Information Technology and Cyber Engineer

Lynchburg, VA, US

Full Time Clearance required USD 47K - 71K

BWX Technologies

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At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With more than 7,000 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental restoration and operations management at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.



BWXT is currently seeking an Information Technology and Cyber Enginee for its Advanced Technologies location in Lynchburg, VA!


BWXT is People Strong, Innovation Driven - be part of BWXT’s innovation hub. BWXT’s Advanced Technologies (AT) group researches, designs, and develops innovative new nuclear reactors, nuclear rocket propulsion systems, and radioisotope production systems for both internal and external customers.


BWXT Advanced Technologies (AT) is seeking an Information Technology and Cyber Engineer with a background in Windows and LINUX system administration. 


The successful candidate will be responsible for the oversight, maintenance, and operation of manufacturing systems, including various type of servers, workstations, and PLC based manufacturing systems.  As an IT/Cyber engineer, the person will also be responsible for working to support a variety of corporate IT, business segment manufacturing, and program deliverable systems. These systems will be managed to federal and contractual requirements. This will require regular interaction with IT staff and coordination with Cyber Security personnel to ensure that all the necessary policies are implemented to provide appropriate levels of system security. 


The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and experienced in both Windows Server and LINUX system administration and interested in achieving excellence while working effectively with minimal supervision.


If you are looking for a career where your experience is valued, innovative thinking is fostered, and barrier-free teamwork is embraced every day, then this opportunity is for you. This position will be in Lynchburg, VA and is eligible for relocation benefits.


Job Description / Duties

  • Assisting with the security posture and functionality of the business systems and networks through security scans, group policy management, and controlled rollout of system updates for AT specific program requirements.
  • Assisting with government audits, investigations, and federal compliance checks across several networks within the AT business segment.
  • Engineering solutions and identifying challenges related to design, technical bulletins, and help desk tickets involving servers, workstations, and industrial controls for AT programs.
  • Developing and supporting cyber security and IT policies that support mission critical objectives for AT based on program contract and federal requirements.
  • Supporting various LINUX systems, including performing updates, adding and removing users, maintaining security group assignments for projects on the various systems, and assessing, maintaining, and installing software packages as required to support the AT business segment.


Job Qualifications / Requirements:

  • A minimum of a hIgh school diploma / equivalent is required.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related field is preferred.
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ of related experience.
  • Related project/program management experience managing concurrent multiple complex IT projects (Applications, ERP, Infrastructure, Acquisitions, Cyber Security) is preferred.
  • Experience with Windows Server and LINUX system architectures, including technology infrastructure, data, and applications.
  • Understanding of group policy management, role-based access control, and security groups.
  • Familiarity with LINUX scripting, package maintenance and update processes, network configuration, file systems, user account management, and group and system security policies
  • Understanding of maintenance guidelines in a live manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication skills in order to effectively interact with end users, local Management, and Information Technology (IT) personnel.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality when working with sensitive information.
  • Additional Desired Skillsets.
  • CISSP or Security + Certification.
  • Experience in cyber security with DoD controls.
  • Experience in government audits and compliance-based environments.
  • Working knowledge of the application of security policies on LINUX systems, including SELINUX and DISA STIGs.
  • Experience in networking and industrial controls.
  • Certification as a Red Hat System Administrator or Engineer.
  • Prior experience in the nuclear energy industry with an understanding of software quality assurance controls.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • If required, must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) or Department of Defense (DOD) security clearance.



  • 12 paid holidays which include a winter holiday shutdown.
  • Tuition Assistance.
  • This position will work a 9/80 schedule.
  • Free access to our 24/7 Mt. Athos gym in Lynchburg, Virginia.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to you, your spouse, parents, and parents-in-law, even if they are not covered under your BWXT plan!
  • BWXT employees have access to exclusive perks and discounts on everything from cars and electronics to banking services and a host of popular brands / products through Perks@Work.
  • Medical, dental, vision, short term disability, service-based retirement contributions with additional 401k match and more!




The base salary range for this position in Virginia (US-VA) at the start of employment is expected to be between $47,000 and $71,000 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors, and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, the selected job candidate will be employed 'at-will,’ unless employed at a location and in a position subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  The company further reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and other market factors.


As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company health and safety requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status



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