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Network Security Engineer

San Ramon, CA

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Network Security Engineer through 2/11/2022 at 11:59 p.m. (Central Time).  

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Chevron’s strategy is straight-forward: be a leader in efficient and lower carbon production of traditional energy, in high demand today and for decades to come, while growing lower carbon businesses that will be a bigger part of the future. To achieve these goals, we’ll build on the assets, experience, capabilities, and relationships we’ve developed over 140 years to incubate and grow new business.

Technology will play a crucial role in unlocking ever cleaner and more affordable sources of energy. Chevron is seeking innovative, technology professionals with a desire to thrive in the global digital environment and help us lead the global energy transition. An IT career at Chevron offers you the opportunity to work in a technical environment with a global reach. You’ll find that we make a business of investing in our people and encouraging your professional development through a learning culture and challenging on-the-job opportunities. We differentiate ourselves through the application of cutting-edge technology, and by taking a collaborative approach that includes in-house expertise, proprietary solutions, and strategic partnerships. We also offer flexible work schedules and very competitive benefits.

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Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • This role requires a demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with fundamental to intermediate network security concepts like firewall policies, routing and switching as an ability to troubleshoot infrastructure components.
  • In addition to executing network security concepts a successful candidate will collaborate with routing and switching network engineers to design and deploy security devices
  • Provide implementation assistance on Palo Alto firewall, Panorama firewall management and Global Protect VPN security technologies
  • Develop network security hardware standards, implement solutions and processes to maintain the reliability, effectiveness, and efficiency of network security infrastructure components across the enterprise and associated process control environments.
  • Work with project owners, DevOps team members, architects, business units and other stakeholders to create agile solutions, identifying continuous improvement opportunities, creating new or improved processes and automation to support step changes in operational efficiencies.
  • Lead and provide subject matter expertise, and collaborates extensively with other IT SMEs in design, deployment, and implementation of network security solutions by utilizing next generation security technologies and improving frameworks for controls and policies.
  • Analyze network security needs and designs solutions that meet business requirements for protection, standardization, efficiency, scalability, supportability, and cost-effectiveness.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline, or equivalent security engineering experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • Network data gathering tools, traffic analysis, network concepts from layer 2 through 7 including NAT and application identification.
  • Encryption technologies - PKI/SSL, decryption tools.
  • Secure network design, Palo Alto firewalls, Panorama, proxies, Global Protect VPN and third-party connectivity.
  • Palo Alto firewall policy implementation skills.
  • Problem Solving, and ability to accomplish desired results independently with minimal direction in alignment with team goals and security standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective working relationships at all levels with operations, design, projects, vendors, peers, etc

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certifications in Networking and/or Security.
  • 10+ years of related experience.

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Flexible Working

Chevron offers a complete package and provides career development opportunities to all employees. We do this through on-boarding, training and development, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and employee networking groups. We advocate work-life balance and offer employees access to various health and wellness programs.

 What type of flex work does the position offer?

  • We offer alternative work schedules including 9/80 (work 9-hour days, with every other Friday off)
  • We offer a hybrid work model - work remotely from home 2-3 days a week

Working with us

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable and ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. We are focused on lowering the carbon intensity in our operations and seeking to grow lower carbon businesses along with our traditional business lines. More information about Chevron is available at


Chevron offers competitive compensation and benefits programs which includes, but is not limited to, variable pay, healthcare coverage, retirement plan, insurance, time off programs, training and development opportunities and a range of allowances connected to specific work situations. Details of such benefits and allowances are available at

The compensation and reference to benefits for this role is listed on this posting in compliance with Colorado law. The selected candidate’s salary will be determined based on his or her skills, experience, and qualifications.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Job ID: a31483801d4bfc2b0477adf51cbde34da734f9600ceeef73bf8ad1373dd68d91
Employment Type: Other