Analyst – Information Security Advanced Threats Operations
GE Corporate - Glen Allen, VA

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GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

The Analyst – Advanced Threats Operations will respond to cyber incidents stemming from external threats, specializing in host and log centric forensic analysis. The Analyst will also be responsible for leading and working on projects that will support tactical and strategic business objectives. Demonstration of leadership abilities in a large corporate environment as well as a strong comprehension of malware, emerging threats and calculating risk will be critical to success.

Essential Responsibilities

Perform daily response operations with a schedule that may involve nontraditional working hours

Specialize in host and log centric analysis (SIEM, Yara, live response, media analysis, malware examination and reverse engineering)

Ability to identify compromised computers using logs and other related computer centric evidence sources

Write signatures, tune systems and tools and develop scripts and correlation rules

Lead small to medium size projects as directed by management

As requested, develop and deliver metrics to leadership


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical degree (or a minimum 4 years of IT experience)

Eligibility Requirements:
Due to U.S. Government restrictions to certain types of technology and technical data involved with this position as well as the need to periodically visit domestic military bases to consult with DoD personnel on extranet tools, this position is limited to U.S. Citizens

Must be able to satisfy the requirements of Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act

Must be willing to work off-shift hours

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

Detailed understanding of Cyber Crime and / or APT and associated tactics

Experience with Network Security Monitoring, SIEM and / or other log aggregation and correlation tools

Administrative level familiarity with *NIX environment

Experience with Yara, Python, Ruby, Perl and / or other languages

Experience with host-centric tools (FTK, Encase, HB-Gary Responder, MIR, F-Response, Sleuthkit or other forensic software, Splunk, SIEM) and techniques (memory, disk, and log analysis) to detect and respond to intrusions

Strong oral and written communication skills

Active US government security clearance

Previous hands on experience in the information security field

Previous hands on scripting or programming experience

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