Executive Cybersecurity Leader - Digital Ghost


: $118,140.00 - $187,860.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Role Summary:The Digital Ghost Cybersecurity Leader will be responsible for leading a $22MM+ portfolio of cybersecurity programs with the Government, building a common tech stack across the programs, working with multiple GE businesses to productize the technology and growing the portfolio year over year, to establish a new layer of cybersecurity for critical infrastructure.Essential Responsibilities:The Department of Energy has declared that the nations top cybersecurity threat is the power generation and distribution systems. To defend critical infrastructure from these attacks novel technology must be developed beyond what the IT & OT cybersecurity industries are doing today. GE Research is developing cutting edge technology combining domain knowledge of how assets should operate with advancements in controls, optimization and AI to create a new layer of defense called Digital Ghost.As the mission leader you will be responsible for driving $10-$20MM annual growth of the Digital Ghost portfolio between government and business programs. Understanding how our businesses and customers operate technically and financially will be important to setting the strategy to grow this new area. Growing the portfolio requires:+ Charting new territory in the cybersecurity landscape with both our GE businesses and our customers.+ Working with GE Power, GE Renewables, GE Aviation and BHGE to successfully meet project deliverables.+ Ensure seamless execution across the programs, deep ties between the research teams, business engineering teams and product management teams need to be cultivated to develop a common technology stack that can be leveraged across the programs and built upon for future programs will be critical.As the mission leader you will need to work with executives in our GE businesses to take the technology from research to a product. This technology will straddle the IT/OT security stack and industrial operations so understanding both and working with teams in both areas is key to success. Working with the businesses to define the technology stack, product requirements, integration plan and meeting with customers to define MVPs will be essential to building a product strategy across multiple GE businesses.A major part of the role will also involve working across DOE, DARPA, NERC, FERC, Navy, Airforce, NSA and other government agencies to shape both the technology and policy roadmaps. This involves working deeply with all levels of the government from program managers to the government agency leaders to ensure we meet their needs and shape their roadmaps. Working with policy makers will be important to help drive industry adoption of the technology.The Digital Ghost mission leader will own key relationships with the business and government with the ultimate responsibility of driving a new layer of cybersecurity defense for critical infrastructure that is adopted by our industrial customers as well as the DOD.Qualifications/Requirements:+ Bachelor's degree in an Engineering field with a minimum of 15 years of experience or a Master's degree with a minimum 10 years of experience. Must have at least 5 years experience leading teams or projects+ IT/OT Cybersecurity experience required+ Demonstrated deep domain knowledge in the areas of fossil fuel power generation, Oil & Gas equipment such as natural gas compressors and pipelines as well as experience with wind and aviation+ Experience leading large government research programs and writing R proposals+ Experience leading large, multi-disciplinary research teams+ Demonstratedproject management and product management experienceUS ciitizenship is required and should currently possess security clearance or have the ability to obtain security clearance.Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY or Washington DCMust be 18 years or older+ You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be consideredDesired Characteristics:+ Preferred Ph.D qualification in an engineering or related fieldPMP certificationDemonstrated ability to lead by influence and collaboration+ Strong interpersonal and leadership skills with demonstrated ability to lead multimillion-dollar programs+ Strong understanding of federal stakeholders including: congress, agencies, industry groups+ Familiarity with multiple GE businesses and proven ability to leverage cross-business networks to achieve outcomes.+ Demonstrated capability to thrive in a matrixed team environment+ Proven ability to manage risk and uncertainty for self and team within a dynamic priority-setting environment+ Ability to make decisions with confidence when problems or solutions are not 100% definedStrong technical acumen paired with an ability to understand a wide range of technology domains+ Experience across physical and digital domains+ Influence, facilitation, and negotiation skills; boundary-less/solution-focused approach+ Demonstrated ability to take an innovative idea from a research to a product+ Due to the nature of the duties of this position, this role requires the individual to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship.About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.comGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.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 drug screen (as applicable).Additional Locations:United States;New York;Niskayuna, Washington DC;
Associated topics: iam, idm, information assurance, information security, protect, security, security analyst, security officer, threat, vulnerability * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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