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General Electric Cyber Security Specialist in Rivalta di Torino, Italy

Job Description Summary

At Avio Aero, a GE Aviation Business unit, we’ve been reimagining the power of flight for more than 100 years. We are specialized in the design, production and maintenance of components and systems for both the civil and military aviation.

In this role you will identify, track and analyze digital security threats as well as anticipating and uncovering cyber threats that may impact our Company. You will work cross-Sites and cross-Departments with Cybers Analysts and Experts to make Avio Aero more secure.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities

  • Continuously improve cyber frameworks and incident playbooks

  • Definition of new architectures as well as the support to the Compliance Team in preparation and during Audit activities, ensuring the implementation of the mitigation actions

  • Collaborate with GE Aviation CyberSecurity Team in USA, creating synergies, agree on common frameworks, strategies and propose new solutions

  • Handle any imminent threat of current violation of the organization’s security policies or standard security practices. These security incidents include Malware, Ransomware, Phishing, Advanced Persistent Threats, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks

  • Lead Cybersecurity initiatives according to the current ITALY/EU regulations from cybersecurity perspective (example NIS EU/Italy, FAR/DFARS and NIST) and every new regulatory request from USA/EU/ITALY

  • Support internal Products and Applications Owners for any cybersecurity review including specific Military Project

  • Benchmark on new technologies, according to the GE Aerospace standard framework, to guarantee data protection and to comply with MOD/DoD regulations (Cybersecuirty Maturity Model Certification and Perimetro di Sicurezza Nazionale Cibernetico)

  • Lead architecture review from CyberSecurity prospective including Cloud solution on these providers: AWS and Azure

  • Contribute to strategic initiatives in cooperation with GE Aerospace Digital CISO organization

  • Perform compliance assessments for Digital products/applications and processes according to the GE / Avio Aero regulations / policies

  • Work with all the key internal Digital Technology stakeholders as well as external ones like HR department, Legal Department and Compliance Department. The target is to create a process that ensures compliance to relevant technical regulations for our business and its products, while delivering on our customers’ expectations in a timely way.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related disciplines or equivalent

  • Strong professional experience in CyberSecurity, identity management and access control

  • Strong professional experience in CyberSecurity, security operation and security by design

  • Deep knowledge of Project Management methodology

  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills

  • Focused on objectives and delivery disciplined

  • Fluent in Italian and English (spoken and written)

  • Effective team player and contributor

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in cross-functional teams

  • Work Visa, in accordance with local regulation, is required

Desired Characteristics

  • Knowledge on IT Architecture and Infrastructure and the most relevant Technology trends

  • Ability to influence and build consensus with other teams and leadership

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Competencies in Agile and Scrum Methodologies

  • Able to use Six Sigma tools and techniques to drive change

  • Motivated to grow, proactive and able to set own action plans (Independent in work activities and execution)

What we offer

Smart working and work life-balance

Avio Aero, when possible, promotes remote work and encourages a good, healthy and satisfying work-life balance. We value our employees’ wellbeing; hence we offer a variety of improvement programs aimed to preserve anyone’s psychological safety and daily needs.

Total Rewards

At Avio Aero, we understand the importance of Total Rewards. As a new joiner to Avio Aero we are pleased to offer the following welcome benefit plan:

  • Performance related bonuses and local bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits platform

  • GE Aviation share plan

  • Life and injury insurance

  • Private medical cover

  • Employee assistant program

  • Employee special awards (service and recognition)

  • Local special agreements and discounts

  • English and languages training for you and one member of your family

  • Technical, Leadership and development trainings

Inclusion & Diversity

Avio Aero is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we are strongly committed to maintain an inclusive and diverse environment. Every employment decision is taken regardless to national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, etc.

We are not all the same. Just be Yourself @AvioAero!

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No