Renewable Energy - Software Security Engineer

New Orleans, Louisiana
06 Oct 2016
30 Mar 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
In this role, the Software Security Engineer will apply depth of expertise in IT security to contemporary design and development to effectively secure and protect GE's application portfolio. You will be a member of an integrated squad working together to deliver successful outcomes on the GE Predix platform.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Function as cyber security leader and automation engineer in daily Sprint stand up, and provide ownership for all aspects of security lifecycle in product release.
  • Provide cyber security technical thought leadership, and inject secure coding standards and best practices into daily scrums.
  • Provide mentoring, and skill set knowledge transfer to scrum team members.
  • Review and modify agile user stories and epics to ensure correct authentication, authorization, and logging.
  • Partner with other IT & business teams to develop secure technical solutions.
  • Support MVP's through "hands on" technical security knowledge, integration, and development/coding.
  • Work with a team of architects and developers, operational leads and functional owners to plan and implement security technical features.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment, with shifting priorities; must be comfortable with change and actively driving improvements.
  • Understand how new technologies impact the current environment.
  • Champion the adoption of new technologies and drive the implementation into the GE environment.


    Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems (IS), Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 2 years of IS, IT, or Computer Science) or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience writing object-oriented software, or designing and executing manual and automated software tests.

    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 background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics

  • Strong Facilitation skills, leading in-person and remote teams in co-creation sessions, creating wireframes, workflows and prototypes.
  • Working knowledge in configuration management tools such as CVS/SVN/ClearCase/Git/Perforce.
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification.
  • Minimum of 1 year of JavaScript experience.
  • Experience with NodeJS, Postgres, Lua, GOLang.
  • Understanding of GitHub and Git pull requests.
  • Understanding of Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN).
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language (Java, GOLANG, Node.JS, Javascript, Python, or C/C++).
  • Provides design, installation/development, & configuration of Cyber Security solutions.
  • Ability to simplify and communicate technical concepts & architecture to non-technical team members.
  • Experience with application logging integration, and products (Log4J, Logstash, Splunk).
  • Knowledge of Federated security architecture, flows, and standards (SAML, OpenID_Connect, and JSON_Web-Token & (JWT)).
  • Integration level knowledge of API Security Architecture, and technologies (OAuth2, Spring Security, HMAC, WS-Security, WS-Trust, or XACML).
  • Hands on experience developing secure RESTful API's.
  • Working knowledge of Cloud Provider security architecture design patterns (AWS, CloudFoundry, Azure).
  • Proficiency in development frameworks (Spring Security, Spring Boot, or AngularJS).
  • Working knowledge of OWASP Web/API vulnerabilities and compensating controls (CSRF, XSS, SQLI, etc.).
  • Familiarity with encryption fundamentals: PKI, Encryption, Digital Signatures, & Key Management.
  • Expert knowledge of HTTP(s) protocol.
  • Knowledge of Risk Controls framework, and Audit procedures (27000/1/2, NIST 800-53/171, DFARS).
  • Position requires an individual that is highly organized and self-motivated.
  • Proven ability and desire to learn and adapt to new products quickly and comprehensively.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States full-time.#DTR