Information Systems Security Manager CLEARANCE REQUIRED - Vernova Research

GE Capital
New York, New York
Dec 01, 2023
Dec 13, 2023
Engineering, Systems
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description Summary
GE Vernova Research is building a USG Classified Program at our Niskayuna, NY site. Information systems have an important role in this and we are looking for an individual with experience as an Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) or Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to fill our ISSM role and help us build and administer our IS program.

GE Vernova's Advanced Research business is the central innovation engine for GE's portfolio of energy businesses, which will be unified under one banner called GE Vernova. The research organization is made up of 250+ researchers representing virtually every major scientific and engineering discipline. Collectively, they are driving major research programs and initiatives to decarbonize power, accelerate renewables, and promote electrification and the creation of a 21st century grid fit to power a zero-carbon energy future.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

The Information Systems Security Manager will be responsible for leading GE Vernova Research's Classified Information Systems program ensuring it meets or exceeds all requirements. The ideal candidate will be a detail oriented, self-starter with a strong IT background and previous experience supporting classified programs. This role offers a great opportunity to have a significant impact providing leadership in an important, growing area of the company.

In this role, you will:
  • Develop, maintain, and oversee the Information Systems (IS) security program and ensure policies and procedures are documented, up-to-date, and being followed.
  • Lead and ensure implementation of strong processes in the IS program (i.e. configuration management, change management, vulnerability management, incident management, investigation, reporting, ).
  • Stay current with the latest threats, vulnerabilities and best practices, make changes to the program as required, and regularly test security controls to ensure IS security.
  • In partnership with the FSO, manage IS program relationship with USG representatives and coordinate IS security inspections, tests & reviews.
  • Develop and implement an effective IS security education, training, and awareness program.
  • Leverage your skills and abilities to lead and/or assist with GE Vernova Research non-classified IT governance
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or in STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
  • A minimum of 7 years' professional experience, with a minimum of 5 years' professional experience in IT security or governance (Risk management, Compliance, Audits, Software Governance, etc.) and 2 years as an ISSM or ISSO
  • Strong process focus, detail oriented
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as part of a high performing team
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Niskayuna, NY
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Due to the nature of the duties of this position, this role requires the individual to have US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship.
Desired Characteristics
  • U.S. Government classified program ISSM or ISSO experience
  • Information security certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.)
  • Knowledge of risk management frameworks (ISO, NIST, etc.)
  • Prior experience in IT operations and support
  • Self-starter, identifies opportunities for improvement and implements positive change
  • Project management experience
The salary range for this position is $113,000 - $188,000 USD, annually. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate's experience, their education, and the work location.

GE provides a comprehensive benefits package that provides access to plans which support the overall wellbeing of our employees and their dependents. These benefits include, but are not limited to, health care coverage (medical, dental, vision, pharmacy), a retirement plan that includes Company Retirement Savings and a 401K with Company matching, Life Insurance options, Disability coverage, paid time-off, EAP, and more.

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.

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).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes