The Raytheon Applied Signal Technology (RAST) Security organization is hiring a Sr. Information Assurance Specialist I based at our Sunnyvale, CA site. This position supports multiple programs and will report to the Sunnyvale (SVO) Raytheon AST Information Assurance Manager. This position will also coordinate and collaborate with the local Industrial Security Team at this location. (The position performs the functions of an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSM/ISSO) for Raytheon Applied Signal Technology, Inc. information systems and networks, which involves a diverse and multi-faceted customer base, including DOD, SAP/SAR, and SCI.
The position will be responsible for interpreting and implementing agency and national department regulations and policies, which requires establishment, implementation, and maintenance of a comprehensive and compliant computer security program. In addition, this person will be responsible for oversight of destruction and release procedures for systems, components and media, and must be able to apply test and evaluation procedures, configuration management concepts, and risk management.
This position performs computer security functions as assigned, including preparation and submission of System Security Plans (SSPs), computer security briefings, computer/network security audits, inventories, virus definition updates, and conducts security investigations. In addition this job requires some travel and working at other offices weekly/daily as needed.
The position is responsible for developing and administering security procedures for classified or proprietary materials, documents and equipment for major programs. The position researches, studies and implements federal security regulations that apply to company operations. Furthermore, the position is required to coordinate with government agencies to obtain rulings, interpretations and acceptable deviations for compliance with regulations.
This highly-qualified candidate must be a self-starter, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, and work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment. He/she must have a strong work ethic and be flexible and adaptable in order to respond to customer and mission critical needs as they arise. The candidate will work with network engineers and system administrators to ensure compliant network architecture for classified systems.
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.