Analyst - Information Security, Detection 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 – Detection Operations will primarily work within established operating procedures to develop signatures for deployment to a variety of tools within the GE network. 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 network, host and log centric analysis (Network Security Monitoring, SIEM, HIPS, HIDS, etc…)
  • 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
  • Experience with McAfee EPO, IPS, IDS, Yara, Python, Ruby and/or Splunk
  • CISSP, CISM or related SANs certifications preferred
  • Active US government security clearance
  • Experience host-centric tools or other forensic software and techniques
  • Working knowledge of secure communication methods, including Secure Shell, SILC, and PGP / GPG
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Previous hands on experience in the information security field
  • Previous hands on scripting or programming experience

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