Cyber Security Solution Architect

Other, Louisiana
15 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The customer focused Cyber Security Solution Architect maintains a deep technical understanding of GE Power's Customers Cyber-security needs. In this role the Cyber Security Solution Architect role will facilitate internal technical solution development cross departmental team to align both Customer & Stakeholder requirements with customer Cyber-security opportunities, facilitating security support and service to the business' product security, digital IT leaders and their customers.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Cyber Security Solution Architect, you will:
  • Establish a deep understanding of our customers business and technical needs
  • Create a "trusted technical advisor" relationship with our customer's technologists and internal technical teams
  • Develop solution architecture framework to support outcome selling at an enterprise level
  • Help to provide vision, define system and application architecture, problem anticipation and problem solving ability across the landscape
  • Perform As-Is To-Be analysis, define and execute solution demos, and define and support the scope for Proof of Concepts or Pilot
  • Lead change across large platforms / functional areas using technology solutions
  • Provide deep SW / HW technical architecture expertise to ensure proper solution design
  • Provide SWAT coverage for key customer facing events, particularly C level discussions
  • Evangelize GE technology platform in appropriate sales forums to drive demand and continued interest
  • Build link to provocative selling model to ensure architecture views are properly integrated
  • Shape, drive and be held accountable for delivering significant strategic initiatives across broad scope / platform(s) in liaison with key stakeholders
  • Interface with internal and external contributing organizations relative to technical requirements, directions, and problem resolution
  • Ability to prioritize and work under tight time constraints
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills


  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or related discipline (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 4 years of experience in IT Infrastructure, Security or Compliance)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT Infrastructure, Security or Compliance

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

  • Experience in OT (operational technology) environments
  • Experience in an Security Operation Center or Managing Cyber-security tool sets
  • Manage and possess working energy (preferably Power Generation) industry knowledge and skill-set (of self or others) in assigned vertical
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including creativity and curiosity with ability to effectively communicate and influence solution direction to both technical and non-technical audiences alike across all organizational levels
  • Technical acumen to interface with technologists, understand complex concepts and translate in a way that businesses or industry can understand
  • Demonstrated problem solving and creative skills, ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on market and customer trends - go beyond the status quo
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, strategic agility, manage diversity and drive for results
  • Experience working in an environment with export control requirements
  • Strong familiarity with Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Understanding of PKI Cryptography fundamentals including revocation, certificate life-cycles, HSM, and X509v3
  • Specific experience with IT Security policies, standards, and risk
  • Broad background in the following areas: computer / OS security, network security, hardware security, firmware security, and embedded platform security
  • Exposure to Industrial Control Systems and SCADA security
  • Experience working in a global environment with offshore support teams
  • Familiarity with DoD and DoE security requirements
  • Green Belt / Black Belt Certified or equivalent Quality certification (GE Employees Only)
  • Demonstrated initiative to stay abreast of technology and security advancements
  • Excellent communication, analytical, problem solving, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Experience with security architecture and design
  • Industry-recognized security certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, or CCIE - Security
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