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General Electric GE Vernova Advanced Research – Cybersecurity - Embedded Systems Fellow Internship in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

GE Vernova Advanced Research is the central innovation engine for GE’s portfolio of energy businesses, unified under one banner as GE Vernova. The research organization is comprised of 250+ researchers – experts in their fields globally - representing virtually every major scientific and engineering discipline. Collectively, they are driving major research programs and initiatives to decarbonize power, accelerate renewables, and promote electrification and the creation of a 21st century grid fit to power a zero-carbon energy future.

As a Cybersecurity Intern in Embedded Systems, you will have the opportunity to develop, implement, and test OT cybersecurity solutions for embedded systems. You will gain valuable hands-on experience to get a critical jump start on a career in industrial research. Assignments include working side by side with experts in the field of embedded systems and cybersecurity, completing challenging technical projects, applying theoretical knowledge to real-life technical problems, and developing skills in a cutting edge global industrial research environment. This program includes seminars on cross-center technology and soft skills development as well as opportunities for networking and showcasing project accomplishments. Are you ready to join our team of technology enthusiasts to help make GE’s industrial assets safer and more secure to protect our world’s most critical infrastructure?

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Work with industry leading experts to develop OT cybersecurity solutions for embedded systems

  • Collaborate with universities, industrial consortiums, commercial partners, and others to advance the state-of-the-art in OT cybersecurity for embedded systems

  • Grow your network and develop communication and technical presentation skills to executive leaders at GE Research

Required Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment in a full-time Ph.D. degree program in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline

  • Strong background in software development for embedded systems - Computer architecture - Linux OS - Network protocols, etc.

  • Strong embedded programming skills - C/C++ - Python, etc.

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.

  • Because of the specific categories of data handled by GE Vernova Advanced Research and the structure of our work environment, we are unable to accommodate employment of persons while they are considered nationals of embargoed countries subject to restriction under the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), 15 CFR Section 746 et seq. (currently North Korea, Syria, Iran and Cuba). Please note that citizens of embargoed countries who have either “U.S. person” status under U.S. export control laws or subsequent citizenship from a non-embargoed country can be considered

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY.

  • Minimum GPA 3.0 / 4.0 scale

  • Must be 18 years or older.

  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at ($165509/ to be considered.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Excitement and enthusiasm for growing technical skills in cybersecurity for embedded systems

  • Experience in embedded Linux (e.g., Buildroot, Yocto), Linux security, and Linux driver/kernel development

  • Experience with incorporating hardware-based security techniques (e.g., HSM, TPM, ARM TrustZone, Secure Boot, etc.)

  • Experience with development of real-time embedded systems, microcontrollers, FPGAs, x86, and/or ARM processors.

  • Effective presentation and technical communication skills; ability to articulate technical problems in clear and simple terms

  • Strong dedication to a career in technology and a real passion for engineering and computer science

The pay range for this position is $1,000-$2,000 USD weekly. The specific weekly rate offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location.

GE Vernova provides travel reimbursement and housing stipend for qualified interns.

Additional Information

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, 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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No