Senior Cyber Security Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon IIS/GIS provides Operations and Maintenance support for the Intelligence Community

Job Description:
Raytheon is currently seeking a Senior Cyber Security Engineer. This senior level specialist will provide support to the Tier 3 teams which maintain high priority operational systems at a high level of availability, will report and document problems based on mission criticality and guidance, and will also support Tier 2/3 Maintainers and Integration Engineers performing Information Assurance (IA) remediation. This position will serve as the subject matter expert to guide the technical teams in securing and documenting their systems.

Information Assurance Duties and Responsibilities include:
·Consolidate and report IA status to multiple levels of Senior Government leadership

·Documents and track routine and preventative maintenance activities such as application performance, disk utilization, system loading and system monitoring
·Document, report, and support maintainers in the resolution of system outages, or problems encountered during operations of the operational system which may include the collection of diagnostic data, restoring the system to operation, development of workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system.
·Perform system monitoring, analyze and document performance and conduct trend analyses as required
·Support System Engineering groups as required for ongoing analysis and integration efforts
·Work directly with the customer in most aspects of the day-to-day activities
·Support System Maintainers with Basic Input/Output Systems (BIOS) passwords for mission desktops and servers
·Support System Maintainers with compliance of Public Key Enabling (PKE) and Auditing
·Execute the required tasks of inputting the security relevant information into the ICD 503 accreditation application and support continuous monitoring for program maintained systems
·Perform Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) tracking and reporting
·Support of Information Assurance compliance testing
·Provide technical writing assistance, compliance review, approval coordination with the appropriate government agency, and final approval notification
·Provide technical expertise in developing solutions to meet published security requirement guidelines
·Conduct reviews of computer security requirements for compliance, efficiency, and standardization of technical computer security configuration
·Support maintainers performing technical upgrades, repairs and patches, modifications, or replacement of information security tools and technologies as directed
·Perform and assist with technical investigations of security violations involving customer IT systems information

Required Skills:
·This position requires a BS Degree in a related technical discipline and minimum 6 years’ experience OR 14 years of equivalent experience in lieu of a degree.

Required Skills:
·Minimum of 6 years Information Assurance experience
·Experience presenting technical information to customers, clients and/or internal audiences
·Ability to work effectively with frequent and direct customer interaction in a real-time operational environment
·Must have familiarity of ICD 503 accreditation and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA) tracking, reporting, and implementation
·Must have knowledge of security best practices and procedures for various network devices and operating systems

  • Must have Security+ certificate or ability to obtain one within 60 days of hire

Desired Skills:
·CISSP Certification
·Working knowledge of network protocols and common services
·Experience working with ISSOs or ISSMs in a TS/SCI environment
·Experience with ITIL and ITIL Foundation certification
Experience with implementing AWS security
·Experience with network monitoring through Solar Winds
Supports software application maintenance on assigned mission systems running a variety of operating systems to include Unix/Linux and Windows

Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI CI Poly clearance are required.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

  • This position requires a U.S. Person.

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.