Post Mon Oct 19, 2009 1:57 pm

GE is hiring - Embedded Hardware Hacker

Essential Responsibilities - Internal - Prepare detailed hardware penetration test procedures based on overall smart grid security requirements
- Execute cyber attack test plans on T&D devices planned for use in smart grid applications including smart meters, substation data concentrators, and AMI communication devices
- Attend industry security community meetings regarding technical issues
- Provide technical threat assessments regarding agency systems
- Monitor and report on cybersecurity threats to the smart grid infrastructure in general

Qualifications/Requirements - Internal - Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
- Minimum of 8 years of hardware engineering experience
- Minimum of 5 years of experience with hardware penetration testing
- Minimum of one year of experience with information security devices (e. g., firewalls, and intrusion detection / prevention systems) and applications (e.g. security information management tools (e.g., Net Forensics)

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENT:- Ability and willingness to travel

Desired Characteristics - Internal - Skilled in the area of threat analysis and intentions, methodologies, methods and motives
- Knowledge of attacker methodologies with respect to hardware, software, firmware, and network attacks against critical infrastructure systems
- Self-starter, capable of working on projects independently, if required
- Working knowledge of hardware penetration analysis tools and techniques
- Familiar with essential industry SCADA protocols and SCADA security issues; software and firmware debuggers, tools, and techniques; the process of developing and refining intelligence requirements; threat analysis of groups of interest to those protecting critical infrastructure systems; penetration analysis tools and techniques; and with security operations and incident response technologies and methodologies, signatures, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with preparation for and execution/implementation of such attacks
- Minimum of 8 years of experience in a security operations center and/or incident response team type environment
- Masters degree in Electrical Engineering
- Strong demonstrated analytical, computer, speaking, writing, presentation, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
- Works well with customers, sales, alliances, engineering and management
- Outstanding technical skills hardware development
- Determining customer requirements (via research, personal interviews, focus groups, surveys, roundtables, etc.) and translating them, through the development process and via alliances, into product requirement documents and complete products
- Understands GE's products, capabilities and limitations in sufficient detail to be able to develop security requirements that meet customer needs

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