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General Electric Cyber Security Pre Sales Specialist in Livingston, United Kingdom

Job Description Summary

GE Digital Grid partners with electric grid utilities to deliver mission critical industrial control system software worldwide and is seeking a Pre Sales Solution Architect & Cyber Security Specialist to join our Presales Team. This is a dynamic, multi-faceted field where utilities are seeking deeper understanding of cyber security functionality within our T&D software solutions and also increased transparency into how Digital Grid provides products and services in a secure manner, driven largely by standards including ISO27001 from the IT side and IEC 62443 on the Operational Technology (OT).

Job Description

You’ll join our Presales Team to help us further expand our capability to demonstrate how our solutions & services are meeting the increased Cyber Security market demands, you'll also be a trusted technical advisor on the Commercial Sales Team. You’ll require specialised knowledge in cyber security, T&D product lines, markets, sales processes, and customer groups.

The challenge

You are an experienced Solution & Cyber Security Pre-Sales Specialist that excels in translating the complex into an impactful solution through day in the life storytelling. In this role, you'll be integrating with our stakeholders and formulating solutions by:

  • Presenting GE Digital Grid’s products and security capabilities and strategy externally in a professional manner

  • Be familiar with relevant current and upcoming cyber security standards and regulations that govern these products as used by the utility

  • Work with Product Management and Engineering to maintain documentation of design patterns/recipes for common security requirements

  • Produce information security marketing material and artifacts that can be leveraged by our commercial teams

  • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging security products and technologies

  • Lead the research and evaluation of emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support actives.

You’re good at

Understanding technical and business discussions relative to a solution’s architecture aligning with business goals.

  • Understands concepts of describing values of architecture direction.

  • Lead business discussion around the GE Digital Grid portfolio from an architectural perspective, in the Operational Technology domain and energetically present the future direction of the product suite from a technology perspective. Ability to consult prospective customers on alignment of outcomes and desired technical solutions at an enterprise level.

  • Able to lead early-stage customer interactions; Guide customers as they develop confidence and comfort with approaches and integrate with their legacy tech investments.

  • Experience with mission critical and/or industrial control systems, particularly EMS, DMS, OMS, DERMs, GIS, etc.

  • Utilizes in-depth knowledge of Cyber Security within the Utilities Industry, application of standards such as ISO 27001 / IEC 62443, and conformance of the GE Digital Grid product suite.

  • Technical security background in one or more of the following: Enterprise Linux, Windows, Virtualization, Docker containers, Kubernetes, Networking.


  • A general understanding of supporting technologies including SOAP, OAuth, SAML, OpenID Connect, HTTP, XML, LDAP, SQL, and XACML.

  • Recognized qualification in Cyber Security would be an advantage, for example Certified Information Systems Security Professional or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated experience in IT Security or system administration and scripting at an Electric Utility.

  • Experience in large service provider environments.

  • Bachelor's Degree Computer Science or “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

Inclusion and Diversity

GE Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer where inclusion matters. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No