Principal Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS), Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) Center is seeking a talented Principal Systems Engineer to join the Secure Systems Department. This position is in a technical growth area and we need individuals who can apply their technical knowledge and experience to system security engineering and program protection concerns within the key areas of cybersecurity, anti-tamper, software assurance, supply chain exploitation, and threat and design vulnerability analysis. The Principal Systems Engineer will participate in the development of embedded and networked security solutions, and will be responsible for leading and executing the cybersecurity efforts for secure system products. Activities will consist of security subsystem specifications, security subsystem architecture, interface descriptions, RMF assessment and authorization, and vulnerability assessments.

The Principal Systems Engineer must be able to work independently and as a member of a team in coordination with engineers in development, integration, test and modeling. The Principal Systems Engineer will exhibit a high degree of creativity and ingenuity, and will be responsible for developing advanced systems /security integrity and information assurance leveraging RMF guidelines and concepts. The Principal Systems Engineer must be able to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers, and will be required to brief senior Raytheon and customer leadership teams


Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience designing, implementing, testing, and fielding real-time security-oriented solutions on Department of Defense (DoD) programs (embedded experience highly preferred)
  • Highly proficient in evaluating the security posture of Network and System environments, and providing corrective recommendations
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience
  • Knowledge of security standards, methods, and policies; risk and threat analysis; technical security safeguards; and operational security measures
  • Experience with secure real-time operating systems
  • Experience with certification and accreditation of cryptographic, anti-tamper, cybersecurity and other security-related engineering products / systems
  • Experience with direct interfaces with respect to customer representatives and external suppliers
  • Experience with commercial-off-the-shelf security technologies and trusted products
  • Experience using security-relevant tools and devices for security auditing, network security, host/server security, communication security, and policy management
  • Requires at least one Industry recognized Cybersecurity Certification, compliant with DoDI 8570.01-M IAT Level III
  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Requires US Citizenship
  • Ability to access US only data

Desired Skills:
  • Experience in at least one of the Program Protection Areas: Anti-Tamper (HW, SW, Systems), Cyber Security, SW Assurance, etc.
  • Experience with multi-level security
  • Experience performing reverse engineering
  • Background in proposal development and leadership
  • Background in both Systems Engineering and Software Engineering practices
  • Experience in authoring BOEs for System Security Engineering Pursuits
  • Raytheon Six Sigma
  • Integrated Product Development System
  • Risk Management
  • System Architecture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Required Education (including Major): B.S. in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics; Advanced degree(s) preferred

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons

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.