SEL is looking for a Cyber Services Engineer to help improve the reliability and secure operation of power system infrastructure. In this position, your first priority is to understand the security vulnerabilities and business requirements present in the power system infrastructure. You will then design, develop, test, and document any new system that a customer might need to improve power system infrastructure safety, performance, reliability, and security. A successful candidate has a technical bachelors degree in engineering, or computer science, including several years of experience in network security. If you are looking for a dynamic position in Cyber Services, then this position is for you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

1. Possess, understand and apply knowledge and experience of industrial control system security, including technical controls, security assessments, policies, plans and procedures. CISSP and/or GSEC or equivalent certifications required. Working knowledge of NERC/CIP compliance and/or NIST SP800 security requirements. Ability to obtain security clearance and related SEL products to complete complex assignments.

2. Identify security risks.

3. Design and implement new networking and security systems.

4. Provide feedback to internal SEL development teams to improve SEL products and services.

5. Create design documentation including specifications, processes, and drawings.

6. Travel to customer sites to commission systems.

7. Perform vulnerability assessments, audits, and tabletop exercises to improve an organizations security and compliance posture.

8. Develop automation and security tools that will assist in project commissioning.

9. Revise employee security protocols.

10. Respond to employee technical issues.

11. Model, teach, and apply SEL Values, Principles of Operations, and World Class Manufacturing Principles.

12. Understand. Create. Simplify.

13. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

B.S. in Engineering or Computer Science

5+ years relevant application experience with electric power systems, industry practices, and security practices and philosophies

Demonstrated knowledge of electric power system protection and control, integration and/or automation and communications applications

Demonstrated proven knowledge of electric power system design, studies, information and communication technology and protective relay applications

Willing to travel both domestically and internationally a minimum of 25% based on focus area

Strong writing, documentation, analytical problem-solving, and speaking skills
Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities
Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
Background check results satisfactory to SEL
Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications

Electrical utility, industrial plant, consulting engineering, or system integrator experience

CISSP, GSEC, or NIST certification

Windows/Linux Systems Administration experience

CCNA/Network+ equivalent or higher networking knowledge

Experience with NERC CIP compliance requirements and audits

Scripting/coding/network automation skills (Python, C#, Ansible)

Physical Requirements

Location Information

Pullman, WA

Charlotte, North Carolina

An Award Winning Company

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) has earned a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and service. This has enabled us to expand within both the electric utility and industrial markets in many different industries, markets, and geographies around the world.

Communication with Applicants

SEL sends an initial e-mail response to all applicants at time of rsum or CV submittal. If you do not receive this communication, please check your SPAM filter and make sure your system is not blocking e-mails from SEL. It is important that you ensure your receipt of this e-mail as SEL may communicate future position updates via e-mail.

SEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer: M/F/Vets/Disabled.

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


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Cyber Services Engineer

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Pullman, WA 99163

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