Lead Network & Cybersecurity Engineer

GE Vernova

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Stafford, United Kingdom

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    Position summary

    oncept to commissioning based on the principles set out in IEC 62443-3-3.

    • Act as the point of contact for all matters related to cybersecurity and networking in a project environment. This includes evaluating the solutions of various 3rd party suppliers which interface to the control system.

    • Support Tendering teams during the bidding process for any cybersecurity and networking related requirements from various customers. Knowledge of a range of Cybersecurity regulations such as EU NIS, NERC and BDES is essential.

    • Ensures the Secure Deployment Guides for the HVDC Control System and 3rd party system interfaces are adhered to.

    • Ensures the Security Assurance Plans are followed by all relevant project stakeholders during the complete project duration.

    • Define IP address strategies for the complete control system.

    • Able to perform hardening in a substation environment.

    • Share engineering information and promote open dialogue.

    • Ensure documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks is in line with engineering policies and procedures.

    • Being able to map requirements between different cybersecurity standards.

    • Being able to analyze and evaluate different cybersecurity and networking solutions.

    • Being able to justify solution/analysis/evaluation in front of a customer and technical audience.

    • Being able to build functional infrastructure from the ground up (Networking, virtualization, and server operating system configuration).

    • Knowledge of the process for monitoring vulnerability publications.

    • To be familiar with the patch management process to correct vulnerabilities published.

    • Knowledge of documentation to be provided with the associated level of confidentiality.

    • Lead the design, configuration and testing required to deliver on time and within defined budgets.

    • Follow the department's standard design practices, engineering reviews and guidelines.

    • Oversee the testing and FAT witnessing of the Control System.

    • Assist site activities relevant to the installation and commissioning of the control system LAN network.

    • Lead Network & Cybersecurity Engineer requirements.

    • Qualification in Communication engineering or related field.

    • Knowledge of IEC 62443 standard, mainly parts 4-1, 4-2, 3-3 and 2-4.

    • Familiarity with secure remote access architectures using VPN and PKI technologies.

    • Knowledge of virtualization platforms such as VMware, HyperV and Proxmox.

    • Knowledge of configuring server operating systems, i.e. Windows Server.

    • Knowledge of configuring next generation firewalls such as Fortinet.

    • Knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems such as Nozomi, Radiflow.

    • Knowledge of anti-malware, patch management and disaster recovery tools.

    • Knowledge of network monitoring and management.

    • Knowledge of standard cyber topics such as VPN technologies, Secure Network Access, Endpoint Security, and Network Infrastructure Protection.

    • Extensive background in Distributed Control Systems / Substation Automation.

    • An excellent background in designing and configuring Substation LAN's especially within an IEC61850 environment.

    • Knowledge of Network Security / Hardening and Cybersecurity best practices.

    • Excellent knowledge of commonly used protocols such as OSPF, VRRP, LACP, SNMP, SSH, SFTP.

    • Knowledge of industrial protocols (IEC 61850, IEC 101 / 104, PTP, OPC UA, DNP3, Modbus TCP/IP) and methods to diagnose / debug using Wireshark.

    • Experience with one of GE Reason, Westermo, Meinberg products is advantageous.

    • Support Site testing/customers which includes site visit to fix the issues

    Required Qualifications

    • Degree in Electronics/Electrical engineering or related field.

    • An extensive background in Networking & Cybersecurity fields

    • Extensive experience in control and protection system design

    • Knowledge of industrial communication networks such as IEC61850 and Ethernet based protocols.

    • Control & Protection Relay logics Design techniques

    • Knowledge of communication networks Security/Hardening and Cybersecurity best practices

    • Excellent knowledge of commonly used Layer2&3 protocols such as Ipv4, OSPF, LACP, DMZ, VPN/ DMS/ADMS/ DNP, IEC, Modbus

    • Experience relevant to electrical power systems and Substation automation engineering.

    Desired Characteristics

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

    • Interpersonal and leadership skills.

    • Demonstrated ability to analyse and resolve problems.

    • Demonstrated ability to lead programs / projects.

    • Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs.

    • Established project management skills.

    • Proven technical leadership in a complex system engineering development environment.

    • Proactively serves on cross functional leadership teams; Makes decisions independently; Pulls in experts when needed.

    • Demonstrates track record of designing quality systems/components that exceed design reqs, beat cost targets, and exceed reliability targets.

    Grid Solutions, a GE Vernova business, serves customers globally with over 20,000 employees. We provide power utilities and industries worldwide with equipment, systems and services to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. Grid Solutions is focused on addressing the challenges of the energy transition by enabling the safe and reliable connection of renewable and distributed energy resources to the grid. We electrify the world with advanced grid technologies and accelerate the energy transition.

    About GE Grid Solutions:

    At GE Grid Solutions we are electrifying the world with advanced grid technologies. As leaders in the energy space our goal is to accelerate the transition for a more energy efficient grid to full fill the needs of tomorrow. With a focus on growth and sustainability GE Grid Solutions plays a pivotable role in integrating Renewables onto the grid to drive to carbon neutral. In Grid Solutions we help enable the transition for a greener more reliable Grid. GE Grid Solutions has the most advanced and comprehensive product and solutions portfolio within the energy sector.

    Why we come to work:

    At GE Renewable Energy, our engineers are always up for the challenge - and we're always driven to find the best solution. Our projects are unique and interesting, and you'll need to bring a solution-focused, positive approach to each one to do your best. Surrounded by committed, loyal colleagues, if you can dare to bring your ingenuity and desire to make an impact, you'll be exposed to game-changing, diverse projects that truly allow you to play your part in the energy transition.

    What we offer:

    A key role in a dynamic, international working environment with a large degree of flexibility of work agreements

    Competitive benefits, and great development opportunities - including private health insurance.

    Additional Information

    Relocation Assistance Provided: No

    Why you should apply for a job to GE Vernova:

  • 5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.9/5 in supportive management
  • 100% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 100% would recommend this company to other women
  • 100% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Build your network and connect with other GE employees for professional development via our seven Affinity Networks.
  • We empower our people through coaching and feedback, our talent development philosophy, and even our customizable benefits programs.
  • GE offers many healthcare options; 401(k) plan; tuition reimbursement; adoption resources; employee assistance; and recognition programs.