Cyber Defense Data Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Cyber Threat Operations Group within Global Business Services (GBS) IT Security is looking for an experienced Cyber Defense Data Analyst. This individual will be responsible for adjusting the data models and tuning the tools used by a group of Global Security Threat analysts who are actively monitoring for unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.

The position will require an in-depth knowledge of the various toolsets leveraged in the investigation including data loss prevention, insider threat and user and entity based analytics. It will also require knowledge of the data sources and the ability to identify new data sources to enhance the dataset.

Location: Burlington MA

Job Description:

  • Field analytics questions from the threat analysts
  • Work with stakeholders to identify and develop new policies to detect inappropriate behavior
  • Adjust existing policies
  • Tune the analytics models and threat hunting to identify anomalous behavior

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in information security
  • Experience in data analysis / modeling
  • Extensive knowledge of security concepts and techniques
  • Experience with Data Loss Prevention (DLP) security controls
  • Proven ability to perform effective threat hunting
  • High quality analytical, investigative and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in building data analytic procedures and processes
  • Experience with risk scoring and threat analysis tools
  • Experience with databases, query languages and data visualization tools
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with appropriate discretion
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and deliver reliable and timely results
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in Insider Threat operations or counter-intelligence
  • Understanding of insider threat principles and programs
  • Expertise in big data analytics and tools
  • Knowledge of the Windows operating system to understand normal system behavior
  • Understanding of intrusion tools and behaviors that might indicate misbehavior by an insider threat
  • CISSP Certification
  • GIAC certifications or similar

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber or related discipline


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.