Company: Chevron
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Cyber Intelligence Data Scientist located in Houston, TX Texas / United States through September 20, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID#402154


Company is seeking a Cyber Security Data Scientists to be part of a dynamic Cyber Threat Intelligence Team within Chevron's Cyber Intelligence Center (CIC). The Cyber Security Data Scientist role will primarily focus on cyber security and insider threat advanced data analytics to better detect and help predict pending cyber threats targeting Chevron.

The Data Scientist is expected to have previous experience working with large dynamic data sets, developing and architecting cyber security related data models, and have a good understanding of the cyber security threat landscape and how threat adversaries operate, i.e. adversary reconnaissance, phishing attacks, how malware operates, exploitation, lateral movement and data exfiltration.

The successful candidate will possess strong data science, analytic and programming skills, good foundational knowledge in cyber security threats, good communication skills, creative, work both independently and as part of team and in some situations work under pressure to detect imminent threats. Additionally, all candidates considered must have experience in applying data science to solve cyber security related problems.

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

  • Analyze security logs to identify information and features that can be used in correlation and threat detection
  • Develop use cases using advanced analytic techniques that help detect threats and generate insight for our cybersecurity operations
  • Work in high pressure situations and within a team environment.
  • Provide creative and innovative solutions and serve as a thought leader
  • Develop proof of concept hunting and/or detection workflows
  • Automation of hunting and/or detection
  • Helping other develop data science solutions to automate or simply decision making

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Sciences or related technical field
  • 3+ years of experience working with supervised and unsupervised machine learning
  • 3+ years performing anomaly detection
  • 3+ years programming in Python
  • 3+ years working with data visualization and ability to communicate findings
  • Experience in data wrangling
  • Statistics
  • Demonstrated ability to use scripting skills to automate routine tasks
  • Experience working in a Linux environment preferred
  • Strong technical troubleshooting/problem solving skills
  • Advance Splunk knowledge (implementing data science models within Splunk)

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

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.

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, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.


Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 


Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.


Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:


“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”


As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.


We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.


At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.




Chevron placed 3rd in the 2019 Rigzone Ideal Employer Rankings -  find out more here.