Staff Cyber Security Researcher

Bangalore, New York
24 Nov 2016
12 Jan 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Work within the GE Power Vulnerability Management team to review and validate identified vulnerabilities, identify required remediation and work with the P&Ls and COE teams to prioritize and drive remediation of vulnerabilities. Maintain and improve data visualization and analysis tools to help drive effective remediation. Monitor vendor and third party releases for newly identified vulnerabilities that could impact GE Power and review, validate and prioritize any required remediation.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Staff Cyber Security Researcher, you will:

  • Coordinate with GE Digital EVM team to ensure adequate vulnerability management scanning takes place for GE Power Assets
  • Communicate results of vulnerability management scanning to P&Ls, COEs, and leadership
  • Work with P&Ls, COEs, and other teams as necessary to ensure remediation of identified vulnerabilities within the prescribed timelines
  • Utilize vulnerability management tools to run ad-hoc scans and reports
  • Analyze actions related to vulnerability remediation and propose actions to relevant parties
  • Execute projects focused on resolving root causes that may contribute to increasing vulnerabilities on the network
  • Develop and maintain reports, queries, visualizations, etc. related to vulnerability management reporting solutions. Identifies opportunities for improvements to reporting and implement as needed
  • Use data analysis skills and techniques to identify root causes, trends, opportunities for improvement, etc. related to vulnerability management


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in system, security, or network administration

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

  • Understanding the concept of infrastructure vulnerabilities, and basic principles of IT Security and IT networking
  • Strong collaboration skills/experience working in a team environment
  • Must be a team player
  • Self-driven and goal-oriented
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with patch management processes and tools (e.g., Shavlik, BigFix, HPSA, etc.)
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools (e.g., Qualys, Nessus, etc.)
  • Experience with data analysis and data visualization processes and tools
  • Experience in network and systems administration, including: Windows, *nix, Active Directory, Cisco, and other major vendor systems
  • Experience with administration of one or more of the following: major database management systems (e.g., Oracle, SQL Server), major middleware/web server products (e.g., Tomcat, Websphere, Jboss, IIS, etc.)
  • Basic SQL experience