Cyber Security Engineer - AREVA


Cyber Security Engineer - AREVA

AREVA supplies high added-value products and services to support the operation of the global nuclear fleet. 

The company is present throughout the entire nuclear cycle, from uranium mining to used fuel recycling, including nuclear reactor design and operating services. AREVA is recognized by utilities around the world for its expertise, its skills in cutting-edge technologies and its dedication to the highest level of safety. 

Through partnerships, the company is active in the renewable energy sector.  

AREVA’s 44,000 employees are helping build tomorrow’s energy model: supplying ever safer, cleaner and more economical energy to the greatest number of people.  

The Engineering & Licensing Organization:

Engineering & Licensing Organization performs a wide range of engineering and project activities needed to build, upgrade, support operations or dismantle nuclear reactors, , spent fuel recycling and waste management facilities.

We work exclusively for the AREVA Group, executing the necessary scope of work either with our internal resources and/or together with external partners.

Engineering & Licensing Organization employs over 500 professionals in the USA.

Over the years, we developed a unique set of competencies in project management, design, construction, commissioning and inspection. Today, we continue to make the development of technical and project management skills our top priority. 

We are strongly committed to the excellence in projects' execution and respect of our time lines combined with meeting the highest levels of safety and quality requirements our customers expect.  

Job Description:  

AREVA is seeking a Cyber Security Engineer. 

Responsibilities and duties include:  

  • Assisting in business opportunities alignment within the energy sector.  
  • Capture and proposal development in response to identified opportunities.  Formulation of technical strategies and personnel requirements to fulfill successful captures.  
  • Formulates cyber strategies to best meet evolving technological requirements.  
  • Perform a variety of network security accreditation and policy support tasks, including project management support services.   
  • Supports activities within AREVA for the strategic high priority development, testing, program assessments, policy and guidance, and education and training   
  • Monitor the progress of the E&P Cyber programs with E&P and Product Line management and contractors to ensure adequacy and thoroughness of results.  
  • Provide guidance and implementation recommendations for security enhancements.   
  • Industry involvement with the development of best practices.   
  • Develop the requisite training programs for organizational development.   
  • Act as a project mentor and interface with both internal/external customers and technical subject matter experts. 
  • Utility experience
  • Demonstrated briefing and public speaking skills
  • Excellent written skills
  • Ability to travel 50%

Job Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Engineering/Engineering Technology plus a minimum of 3-5 years of progressive engineering experience.  Advance degree may be substituted for related experience (MBA/MS 1-2yrs, PhD 1-3 yrs).
  • Knowledge of design/system engineering and regulatory requirements for commercial nuclear plants.
  • Moderate knowledge of nuclear plant I&C design and related engineering standards, techniques and criteria.
  • Commercial Nuclear, Government Cyber Security related knowledge
  • Understanding of R.G. 5.71, DOE Order O.201.5 and NEI 08-09 Implementation Requirements
  • Apply a range of cyber security concepts to mitigate risks in cyber security operations
  • Develop and apply decision frameworks using the guidelines of cyber security ethics, law, and strategy
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff and management.
  • Apply the theory of cyber deterrence in developing future cyber security strategies and policies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated ability to present to clients.
  • Strong analytical ability and problem identification/problem resolution skills.

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.  

  • Demonstrated leadership ability to manage multiple tasks and projects through subordinates.
  • Manage the development of cyber security standards and capabilities
  • Design strategies for development of an effective cyber security workforce
  • Analyze technical and operational requirements for future cyber security systems
  • Compare and contrast international cyber security policies, strategies, and capabilities
  • Identify the missions, authorities, and responsibilities of key cyber security organizations within the international community.
  • Advanced certification(s) such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, GSEC, GSLC, etc


Routine (50%) domestic and international travel. Travel needs will be dependent upon the project requirements. Managed tasked projects will be supported primarily from the office with travel to the sites for meetings/walkdowns. Staff augmentation projects will be supported at the respective plant sites.  

AREVA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.