Software Security Engineer
New Orleans , Louisiana
June 29, 2016
Job Number



GE Digital

Business Segment

Digital Information Technology & Digital Thread

About Us

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Posted Position Title

Software Security Engineer

Career Level



Information Technology

Function Segment


Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces



New Orleans

Postal Code


Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

In this role, the Software Security Engineer will apply depth of expertise in IT security to contemporary design and development to effectively secure and protect GE's application portfolio. You will be a member of an integrated squad working together to deliver successful outcomes on the GE Predix platform.

Essential Responsibilities

* Function as cyber security leader in daily Sprint stand up, and provide ownership for all aspects of security lifecycle in product release

* Provide cyber security technical thought leadership, and inject secure coding standards and best practices into daily scrums

* Provide mentoring, and skill set knowledge transfer to scrum team members

* Review and modify agile user stories and epics to ensure correct authentication, authorization, and logging

* Partner with other IT & business teams to develop secure technical solutions

* Support MVP's through "hands on" technical security knowledge, integration, and development/coding

* Work with a team of architects and developers, operational leads and functional owners to plan and implement security technical features

* Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment, with shifting priorities; must be comfortable with change and actively driving improvements

* Understand how new technologies impact the current environment

* Champion the adoption of new technologies and drive the implementation into the GE environment


Basic Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems (IS), Information

Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering OR High School Diploma / GED

with a minimum of 5 years of IS, IT, or Computer Science related experience.

Eligibility Requirements

* Must be willing to work in our New Orleans, LA facility full-time

* Must submit application for employment through (or COS if internal) to be considered

* Must be 18 years of age or older

* Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process

* Must be willing to submit to a background investigation, including for example, verification of your past employment, criminal history, and educational background

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

* Minimum of 5 years of experience writing object-oriented software, or

designing and executing manual and automated software tests

* Strong facilitation skills, leading in-person and remote teams in co-creation sessions, creating wireframes, workflows and prototypes

* Proficiency in at least one programming language (Java, GOLANG, Node.JS, Javascript, Python, or C/C++)

* Provides design, installation/development, & configuration of Cyber Security solutions

* Ability to simplify and communicate technical concepts & architecture to non-technical team members

* Experience with application logging integration, and products (Log4J, Logstash, Splunk)

* Knowledge of Federated security architecture, flows, and standards (SAML, OpenID_Connect, and JSON_Web-Token (JWT))

* Integration level knowledge of API Security Architecture, and technologies (OAuth2, Spring Security, HMAC, WS-Security, WS-Trust, or XACML)

* Hands on experience developing secure RESTful API's

* Working knowledge of Cloud Provider security architecture design patterns (AWS, CloudFoundry, Azure)

* Proficiency in development frameworks (Spring Security, Spring Boot, or AngularJS)

* Working knowledge of OWASP Web/API vulnerabilities and compensating controls (CSRF, XSS, SQLI, etc.)

* Familiarity with encryption fundamentals: PKI, Encryption, Digital Signatures, & Key Management

* Expert knowledge of HTTP(s) protocol

* Knowledge of Risk Controls framework, and Audit procedures (27000/1/2, NIST 800-53/171, DFARS)

* Position requires an individual that is highly organized and self-motivated

* Proven ability and desire to learn and adapt to new products quickly and comprehensively


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