2024 University Graduate (U.S.) - Cybersecurity Engineer

Requisition ID:  269602


Bechtel has a long tradition of technical and engineering excellence in supporting multiple industries.  Our engineers use their ideas and ingenuity to create innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions for our customers.


The various Cybersecurity Engineering tasks demand detail-oriented individuals with multi-faceted skills, particularly in-depth technical expertise, flexibility, enthusiasm for individual and team tasks, and analytical problem-solving capabilities.


As a Cybersecurity Engineer, you will work in multi-disciplinary teams and provide crucial expertise in industrial Control System (ICS) cybersecurity services to projects as part of the design or after the design is complete.


The total number of hires and start dates are subject to workload and business conditions. Locations will vary based on the project needs, and may include Houston, TX, Reston, VA, or various project sites.


General Job Duties

This entry-level position will allow you to perform assignments that will develop professional working knowledge and abilities through the application of applicable codes and standards, as well as engineering calculations and techniques, procedures, and criteria.  You will exercise limited, but increasing, judgment in performing your assigned duties using methods prescribed by your supervisor.


Typical Activities of the Cybersecurity Team

  • Assist with control system network design development
  • Evaluate vendor cybersecurity products and write evaluations results
  • Work with NIST-based and other standards to achieve cybersecurity work activities
  • Set up and troubleshoot cybersecurity test configurations
  • Provide logic and Human Machine Interface programming for cybersecurity testing rigs
  • Assist in providing patch management activities for the overall Technical Center
  • Provide status of ongoing design and development activities
  • Work on special projects like the ICS Trainer System and the ancillary work activities that support it


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical, or Electro-Mech Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Ability and willingness to relocate and/or travel to domestic and/or international project jobsites
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check
  • Possess the eligibility to work and remain in the U.S. without visa sponsorship, now or in the future


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Chemical, Mechanical, or Electro-Mech Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Completed relevant coursework with a strong GPA
  • Prior co-op or internship experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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