Cyber Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Services (IIS) – Cyber Security & Special Missions (CSM) – Raytheon Foreground Security (RFS) has an immediate opening for a Cyber Security Analyst. The candidate will be able to effectively analyze all relevant cyber security event data and other information sources for suspicious network traffic, attack indicators and potential security breaches; produce reports, assist in coordination during incidents.
This position could be a G08 or G09 level – depending on experience.

Responsibilities will include:

• The qualified candidate will assess network threats such as computer viruses, exploits, and malicious attacks;

• Determining true threats, false positives and network system misconfigurations and provide solutions to issues detected in a timely manner;

• Monitor for potential compromise, intrusion, deficiency, significant event or threat to the security posture and security baseline;

• Update and maintain standard operating procedures and other technical documentation

Required Skills:

Prior experience working in one of the following:
• Security Operations Center (SOC)/Network Operations Center (NOC)
• Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT)
• Experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more of the following:
• Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response
• Working knowledge of Intrusion detection/protection systems
• Knowledge and understanding of network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures
• Working knowledge of network protocols and common services
• System log analysis
• Current experience with network intrusion detection and response operations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)
• Experience responding to and resolving situations caused by network attacks
• Ability to assess information of network threats such as scans, computer viruses or complex attacks
• Working knowledge of WAN/LA concepts and technologies
• SIEM content Analysis, Development and Testing
• Familiarity with packet analysis to include:
• HTTP Headers & Status codes
• SMTP Traffic & Status codes
• FTP Traffic & Status Codes

At least 1 security certification as stated below:

• Or related advanced IT certification

Speaks English fluently

• Personality traits: Naturally curious and inquisitive nature; persistent and determined; loves solving problems and puzzles; analytically rigorous; uncompromising integrity.

Desired Skills:

• Experience with firewalls, routers or antivirus appliances a plus

• Experience working on a 24x7x365 watch desk environment

• Experience with industry standard help desk tools

Required Education and experience:

G08: Bachelor’s Degree with 4 years of experience in IT with a concentration in security operations and analysis or Associate’s Degree and 6 additional years of related work experience or

G09: Bachelor’s Degree with 6 years of experience in IT with a concentration in security operations and analysis or Associate’s Degree and 8 additional years of related work experience


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.