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Cyber Security Researcher

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 5:27:20 PM
  • 2295597
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Predix Products & Technology
Location(s): Israel ; Herzliya

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Role Summary:

GE is one of the world's most diverse and dynamic Infrastructure companies, with industry-leading businesses in the healthcare, energy, consumer finance, entertainment, and commercial finance businesses. GE has been named FORTUNE's most admired company for the last two years.

Essential Responsibilities:

GE’s Cybersecurity Research Lab develops and applies technical expertise and emerging and disruptive technology to protect critical infrastructure products from GE against a broad spectrum of evolving Cyber-enabled risks and threats. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a thorough understanding of Cyber Security attack techniques and mitigation in the application level and infrastructure level. The candidate must also have demonstrated experience developing and designing security solutions.

Essential duties include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Discover and mitigate vulnerabilities in sensitive Critical Infrastructure / Key Resource Domains (CI/KR)
  • Develop and design innovative cyber security solutions for unique and complex technologies
  • Work in partnership with government agencies, leading industry experts, and academia
  • Leverage traditional and non-traditional research methodologies to advance GE’s overall Cybersecurity practice

  • Cyber security professional with a minimum of 2 years of experience in threat modeling and hands-on application level penetration testing
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field with at least 2 years of relevant experience in software/hardware research and development
  • Must possess strong verbal & written communication skills in English, with demonstrated experience
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Herzliya, Israel
  • Must submit to a background investigation, including verification of past employment and educational background
  • GE is interested in experienced talented individuals who have expertise in these types of technologies:

    • Real-Time Control System Protection

    • Threat Modeling

    • Trusted Computing

    • Mobile Security

    • Authentication and Identity Management Algorithms/Architectures

    • Data Protection

    • Intrusion Detection and Prevention

    • System Security Management

    • Encryption and Key Management

    • Network Communication Protocols

    • Anti-Tamper

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Reliable and responsible
      • Passionate about cyber security
      • Self-motivated
      • Versatile, fast learner and highly resourceful
      • Ability to work independently and as part of the team

      Locations: Israel ; Herzliya

      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.
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