaison between various engineering, product management, services, sourcing, legal as well as external stakeholders on cybersecurity architecture, requirements, and risk management.

As the Onshore Wind Product Security Leader , you will:

  • Coach and assist product development teams with secure design, including threat modeling and attack surface identification / reduction, security requirements capture, system and network hardening (secure configuration), and security validation / testing

  • Partner with Renewable Energy leadership to drive adoption of Renewables cybersecurity process and procedures as they relate to all Wind Turbines and Farms

  • Perform design and implementation reviews, vulnerability management, and incident response

  • Educate management on industry regulations, operational threats, and value of quality /security

  • Manage security assessments and drive remediation and security controls validation

  • Occasionally act as customer-facing expert, answering questions and inspiring confidence


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Cybersecurity or Computer Science

  • Minimum of 8 years experience in an engineering capacity, particularly with Industrial Control Systems (ICS)

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in threat modeling or cybersecurity requirements and design


  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 25%; candidates based in location other than Greenville, SC will be travelling up to 50% domestically.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Expertise in one or more: network design, embedded systems, software design, ethical hacking

  • Fluency in English; excellent written and presentation skills

  • Understanding of Renewables Product Cybersecurity Processes

  • Understanding of encryption, hashing, authentication methods, and common security controls

  • Technology or security certifications such as CCNA, CSSLP, CEH, CISSP, GICSP, PMP, or similar

  • Familiarity with one or more: STRIDE, OWASP, IEC 62443, NERC CIP, NIST, ISO 2700x, Achilles

  • Software development / debugging experience, preferably embedded; scripting (Python, etc.)

  • Networking exposure (TCP/UDP, VPN, routing (BGP, etc.), VLANs, Wireshark, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Security testing (nmap, Nessus/Qualys/Metasploit, static/dynamic analysis tools, Achilles, etc.)

  • Experience in the energy industry, or with similar critical infrastructure

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About Us:GE Renewable Energy harnesses the earth’s most abundant resources – the strength of the wind, the heat of the sun and the force of water – to power the world’s biggest economies and the most remote communities.

With an innovative spirit and an entrepreneurial mindset, we engineer energy products and digital services that create industry-leading value for our customers around the world.

We see the promise of renewable energy everywhere we look. Our team has the courage, scale, passion, diversity and resourcefulness needed to deliver that promise wherever and however the world needs it.

Together with our customers, we’re proving that no one ever has to choose between affordable, reliable, or sustainable energy.

We are unleashing limitless energy.

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;Georgia, Illinois, New York, South Carolina;Greenville, Atlanta, Schenectady, Chicago;