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Staff Incident Responder

  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 2/21/2018 2:51:48 PM
  • Job #: 3067926
  • Location(s): United States; Texas; Houston

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. Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.
BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own. With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the
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GE 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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Staff Incident Responder will be part of a dynamic, growing team, planning, preparing, hunting for, and responding to cyber incidents stemming from internal and external threat actors. 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. Finally, this role requires the ability to work with minimal direction from Incident Response and company leadership.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
  • Lead technical aspects of digital security incident detection and response, focusing on very unstructured incidents and high-risk events.
  • Specialize in network-centric analysis (NSM), host-centric analysis (live response, digital forensics), malware analysis, and/or log-centric analysis (SIEM)
  • Perform daily response operations with a schedule that may involve nontraditional working hours - act as escalation points for Information Security Incident Analysts
  • Write signatures, tune systems/tools, and develop scripts and correlation rules
  • Mentor and train Event and Incident Analysts as required.
  • The best candidates for the role work well with other people and have strong verbal and written communication skills, a sense of diplomacy, and decision making skills to handle the often fast-paced role of an incident handler

    Basic Requirements:
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or a related technical degree, or minimum of 5 years of IT experience
  • 1+ years of experience detecting and responding to cyber intrusions in an Operations Technology environment

    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Houston Texas

    Desired Characteristics:
  • The best candidates for the role work well with other people, a sense of diplomacy, and decision making skills to handle the often fast-paced role of an incident handler
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detailed understanding of APT, Cyber Crime and other associated tactics
  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in recognized IT and OT security-related standards and technologies, demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry
  • Knowledge of and/or working on GE OT products
  • Professional experience with Cyber Security, Operations Security, Product Security, Industrial Control Systems (ICS), Information Assurance, and Information Technology
  • Experience with host based detection and prevention suites (McAfee EPO, OSSEC, Yara, MIR, CrowdStrike, Tanium, etc.)
  • Experience with host-centric tools for forensic collection and analysis (SleuthKit, Volatility Framework, FTK, Encase, etc.)
  • Experience with Network Forensics and/or Network Security Monitoring (NSM) tools (Snort, Bro-IDS, PCAP, tcpdump, etc.) and analysis techniques (alert, flow/session and PCAP analysis)
  • Experience with malware and reverse engineering (Dynamic and static analysis)
  • Strong IT infrastructure background including familiarity with the following:
  • Networking (TCP/IP, UDP, Routing)
  • Applications (HTTP, SMTP, DNS, FTP, SSH, etc.)
  • Operating systems (Windows, *Nix, and Mac)
  • Cloud technology (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) and associated digital forensics and incident response techniques
  • CISSP, CISM or related SANs certifications preferred


    Locations: United States; Texas; Houston

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