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Industrial Network Engineer

Houston, Texas


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Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Industrial Network Engineer through 5/27/2022  at 11:59 p.m. (Central Time)  

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.

Join Chevron IT. Lend us your skills and enjoy a great career with Chevron. ​ 

  • We are looking for motivated individuals to join our IT Engineering team as an Industrial Network Engineer where you will develop, implement, optimize, and maintain network solutions inindustrial settings while ensuring the reliability and security of the network infrastructure.

  • You will have an opportunity to apply Security and Network concepts in several specialty fields within the Network Function such as Refineries, Oilfields, Lubricant plants, pipeline infrastructure, and other industrial environments.

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

To be successful as anIndustrial Network Engineer, you should be able to identify the most optimal network solutions for our digital platforms in accordance with best practices and company security policies. You understand the nuances of different network solutions and implications for solution design. The Industrial Network Engineer will apply excellent troubleshooting skills, stay current with industry trends, and must be a team player. 

  • Design, implement, and maintain industrial communication solutions to solve business problems and provide value to a wide variety of business functions. 

  • Participate in the design, implementation and troubleshooting of our industrial network infrastructure

  • Gather requirements and interact with multiple internal and external stakeholders to design and engineer our industrial network infrastructure

  • Create technical design documentations (HLD, LLD, Network Diagrams and implementation/test plan)

  • Provide comprehensive tier-3 support for the operational teams, this includes working with and coordinating vendors and service providers

  • Interact with global peers within the network design, operation and across other support teams, to solve the more challenging escalated problems as well as simple to more complex change implementations

  • Implement and maintain processes, procedures and associated plans for network infrastructure including administration, usage, and disaster recovery

  • Use ticketing and change management systems to track incidents and changes

  • Participate in BCP and DRP events and exercises as part of a team supporting the overall process control environment

  • Document standard operating procedures, diagrams, and training materials for use by the team

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a network engineering role focusing on enterprise and/or industrial network design and administration

  • Hands-on experiencewith switching and routing operation, design, and troubleshooting for Enterprise or Industrial networks in highly available or mission critical environments (Cisco)

  • Comprehensive understanding of the Purdue Model and/or Zones and Conduits security models.

  • Extensive experience in Wireless Technologies such as Microwave Point-to-Point, Point-to-Multipoint, and Wi-Fi (Aruba & Cisco)

  • Working experience of Industrialtype connectivity such as Cellular and Satellite technology

  • Firewall design and administrationexperience preferred (Cisco, Palo Alto)

  • Working experience of Software Defined Network (SDN), Network Function virtualization (NFV) and Cloud applications


  •  Exceptional written and oral communication skills are essential, customer focus, and ability work with both technical and non-technical people.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B. S. degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science

Relocation Options:

Relocationmay beconsidered.

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.

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