Cyber Automation Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Colorado or Texas? Then join our Raytheon team of engineers solving problems that make the world a safer place and help to secure our great nation! Come support those who provide us with all the freedoms we enjoy.

Both of our facilities in Aurora, CO and Richardson, TX offer amenities that create work and life balance. On site we have a 24/7 fitness facility, health center, cafeteria, collaboration rooms and dynamic break areas for easy conversation and socialization. Additionally, we provide employee appreciation lunches, bonus opportunities, and great benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K match, flexible work schedule - just to name a few. Click here to view a brief video and learn more:

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, including a large presence in Aurora, CO and Richardson, TX. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

The Raytheon IIS Hardware & Infrastructure Engineering (HW&I) team is seeking individuals with expertise in cybersecurity infrastructure build automation to join our team. The qualified candidates will have a background in both cybersecurity tools and infrastructure automation via scripting and DevOps tools such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible. They will be responsible for the creation of Chef automation recipes and cookbooks to deploy cybersecurity software tools and harden system security configurations. Some travel (<25%) may be required for installation and troubleshooting support at customer sites. An existing US Government TS/SCI clearance is required for these positions.

Clearance Requirements:
Must be a U.S. CITIZEN with the an active US Government TS/SCI security clearance.

NOTE: $20K Sign on Bonus for current TS/SCI Clearance.

This is a PIPELINE requisition with designated work locations in Richardson, TX or Aurora, CO

Required Skills:
- 5+ years experience writing scripts for automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible to perform operating system configuration updates as well as to install and configure software
- Knowledge of cybersecurity best practices and common toolsets
- 4+ years experience with Linux system administration
- 4+ years of scripting skills in languages such as Python, Perl, Ruby, or PowerShell
- Experience performing COTS software installations
- Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

- Experience with the VMware virtualization suite of tools – vCenter, ESXi, vSphere
- Knowledge of Change Management processes and tools

Required Education:
6 years with a BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics or related technical degree; 4 years with a MS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics or related technical degree.



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.